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What are the different types of jobs that a kinesiology major get you?

Hello, I'm in the fall of my senior year and I was looking into a kinesiology, I really love helping other's and I have a large background in sport's injury's and also personal fitness. If you can help me with my question I would certainly appreciate it. #medicine #sports #personal-training


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Gary’s Answer

Hi,
I found the below information on American Kinesiology Association's website, my daughter is in this field and she used her Kin. degree to get into Occupational Therapy and is studying for her Masters degree.
Good luck!


Careers in Kinesiology---


Adapted Physical Activity
Aquatics Director
Athletic Administration in School or College
Athletic Trainer
Biomechanist
Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
Coaching at School or College
Director of Youth Camps/ Sport Programs
Epidemiologist – Physical Activity
Exercise Physiologist
Fitness Instructor or Program Director at Commercial Fitness Center - Program Director of Corporate Fitness Center - Sports Director at Resort
Massage Therapist
Medical Doctor
Occupational Therapist
Personal Trainer
Physical Education Teacher at School or College
Physical Therapist
Physician Assistant
Professor of Kinesiology, Physical Education
Recreational Therapist
Registered Nurse
Respiration Therapist
Sport Management
Sport Psychologist for Performance Enhancement
Sports Information Director
Sports Journalist
Sports Marketing
Sports Officiating
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Adapted Physical Activity
American Association of Adapted Sports Program
Aquatics Director
USA Swimming
Athletic Administration in School or College
National High School Coaches Association
Athletic Trainer
Biomechanist
American Society of Biomechanics
Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
American Association of Cardiovasular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Chiropractic Physician
Coaching at School or College
National High School Coaches Association
Director of Youth Camps/ Sport Programs
Boys and Girls Club of America
YMCA
Epidemiologist – Physical Activity
U.S. Centers for Disease Control
Physical Activity and Nutrition
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Exercise Physiologist
Massage Therapist
American Massage Therapy Association
Occupational Therapist
Personal Trainer
IDEA Health and Fitness Association
Certifications
American College of Sports Medicine
Cooper Institute


Thank you Gary this has been a big help for me! Jacob R.

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Sharool’s Answer

A kinesiology major would be ideal for anyone with a passion for physical activity and the biological sciences involved. The field of kinesiology includes several disciplines, such as exercise science, physical education and sports management.

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