Physical Education participation, first and foremost, can lead to personal health and wellness. For those interested in pursuing careers in physical activity, professional avenues include:
• Teaching and coaching
• Personal fitness training and group fitness instruction
• Clinical professions such as physical therapy, athletic training and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
• Research in exercise physiology, biomechanics and similar sciences
More information on careers can be found on the American College of Sports Medicine’s Web site.