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Exercise Physiologists perform different tasks depending on their education level and the type of training they receive, and they can work in a variety of careers ranging from athletic training to rehabilitation. Some of these skills, as shown on sample resumes, include conducting stress tests and stress echocardiograms on high-risk patients in both in-patient and outpatient settings, and creating and implementing aerobic and anaerobic exercise prescriptions for phase II and III cardiopulmonary rehabilitation patients. Applicants interested in becoming Exercise Physiologists should hold a bachelor's degree in a related field and can also show a voluntary certification on their resumes.

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1

Exercise Physiologist

Provided nutrition and exercise education for patients to meet their health goals and objectives

  • Performed Pulmonary function testing, metabolic testing, ECG's, blood pressure monitoring and stress tests
  • Supported groups to educate patients about Diabetes Mellitus, risk of other diseases, nutrition and exercise
  • Provided patients with tools to help succeed with exercise and nutrition
  • Worked collaboratively with Physicians, Surgeons, Nurses, and insurance companies
  • Conducted pre-op and post-op meetings for new and future patients
  • Educated potential clients about the Lap-band
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
2

Exercise Physiologist

Leveraged subject matter expertise (SME) along with comprehensive knowledge of wellness education techniques to devise new and advance established health promotion programs. Organized and delivered health, fitness, disease/diabetes prevention, and lifestyle management consultation and education initiatives to sustain, protect, and enhance physical, emotional, behavioral, and spiritual wellbeing. Planned program curriculum and training seminars. Developed training and support materials. Outlined and conducted workshops for diverse population, including patients, community and family members, healthcare practitioners, and hospital staff. Monitored program budget/expenses. Maintained accurate and current notes and medical records. Compiled treatment, progress, and program evaluation reports.

  • Proactively identified community needs prior to planning and implementing programs by methodically collecting and analyzing baseline data.
  • Successfully addressed priority health issues, such as alcohol abuse, tobacco cessation, and stress management issues, by utilizing public health promotion, evidence-informed practices, and environmental management prevention strategies.
  • Formulated personalized patient exercise programs by consulting directly with primary care providers; regularly educated on injury prevention, risk management, and nutritional supports.
  • Inspired program participation and elevated retention levels by nurturing a supportive environment that encouraged a healthy lifestyle, as well as by initiating incentive programs.
  • Upheld industry accreditation standards by assembling data and coordinating inspections.
  • Offered insights, input, and recommendations to senior management on policy development based on research and interpretation of regulatory guidelines.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
MS
Exercise Physiology
PhD
Health Psycology
3

Consulting Exercise Physiologist

Assisted patients in their rehabilitation as well as aided in the development of programs designed to help each individual meet their particular goals.

  • Identified client's need, provided exercise testing and prescription
  • Developed specific training programs and monitored adherence
  • Advised patients on health education matters
  • Conducted seminars for the participating hospital employees
  • Performed a vast number of V02 max testing, functional movement assessments, cardiovascular and resistance training program design
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Exercise Physiology
4

Exercise Physiologist

Health coached members with a variety of chronic conditions including CAD, CHF, Diabetes, COPD, Asthma, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Low Back Pain, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Cancer, Fibromyalgia, MS, and Depression.

  • Advocated strategies on health behavior change using American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) guidelines, Healthwise teaching topics, VHI toolkit exercise illustrations, and accredited websites.
  • Consulted with physicians to ensure member's exercise prescription were in conjunction with their plan of care.
  • Trained other Exercise Physiologist during their initial orientation.
  • Facilitated Exercise Physiologist trainings to nurses, registered dieticians, pharmacists, social workers, and respiratory therapists.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
MS
Kinesiology
5

Exercise Physiologist

Monitored prescribed cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitative exercises and therapies.

  • Provided cardiovascular exercise education to patients and their families on an individualized basis.
  • Devised and implemented resistance training programs specific to the needs of each patient to enhance physical fitness, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility.
  • Scheduled and maintained patient appointment book.
  • Maintained records of individual patient exercise sessions.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
6

Exercise Physiologist Intern

Assisted with VO2 max tests, resting metabolic (RMR) tests, and BODPOD body scans.

  • Designed databases using Microsoft Excel for research studies.
  • Calibrated VO2 max gas analyzer and BODPOD.
  • Retrieved and programmed data from Sensewear units.
  • Managed databases for research studies and Sensewear tracking.
  • Trained and supervised new interns.
  • Contacted subjects about study enrollment.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
7

Exercise Physiologist

Investigated cardiovascular disease development in a large cohort of adults (CARDIA Study)

  • Performed detailed interviews and exercise stress tests
  • Evaluated aerobic capacity, interpreted resting and exercise 12 lead EKGs
  • Worked closely with principle investigators to manage participant care, follow up, retention, and all other administrative duties
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
MS
Psychophysiology Of Exercise
8

Exercise Physiologist

Assessed fitness level of new clientele by gathering biometric and subjective data to develop a baseline fitness profile

  • Prescribed progressive, individualized strength training programs to meet personal strength and conditioning objectives
  • Tuned rehabilitation regimens to accommodate clients with injuries or medical histories of systemic and/or orthopedic disorders
  • Designed and implemented programs to track clients' attendance and development through exercise and nutrition programs
  • Corresponded Wellness Center schedules to optimize customer to Physiologist interaction in a fast-paced environment
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
9

Exercise Physiologist/ Clinical Cardiac Rehabilitation Intern

Completed 200 hour assistantship

  • Conducted research related to endocrine functioning, particularly in response to resistance training.
  • Actively participated and demonstrated Olympic weight lifting and activation mobilization of muscles
  • Responsible for maximum and sub maximum treadmill and cycle cardiac stress tests on subjects
  • Efficiently learned techniques to effectively perform physical examinations and EKG readings
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Health Science
MS
Exercise Science And Rehabilitation
10

Exercise Physiologist in Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Interpreted patient's exercise stress test to determine appropriate exercise level.
  • Interpreted EKG strips and report any dysrhythmias accordingly to the physicians
  • Conducted six-minute walk test on the pulmonary patient to determine their exercise tolerance.
  • Reviewed patients' exercise progress results to share with the physicians
  • Educated patients in healthy lifestyle changes and proper, exercise techniques.
  • Provided guidance and motivation to patients and assisted in discharge planning.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Exercise Science

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