Exercise Physiologists

Exercise Physiologists

Assess, plan, or implement fitness programs that include exercise or physical activities such as those designed to improve cardiorespiratory function, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, or flexibility.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Dependability * Concern for Others * Cooperation * Attention to Detail * Social Orientation * Self Control * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Stress Tolerance

Representative Tasks * Develop exercise programs to improve participant strength, flexibility, endurance, or circulatory functioning, in accordance with exercise science standards, regulatory requirements, and credentialing requirements. * Prescribe individualized exercise programs, specifying equipment such as treadmill, exercise bicycle, ergometers, or perceptual goggles. * Explain exercise program or physiological testing procedures to participants.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Applied Exercise Physiologist, Bariatric Weight Loss Clinic Manager and Counselor, Cardiac Exercise Physiologist, Cardiac Exercise Specialist, Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise Physiologist, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Director, Clinical Coordinator, Heart Failure Cardiac Rehabilitation, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Clinical Exercise Specialist, Coordinator Cardiopulmonary Services, Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Director of Rehabilitation and Wellness, Electrophysiology Technician, Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Physiologist Certified (EPC), Exercise Physiologist, Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant, Exercise Specialist, Kinesiotherapist, Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Sports Physiologist.