Annie H. Allen, Kevin M. Bogenschutz, Samantha M. Dresmann, Nicole M. Sarkisian


This poster reflects research conducted as part of a course project designed to give students experience in the research process.



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Occupational TherapyI am going to research what an occupational therapists' everyday job life is. I will also find what the salaries are; starting, average and projected. I will also research the perquisites that one must have to become a successful occupational therapist. I am interested in looking into what their job entails. I will look into what types of jobs are available as well as the employment projection for when I will be entering the field. Athletic TrainingI am going to research what the job of an athletic trainer entails and how to obtain a career in the athletic training field. I will research the average salary starting out and down the road in your career. I will figure out the exact requirement that it takes to become an athletic trainer and the their everyday job. I will find out what jobs are available to someone with this degree and what elements athletic training mainly works on.Exercise PhysiologyI will research what the job entails and where a person is to go with this career. I will find out the average salary of an exercise physiologist and what requirements that one must have to become one. I will research what jobs are available, and also if this career is based more on training, prevention, or rehabilitation.Physical TherapyI am going to research what an average day is like for a physical therapist. It will also be important to research the projected growth for this field in order to find out the job opportunities. In addition I will need to discover what interests are needed and other experiences to become a physical therapist. It will be interesting to learn the new technology that is constantly being updated in this career field.

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Course Project

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Marvin D. Ganote

Primary Advisor's Department

Health and Sport Science


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Research exercise: This display is about these career fields projected 10 years into the future: Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy