Sports Medicine By: Kate Kinter
The purpose of sports medicine • When athletes get injured sports medicine doctor diagnose the injury. • They help prevent the injury. • Sports Medicine doctors also treat the injury • Sports Medicine doctors also condition exercises to make athletes breathe more.
What it has to do with S.T.E.M. • To help the athletes sports medicine doctors have to use science technology and mathematics. • They figure out what’s wrong with the patient sports medicine doctors will use technology like a x-ray machine or M.R.I machine. • When the doctors give athletes medicine they would have to use mathematics • Studying the human body is a science and that’s what a sports medicine doctor does
Why I Want To Be In This Career • I want to be in sports medicine because I love sports and is fascinated by bones and muscles which tend to break or tear during sports.
Information about doctors • Doctors make about eighty dollars an hour. • You have to have a doctoral or professional degree • You would have to have been an intern or resident.
Sources • "Careers in Sports Medicine and Exercise Science." American College of Sports Medicine. 2001: n.p. SIRS Discoverer. Web. 15 Feb 2013. • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Physicians and Surgeons, • on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physicians-and-surgeons.htm (visited February 15, 2013).