Careers in Physical and Health Education

Daniel - Fri, 25th January, 2019 @ 02:26:41 AM

About Physical Education:

Physical and Health Education is one of the important subjects taught in primary and secondary schools. PHE or PE help students to balance academics with sports. It will also build student skills and attitudes that will support a healthy lifestyle. To work in this interesting field, you need to have some sort of certification to back up your quest. A masters or B.Sc in physical and health education is enough to land you a job and career.

Below are some of the careers in physical and health education:


Sports Manager

As a sport manager, you willl be in charge of the daily operation of a team. You will always work as a coordinator but your role will  vary in different sports (even in a similar sport). You may be required to coach or manage a football team, basketball team or a boxer. You are very likely to influence contract renewals and trade deals for your team. You will likely start from the bottom and find your way to the top through your acquired technical experience. Once you get to the top, your profile and achievments will always guarantee you better offers. You may also need some additional certification  to work as a sport manager.


Sport Journalist

A journalist is a professional who reports news, current events or live events. As a sport journalist, you may want to choose specific area(s) of sport. This could be football, wrestling or formula 1. Like every other job, you will constantly gain experience in the course of your work, both on amateur and professional sports. You will report game statistics, analyse games, interview players and coach. You can work for a private company, a radio or television house or government institutions. Your job may require you to often travel within and outside the country.  


Physical Education (PE) Teacher | Physical and Health Education (PHE) Teacher

Your job here is to teach. You will be required to carry out practical on whatever you have taught, especially in topics relating to sports and exercise. You will teach students to understand the rules of different sports while also developing their mental skills. You will also be required to incorporate health and nutrition topics into your classes. Teaching PHE or PE can be fun because most students and pupils enjoy sport and nutrition topics. A PHE or PE teacher can be of great motivation to his or her students.


Gym Teacher or Fitness Instructor

A gym teacher also teaches physical education. It is your duty to demonstrate and teach your students or clients the correct techniques for various exercises. You will and also direct and show them how to use the gym instruments. You are also required to encourage your students into taking the right diet while monitoring their physical health and well-being through exercises and other fitness activities.


Physical Therapist

Your role as a physical therapists (PTs) is to aid patients by teaching them certain prescribed exercises and also educating them. You will teach them how to manage their condition in a physical way. It is your duty to care for your patients. While on this job, you will plan specific physical fitness exercises that will prevent disability in your patients when they age. You overall goal is to create a more active lifestyle through physical exercises.

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