This page includes resources regarding Health Promotion & Human Performance, including Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Physician Assistant, Recreation & Park Management and Sport Management.
Electronic Resources in Health Promotion/Human Performance
Streaming video. Subjects Include: What does a physical therapist do? What education do you need to become a physical therapist? Where do physical therapists work? What type of person makes a good physical therapist? What type of license does a physical therapist need? How does a physical therapist design a program for their patients? (2016)
eBook. Volume 1 covers career-related topics: Exercise physiology; Sports physical therapy; Composing a career in athletic training; Clinical biomechanics; The sports physiologist; Exercise and sport psychology. (2011)
Print Resources in Health Promotion/Human Performance
ACSM's Career and Business Guide for the Fitness Professional by N. Pire
Call Number: GV481.4 .P57 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Covers the practical aspects of running a successful fitness business and having a successful fitness career.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise by American Kinesiology Assoc. Staff
Call Number: GV734.3 .C39 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Includes detailed job descriptions, information on working conditions, salary ranges, responsibilities, key skills, and required certifications for 36 careers in sport and fitness.
Experiential Learning in Sport Management by S. Foster
Call Number: GV734.3 .F67 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Focuses on the real-life application of the working world in sport business; explores the varying industries of professional and amateur sport; explains securing an internship and transitioning into a career.
Health and Fitness Professionals: A Practical Career Guide by Endsley
Introduction to Recreation Services by K. Henderson
Call Number: GV53 .H46 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Introduces students to career opportunities in recreation services; targets specialties such as parks and recreation, sports, tourism, event management, and outdoor leadership and management.
The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Physician Assistant School by A. Rodican
Call Number: R697.P45 R646 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Covers selecting a program through acing the interview, including advice on: What PA programs look for in an applicant; Selecting a program; Completing the application; and Writing a quality essay.
Workplace Concepts for Athletic Trainers by S. Mazerolle
Call Number: RA781 .W675 2016
Publication Date: 2016
A resource for athletic training students transitioning into clinical practice or clinicians seeking help for common issues that occur in the workplace. Designed to provide practical suggestions for dealing with workplace issues.