Career - Exercise Scientist

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Exercise Scientists will conduct assessments specific to an athlete's sport to determine how to improve sporting performance and devise treatment and exercise programs that support athletes' preparation and recovery, and help them return to training or competition. They will conduct research, make observations and interpret data in relation to sporting performances, and communicate findings to officials, athletes, coaches and other support staff. They will design or assist in developing training programs for sportspeople to improve sporting performance and reduce the risk of injury. They will refer clients to sports medicine physicians and other health professionals such as physiotherapists, dietitians, sports psychologists and podiatrists and will work as part of the athlete's support team to develop the athlete's performance.
Avg Salary
Australia  $59,535 AUD
United Kingdom  £100,000 GBP
United States of America  $77,173 USD
New Zealand  $50,000 NZD
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