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  1. Increasing Professional Marketability
    • Build on skills and talents
    • Need for bilingual educators.
    • Additional coursework
    • Adapted physical education
    • Dual certification
    • Become certified to teach more than one subject or even driver education.
    • Practical experience
    • Join professional organizations and network.
    • Demonstrate use of technology 
    • Additional courses in health and related areas
    • —Certification
    • ¡ACSM, First Aid/CPR, NATA, NSCA
    • —Build on one’s interests and strengths
    • —Practical experience
    • ¡Internships, fieldwork, and volunteering
    • ¡Gain diverse experiences
  2. Burnout prevention and redemtion
    • Provide meaningful in-service programs
    • ¡Increased feedback about performance by administration
    • ¡Participation in professional organizations
    • ¡Revitalize oneself on time off with hobbies or non-work related activities
    • ¡Maintain good health
  3. Preventive programs
    • Specialists work with healthy populations to increase their level of fitness.
    • ¡Sites: Corporate fitness centers, commercial fitness centers, and community agencies (YMCA/YWCA
  4. Rehabilitative programs
    • Work with individuals who exhibit the effects of coronary heart disease focusing on attaining a functional state of living and an enhanced quality of life.
    • ¡Sites: Hospitals, medical clinics or community agencies affiliated with corporate fitness centers
  5. Wellness Program Components
    • Fitness development and maintenance
    • —Educational efforts
    • —Health promotion
    • —Lifestyle modification
    • —Recreational sport opportunities 

    • —Medical screening
    • —Fitness and lifestyle assessment
    • —Goal setting
    • —Supervised group programs
    • —Educational classes
    • —Motivation and reinforcement
  6. Exercise Program Specialist Responsibilities
    • Direct program
    • —Train and supervise staff
    • —Budget responsibilities
    • —Facility management
    • —Marketing 
    • Evaluation
    • —Individual exercise prescriptions
    • —Evaluate and counsel on lifestyle
    • —Data collection and analysis
  7. Worksite Health Programs
    • 46% of all worksites offer programs
    • ¡38% of small corporations
    • ¡68% of large corporations
    • —Potential to reach over 142 million adults
    • ¡Convenient for employees
    • ¡Offers peer and social support
    • —Economic benefits to corporations
    • ¡Reduced injury rates, lower workman’s compensation costs, and reduced health care costs
    • ¡Enhancement of workplace morale, retaining employees
  8. Personal Trainers
    • Work in private and public settings:
    • ¡Conducting fitness assessments.
    • ¡Developing specific goals with clients.
    • ¡Designing programs for goal attainment.
    • ¡Coaching clients through workouts.
    • ¡Monitoring progress of goals.
    • —Growing use of the Internet, email, and phone to hire personal trainers and report results for convenience
  9. Strength and Conditioning Professionals
    • Assess, motivate, educate, and train athletes for the primary goal of improving sport performance.” (NSCA)
    • —Competencies necessary in the areas of:
    • ¡Scientific foundations of sport/exercise and nutrition
    • ¡Exercise leadership and program design
    • ¡Sport psychology to maximize performance
    • ¡Risks of performance-enhancing substances
  10. Rehabilitation Programs
    • Clinical exercise physiologists work mainly in hospitals and clinics.
    • —Work closely with physicians to meet the needs of diverse clients.
    • —To plan rehabilitation programs, they must be familiar with:
    • ¡Medical aspects of clients disease or condition
    • ¡Limitations faced by clients
    • ¡Drugs commonly used to treat the disease/condition and their effects
    • ¡Psychological aspects of exercise on the clients
  11. Career Preparation for personal trainiers and sc
    • Education
    • ¡Undergraduate and graduate education in exercise science, fitness and cardiac rehabilitation, etc.
    • —Various certifications offered by:
    • ¡ACSM
    • ¡YMCA
    • ¡AFAA
    • ¡NSCA
    • —Practical experience
    • —Professional involvement
  12. Athletic Training
    • Prevention of Injuries
    • ¡Supervision of conditioning programs
    • ¡Advising coaches and athletes
    • ¡Assist with preseason physicals
    • ¡Checking equipment and facilities for safety
    • —Rehabilitation
    • ¡Administers therapeutic treatments and monitors progress.
    • ¡Motivate and encourage throughout recovery
    • ¡Record-keeping of injury status and history of injury
    • —Certification - NATA
  13. Therapy-Related Careers
    • Dance therapy
    • —Recreational therapy
    • —Kinesiotherapy
    • —Physical Therapy
    • —Chiropractor 
    • Prerequisites may be required prior to admission for advanced study
    • —Volunteer hours may be required for program admission
  14. kinesiotherapy
    • health care professional who under the direction of a physcian treats the effects of disease, injury, and congenital disorders, through the use of therapeutic exercise and education
    • prevention of deconditioning and debilitation and
    • development and maintenance of functional fitness in persons with chronic diseas or disability
  15. acsm american college of sports medicine
    • ceritfied personal trainer
    • healt fintess instructor
    • registered clinical exerdcise physiologist
  16. nata national athletic trainers association
    provides information on natat, membersips,cerification, position papers, and listing of undergraduate and graduate schools offering a approved nata curriculum