Sports commentators describe what’s happening at sporting events to listeners and viewers and offer their opinions.
Sports scientists use knowledge of how the body works to help people improve their health or sporting ability.
Sports centre managers look after the day-to-day running of leisure and sports centres.
Sports physiotherapists diagnose and treat sports injuries.
Sports agents negotiate employment contracts for their clients.
Sport and exercise psychologists study the mental and emotional effects of taking part in sport and exercise.
Sports coaches teach sports skills to individuals and teams of all sporting abilities.
Sports professionals are skilled and talented sportsmen and women, who are paid to compete in their chosen sport.
Sports development officers organise projects and training to encourage people to take part in sport and have a healthier lifestyle.
Engineering construction craftworkers fit and repair machinery and equipment on structures like oil rigs and sports stadiums.
Structural engineers help to design and build large structures and buildings, like hospitals, sports stadiums and bridges.
Civil engineers design and manage construction projects, from bridges and buildings to transport links and sports stadiums.
Physical education (PE) teachers work in secondary schools and colleges, teaching sport and fitness to young people.
Jockeys are sports professionals who ride racehorses at race meetings for horse trainers and owners.
Sports club secretaries provide administrative support to clubs and societies.
Footwear manufacturing operatives make shoes, boots and sports footwear for all ages.
A groundsperson, or greenkeeper, looks after sports grounds like football, cricket or rugby pitches.
Massage therapists manipulate clients' muscles and soft tissues to help them relax, treat sports injuries, and give relief to people with long-term health conditions.
Cycling coaches help riders develop their cycling technique and understand more about cycling.
Chiropractors manipulate joints, bones and soft tissue to help clients control pain or prevent injuries from reoccurring.