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Therapist, Kinesiotherapist
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ActivitiesAccording to the American Kinesiotherapy Association (AKTA), "Kinesiotherapy is the application of scientifically based exercise principles adapted to enhance the strength, endurance, and mobility of individuals with functional limitations or those requiring extended physical conditioning."


Median IncomeAccording to the AKTA, "projected starting salary for registered kinesiotherapists is $34,000 to $40,000 annually."

Work Context & ConditionsRegistered Kinesiotherapists are employed in Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, public and private hospitals, Medical Fitness Facilities, Rehabilitation Facilities, Colleges and Universities and as Exercise consultants for individuals with physical limitations.

Minimum Education RequirementsBachelor's Degree

SkillsLearning Strategies, Monitoring, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Active Listening, Writing, Service Orientation, Time Management, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Science

AbilitiesOral Expression, Problem Sensitivity, Written Comprehension, Inductive Reasoning, Written Expression, Oral Comprehension