Professional Organizations & Certifications

Professional Organizations:

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

American College of Sports Medicine

American College of Sports Medicine - Midwest Chapter

American Kinesiology Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

American Physical Therapy Association

American Physiological Society

American Society of Biomechanics

Michigan Society for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

National Academy of Sports Medicine

National Strength and Conditioning Association

 

Professional Certifications:

Do you see exercise as an important element in the prevention and treatment of disease, and want to motivate people to practice healthy behaviors? ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologists take training to an advanced level by conducting and interpreting physical fitness assessments and developing exercise prescriptions for people who are healthy or have medically controlled diseases.

Are you eligible? Requires minimum of Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, or Kinesiology, and adult CPR/AED certification. Candidates are eligible to take the exam the last semester of their degree program. For more details (click here to see details of the eligible curriculum).