Athletic trainers help prevent injuries among athletes and help them recover from injuries. They are health care professionals that diagnose and treat injuries caused by stress to the musculoskeletal system. They are also trained to teach injury prevention methods to people who work in jobs that have a high demand of physical activity.
Qualifications for a career in athletic training include, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree and certification. Most athletic trainers have graduate degrees.
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