Health and Fitness Professionals: A Practical Career Guide

Health and Fitness Professionals: A Practical Career Guide

by Kezia Endsley

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Overview

Welcome to the allied health professions! If you are interested in a career in the health and fitness field (the allied health field, as it is often called), you’ve come to the right book. So what exactly do these people do on the job, day in and day out? What kind of skills and educational background do you need to succeed in these fields? How much can you expect to make, and what are the pros and cons of these various fields? Do these career paths have a bright future? Is this even the right career path for you? How do you avoid burnout and deal with stress? This book can help you answer these questions and more.

This book, which includes interviews with professionals in the field, covers six main areas of health and fitness that have proven to be stable, lucrative, and growing professions.

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Exercise physiology
  • Massage therapy
  • Athletic training

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538111840
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/31/2019
Series: Practical Career Guides
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 136
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Kezia Endsley is an editor and writer with over 25 years of experience. She is the author of four educational books for middle school and high school aged students. She has worked as an editor for numerous publishers, both in-house and as a freelancer.

Table of Contents

So You Want a Career in the Health and Fitness Field?

Chapter 1 Why Choose a Career in the Health and Fitness Field?

Chapter 2 Forming a Career Plan

Chapter3 Pursuing the Education Path

Chapter 4 Writing Your Resume and Interviewing

Glossary of Terms

Further Resources

About the Author

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