Internship in Sports Performance
Work with young athletes, college and professional athletes
RAD 590 Spartan Performance: Testing, training, and energizing young athletes.
Fall semester 2014 and Spring semester 2015
1 credit - Time and day to be arranged.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Reading scientific literature related to the performance testing and training
- Assisting and collaborating with Full-time personnel and other sports medicine staff
- Conducting training sessions including Dynamic Warm-up and Flexibility Drills, multi-direction speed and agility drills, Plyometric Drills, Core Stabilization; including medicine ball work, Lower body strength training
- Daily setup and maintenance of the training center; office tasks such as scheduling, etc.
- Chart keeping for each athlete
- Attendance during staff meetings
- Assisting with physiological testing
- Assisting with research and data entry
- Marketing and community outreach
- Preference given to a student who has completed a minimum of at least three years of collegiate studies, with a major in one of the following fields: Kinesiology, Pre-med or Health Science, or Exercise Science.
- Essential coursework with a GPA >3.0 includes: Anatomy, Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Motor Learning, Biomechanics, etc.
- Applicants should be energetic, enthusiastic and possess excellent interpersonal skills.
- Experience in high school or collegiate sports and working with young athletes is a plus.
- Note: This is an unpaid internship.
If you are interested in an internship position, please send a copy of your resume and grades in the following courses (Anatomy, Human Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, other pertinent courses) to Dr. Joe Eisenmann – email@example.com Interviews will be conducted with candidates prior to an agreement.