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Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise

Human Kinetics
Paperback (184 pages)

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Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise is your guide to landing your dream job in one of today’s most exciting, popular, and fastest-growing industries!

Produced by the American Kinesiology Association, this hands-on guide includes detailed job descriptions, information on working conditions, salary ranges, responsibilities, key skills, and required certifications for 36 careers in sport and fitness:

• Aquatic therapist

• Athletic trainer (college or university sport team)

• Athletic trainer (high school sport team)

• Athletic trainer (as physician extender)

• Athletic trainer (clinical)

• Personal trainer

• Group exercise instructor

• Strength and conditioning coach

• Fitness center owner or manager

• Fitness leader in gerontology settings

• Health promotion specialist

• Fitness specialist

• Physical education teacher

• Sport instructor

• Coach

• Sport official

• Sport psychologist

• Sport administrator

• Sport marketer

• Media and public relations specialist

• Professional scout

• Sport event manager

• Sport journalist

• Sport facility operations manager

• Clinical exercise physiologist

• Certified clinical exercise specialist

• Sport dietitian

• Sports medicine clinic director

• Physical therapist

• Occupational therapist

• Medical and osteopathic physicians

• Chiropractor

• Physician assistant

• Kinesiology professor

• Kinesiology researcher

• Kinesiology department administrator

If you are ready to pursue a job in the sport, fitness, or exercise industry, Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise is one resource you can’t be without.

Dream Jobs in Sports Management and Administration (Great Careers in the Sports Industry)

By Jeri Freedman

Rosen Pub Group
Library Binding (136 pages)

Dream Jobs in Sports Management and Administration (Great Careers in the Sports Industry)
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Looks at the different careers in the sports management and administration field, discussing training, education, and work conditions.

Careers

By DK

DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
Released: 2015-03-03
Paperback (320 pages)

Careers
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It's never too early for your teen or tween to start thinking about a career, and Careers is the perfect way to do it. Inspiring and imaginative as well as practical, Careers has charts and tables that help young people gauge interest about possible careers — it's like having a personal career advisor by your side whenever you need it!

Speech pathologist? Check. Zookeeper? Check. Jewelry designer? Check.

Nurse? Architect? Chef? Check, check, and check.

Covering more than 400 jobs, Careers is organized in an easy-to-navigate, clear structure that helps guide teen and tween readers. Check at-a-glance summary panels for chosen careers to learn about salary, working hours, training, and career paths. Cross-referenced job matrix tables offer another way to learn about all the options. Tweens and teens with no idea of what kind of job to look for can start with their favorite school subjects or hobbies and find relevant careers from there. It may not be time for your teen or tween to prepare a resume and find a job, but the advice in Careers can help young people start thinking about the future!

Dream Jobs in Coaching (Great Careers in the Sports Industry)

By Colleen Ryckert Cook

Brand: Rosen Pub Group
Library Binding (128 pages)

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Looks at the different careers in the coaching and fitness field, discussing training, education, and work conditions.

Dream Jobs in Sports Fitness and Medicine (Great Careers in the Sports Industry)

By Laura La Bella

Brand: Rosen Pub Group
Library Binding (143 pages)

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Discusses the importance of sports medicine to athletics, how to begin working in the field, and offers examples of some sports fitness and medicine occupations.

Ignite the Fire: The Secrets to Building a Successful Personal Training Career (Revised, Updated, and Expanded)

By Jonathan Goodman

Goodman Jonathan
Released: 2015-02-10
Paperback (240 pages)

Ignite the Fire: The Secrets to Building a Successful Personal Training Career (Revised, Updated, and Expanded)
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  • Ignite the Fire The Secrets to Building a Successful Personal Training Career Revised Updated and Expanded
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***"A look at personal training that goes beyond the textbooks." - Muscle & Fitness ***

If you want to start or grow a successful, fulfilling, and profitable personal training career so you can live life with more freedom while helping the most amount of people possible, this book is for you!

Here's the deal:
Now in a revised, expanded, and upgraded edition, Ignite the Fire is the highly practical approach to personal training already relied on by thousands of trainers Worldwide.

Repeatedly called one of the "best books for personal trainers", it provides a clear road map teaching you how to become a personal trainer, to getting a personal trainer certification, to building your career from the bottom up so you can build a clientele, your reputation, and income.

HAVE YOU EVER wanted to know the best, high-integrity techniques to get more clients, run a fitness business, or have a solid system for selling personal training?

You're not alone. For years Jon's been asked these questions so he read, watched, researched and interviewed the best in the world to compile Ignite the Fire. This powerful book for certified personal trainers will show you how to:
  • Build your confidence to tackle the job head on and come out on top (pg 16)
  • Find your dream job in the fitness industry (pg 26)
  • Find, market to, and sell your ideal client while seamlessly dealing with objections (pg 64)
  • Build amazing workouts for beginners (pg 124)
  • Deal with the 10 most common difficult client types (pg 160)
  • Develop multiple income streams while maintaining your reputation (pg 202)
Ignite the Fire provides a clear road map to building your career from the bottom up so you can build a clientele, your reputation, and income.

Don't delay, scroll up and buy your copy today!

Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

By Anders Ericsson

EAMON DOLAN
Released: 2017-04-11
Paperback (336 pages)

Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
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“This book is a breakthrough, a lyrical, powerful, science-based narrative that actually shows us how to get better (much better) at the things we care about.”—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin

“Anyone who wants to get better at anything should read [Peak]. Rest assured that the book is not mere theory. Ericsson’s research focuses on the real world, and he explains in detail, with examples, how all of us can apply the principles of great performance in our work or in any other part of our lives.”—Fortune


Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak distills three decades of myth-shattering research into a powerful learning strategy that is fundamentally different from the way people traditionally think about acquiring new abilities. Whether you want to stand out at work, improve your athletic or musical performance, or help your child achieve academic goals, Ericsson’s revolutionary methods will show you how to improve at almost any skill that matters to you.
 
“The science of excellence can be divided into two eras: before Ericsson and after Ericsson. His groundbreaking work, captured in this brilliantly useful book, provides us with a blueprint for achieving the most important and life-changing work possible: to become a little bit better each day.”—Dan Coyle, author of The Talent Code
 

“Ericsson’s research has revolutionized how we think about human achievement. If everyone would take the lessons of this book to heart, it could truly change the world.”—Joshua Foer, author of Moonwalking with Einstein

 

The Art of Sportscasting: How to Build a Successful Career

By Tom Hedrick

Brand: Taylor Trade Publishing
Paperback (310 pages)

The Art of Sportscasting: How to Build a Successful Career
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Author Tom Hedrick has elicited and gathered strategic and tactical advice from the top professionals in sporstcasting. Over 76 top-notch sports broadcasting personalities share their experience and acquired wisdom, including Curt Gowdy, Ray Scott, Bob Costas, Jack Buck, Jim Nantz, Keith Jackson, Bob Starr, Joe Castiglione, Kevin Harlan, and Mitch Holthus. While their stories are enjoyable and motivating, these pros do more than reminisce. They itemize specific actions with lists of do's and don'ts and tips. Most importantly, they talk about the strong personal values and philosophies that are and have been essential to their success and to the journey for getting there.

A Career In Sports: Advice from Sports Business Leaders

By Michelle Wells & Jim Kahler

Brand: M.Wells Enterprises
Paperback (284 pages)

A Career In Sports: Advice from Sports Business Leaders
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People who are fortunate enough to work in sports get paid to do what many sports fans would do for free. The questions then become: 1) what can a person do to get that dream job in sports, and 2) what makes someone successful once in the job? A Career In Sports: Advice from Sports Business Leaders answers these questions and many more. This book captures advice from 31 sports executives working in areas such as college athletics, pro sports, sponsorship, and player personnel. Their insights are valuable to students and young professionals starting careers in sports and anyone who is looking to make a career change into the sports industry.

Dream Jobs in Sports Marketing (Great Careers in the Sports Industry)

By Heather Moore Niver

Rosen Pub Group
Library Binding (126 pages)

Dream Jobs in Sports Marketing (Great Careers in the Sports Industry)
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Looks at the different careers in the sports marketing field, discussing training, education, and work conditions.

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