Chapter 13 & 14 Careers in Health & Fitness Careers in Therapeutic Exercise
Student Learning Outcomes • Familiarize yourself with the opportunities in health and fitness, & the spheres of therapeutic exercise • What type of work do • health and fitness professionals perform • therapeutic exercise professionals perform
Student Learning Outcomes • How is the field of health & fitness evolving in the market place • What are the educational requirements & experiences necessary to become a competent health and fitness professional • Does your skills fit any of these professions?
Health & Fitness Settings Worksite Settings Commercial Settings • http://www.nationalcorporatewellness.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=50&Itemid=105
Groups • If you were offering a worksite setting in wellness. What type of programs and classes would you offer?
Health & Fitness Settings What are Clinical Settings? What are Community Settings
Group Exercise Specialist • What type of skills should this person posses?
Professional Roles in Health & Fitness • Group Exercise Instructor • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyqYamCg1Nk
What types of classes a group instructor can teach? What type of Populations can they teach?
Four Health Related Components 1. 2. 3. 4.
Personal TrainerWhat four things you want this person to have? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bde9xnyMumk&feature=related
Certification & Continuing Education • ACSM • ACE • CI • NASM • NCSF
Certification & Continuing Education • NSCA • NASM • NFPT
Advice for Health and Fitness Students Group Exercise Instructor Health & Fitness Counselor
Advice for Health and Fitness Students Personal Trainer Specialist
Advice for Health and Fitness Students Professional Health & Fitness Membership Associations http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-_6hBgMP0Q NSCA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZO_bcf9qZs
Careers in Therapeutic ExerciseChapter 14 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Xiker3SmEw
Careers in Therapeutic ExerciseChapter 14 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r35FQT3u0J4
Exercise Therapy • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9U1EVUph3M
Important Questions to Ask Yourself • What is your favorite population?
Professional Organizations Athletic Trainers • National Athletic Trainers' Association • Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist American College of Sports Medicine American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Professional Organizations Occupational Therapist American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. Physical Therapy American Physical Therapy Association, Inc.
Professional Organizations Strength and Conditioning National Strength and Conditioning Association NSCA Therapeutic Recreation American Therapeutic Recreation Association
Study Guide for Chapter 13 • Describe typical job duties for the following health and fitness positions: • Pick ONE!
Identify objectives, target markets, and types of programs offered for each of the following settings: • Pick ONE! • Worksite • Commercial • Community • Clinical
How will demographics trends in the US population (aging baby boomers) affect the health and fitness professions? • How will Obesity trends in the US population affect the health and fitness professions?
Chapter 14 Study Guide • Discuss similarities and differences between habilitation and rehabilitation. • What skills or attributes are unique to the professions presented in this chapter/lecture • Education – credentials - certifications