Professional sportsmen and women train and compete, either individually or as part of a team, in their chosen sport for financial gain.
New workers start around £16,637. Normal pay is £25,204 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £46,278.
- Discusses performance problems with coaches, physiotherapists, dieticians and doctors.
- Maintains clothing and other specialised sporting equipment.
- Builds stamina, physical strength and agility through running, fitness exercises and weight training.
- Attends training sessions to develop skills and practice individual or team moves and tactics.
- Participates in exhibitions, pre-qualifying events, tournaments and competitions.
Skills employers are asking for
- Active Learning
- Learning Strategies
- Critical Thinking
- Active Listening
- Reading Comprehension
This hands-on Sport and Exercise Rehabilitation degree has a practical focus and is ideally suited if you're interested in health, fitness, sports massage, personal training and injury treatment.
Length: 3 years
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus