Potential career paths include certified personal trainer, health/fitness instructor, exercise specialist, registered clinical exercise physiologist, aerobics instructor, certified strength and conditioning specialist, as well as positions in a research lab.
Prepare to be a highly qualified professional in the fitness industry (i.e. corporate fitness), certain areas within allied health care (i.e. cardiac rehabilitation) and athletic performance enhancement (i.e. strength and conditioning). This emphasis will also prepare you to pursue graduate studies in exercise physiology or related academic disciplines.
Powers is a physiologist specializing in investigating the effects of muscular exercise and inactivity on both cardiac and skeletal muscle. He has earned three University of Florida teaching awards and co-authored four textbooks used in college exercise physiology courses.
Says Stobbie: “Clients can get the most out of working with their exercise physiologist by entering each training session with an open, positive attitude. While each client will have an individualized program, they will also be exposed to a variety of activities that are designed to physically and mentally challenge them.”
Required: Bachelor Degree and minimum of six months job-related experience. To improve the overall functioning and well being of members with a variety of