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Employment in NJ

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Athletic Trainers Athletic Trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses. 630 $59,090 Bachelor’s degree in athletic training, sports medicine, physical education is usually required. Master’s degrees are common. In most states, athletic trainers need a license or certification. Bachelor’s degree
Exercise Physiologists Exercise Physiologists oversee the analysis, improvement, and maintenance of health and fitness; rehabilitation of heart disease and other chronic diseases and disabilities; and the professional guidance and counsel of athletes and others interested in sports training. $44,770 Exercise Physiologist either has an academic degree in exercise physiology or who is certified by ASEP to practice exercise physiology [via the Exercise Physiologist Certified exam (EPC)], or who has a doctorate degree in exercise physiology from an accredited college or university. Certification, Bachelor's Degree or Master’s Degree
Kinesiotherapists Kinesiotherapists develop and monitor exercise programs to help people regain muscle strength and function lost due to injury or disease. Some kinesiotherapists focus on specific types of patients or conditions, such as people recovering from injuries or those with degenerative musculoskeletal disease. $40,000 A career as a kinesiotherapist begins with a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited school followed by a lengthy apprenticeship under a Registered Kinesiotherapist. The candidate must then pass an examination given by the American Kinesiotherapists Association (AKA) to become certified. Bachelor’s Degree