Success is Helping Others to Achieve
Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.
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Related Job Titles
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Certified Athletic Trainer, Head Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine Coordinator, Athletic Instructor, Clinical Instructor, Head Athletic Trainer/Strength Coach, Athletic Trainer, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, Resident Athletic Trainer
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What you Need to Know
- Medicine — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
- Therapy and Counseling — Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
- Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings
- Data base user interface and query software — Digital Coach AthleticTrainer; Injury tracking software; Keffer Development Services Athletic Trainer System ATS; Premier Software Simtrak Mobility
- Electronic mail software — Email software
- Medical software — BioEx Systems Exercise Pro; ImPACT
- Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint
- Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel
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