Justin Krashefski quite literally has a world of experiences in a number of fields. He is a veteran and former member of the United States Coast Guard. He is also a former police officer with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. He is also a highly educated man with a fierce dedication to advancing his knowledge in the fields of his choice. That choice is sports medicine.
Sports medicine is a body of fields that focuses on helping people improve their athletic performance, recover from injuries and prevent future injuries. It is one of the fastest-growing health care fields in the industry. The appeal is great due to the fact that sports medicine health workers help many regular people as well as elite athletes.
Many people participate in sports just for fun or seek to get better results from their exercise program. These patients sometimes suffer injuries and want to regain full function as soon as possible. Additionally, there are people who have disabilities that may want to increase their mobility and capabilities through sports medicine. Practitioners in this field can take on a number of roles such as an exercise physiologist, nurse, nutrition expert, physical therapist, Kinesiotherapist, Athletic Trainer, Doctor of Osteopathy, and many more. The career path one chooses depends on the individual’s interests, educational goals and the environment where they may want to work. The field usually requires some sort of degree and has a number of certifications that can be achieved. Justin Krashefski is on that path to a Bachelor Degree at the Florida Atlantic University.