Health Careers in Sports

Health Careers in Sports

Book - 2016
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Being an athlete means taking care of your body . . . but athletes also know that they need help with that. Just as they depend on teammates in the game, they lean on experts away from the playing field. In this book, find out how health professionals make sure athletes of all kinds are ready when the whistle blows. Doctors, trainers, physical therapists, and even psychologists are needed by pro teams, universities, and individual athletes. Whether you are aiming at a sports health career or for some other area, if you want to stay in the game, Careers Off the Field is for you. Every book shows you ways to combine your passion for sports with a way to make sports your career, even if you're not putting on a uniform. Each title in this series contains color photos, charts showing salaries for career areas, tips on key educational steps toward the career, and back matter including: an index, further reading lists for books and internet resources, and a series glossary. Mason Crest's editorial team has placed Key Icons to Look for throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are then used in the prose throughout that chapter, and are emboldened, so that the reader is able to reference back to the definitions- building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter contains terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.
Publisher: Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781422232682
1422232689
9781422232644
Branch Call Number: J617.1027 B95h
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

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