Athletic Trainer treats and prevents athletic injuries by developing therapies to reduce pain and improve mobility under the direction of a physician. Assists in exercise instruction and demonstration, patient evaluation and testing. Being an Athletic Trainer may require a bachelor's degree of Athletic Training or Physical Therapy. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Additionally, Athletic Trainer typically requires certification as a Certified Athletic Trainer. Athletic Trainer's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.