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What are the Best Sports Medicine Jobs?

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Updated January 10, 2011

Want a sports job? There are many jobs and career opportunities in fields related to sports and sports medicine. The two major specialty areas for those looking for a sports medicine career involve working with athletes or the general population to improve fitness and sports performance or to work with those to prevent or recover from sport injuries. Most sports medicine professionals will have some overlap between these two areas and strive to help individuals achieve optimal health and sports performance goals.

Choosing a job or a career in sports and health promotion is possibly the easiest career decision you might make. But deciding exactly where to focus your career goals can be challenging. There is an endless number of possible jobs in sports and the career choices can include higher education and degrees that require years of study or basic certifications that require a few month of hands on training. If you love sports, determining what path to take can be excruciating. One of the best ways to sort it all out is to talk to people doing what you think you may want to do, and find out what the day-to-day job is really like. Volunteering at local facilities can also help you gain a bit of focus.

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Volunteering is a great way to immerse yourself in a chosen field without any long-term commitment. What better way to discover if that is really the way you want to spend 40 hours a week? Check the following links for schools and career information:

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