Characteristics of full-time athletic trainers in Japan—from 2018 professional survey data of Japan Sport Association certified athletic trainers—

Hideyuki "E" IZUMI, Shogo SASAKI, Yuri HOSOKAWA
Japanese Journal of Athletic Training  
The purpose of this study was to find the characteristics of full-time athletic trainers who are certified by the Japan Sport Association. Our results showed that 82.4% of the survey respondents were male, working for professional sports in prefectures with a large population, with some type of healthcare professional license. The median annual income of these full-time athletic trainers was 3,100,000-4,000,000 yen. These data will help serve as a basis for further improvement in athletic
more » ... r's employment status and growth in athletic training in Japan.
doi:10.24692/jsatj.6.1_95 fatcat:bka4eao4prff5blpgpaih2vfzi