Athletic trainers in non-sports settings generally have an established schedule—usually about 40 to 50 hours per week—with nights and weekends off. Athletic trainers working in hospitals and clinics may spend part of their time working at other locations doing outreach services. In a sports setting, they advise athletes on the correct use of equipment. Proved emergency care and first aid to athletes as necessary. Help injured athletes rehabilitate to full strength. Perform administrative tasks related to budgets, equipment purchases, injury and treatment reports.