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Responsibilities

Some of the responsibilities of sports therapists might include some of the following:

  • Aiding in the preparation of athletes mentally & physically.
  • Advise in warm-ups and stretching.
  • Provide massages and/or apply tape and strapping techniques as needed.
  • If required, provide first aid.
  • Monitor injuries.
  • Assess and examine injuries
  • Aid in treating minor injuries (blisters, bruises, strains, etc.)
  • Refer athletes to sports and medical practitioners as needed
  • Design and implement rehabilitation programs
  • Give nutrition and diet advise

Related job descriptions

  • Certified Massage Therapist
  • Sports Massage Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Therapeutic Massage Therapist
  • Medical Massage Therapist