blog by: (Sriparna Samajdar)
Today we see a lot of people starting from our family members to our neighbors, suffering from clinical disorders related to cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic , musculoskeletal, or neuromuscular. And we see them reaching out to the physiologist who help them with their routine therapies of muscle stretching and nerve exercises. And if you want to make a difference by helping such people in our society, go for this ACSM certificate course. By becoming a registered clinical exercise physiologist you will be able to help such people along with making thousands of other people aware of the importance of such disorders and therapies.
American College of Sports and Medicine (ACSM USA) is one of the top institutes to get certification in fitness and physiologist profession. It is the most reputed college for any health and fitness related programme one can get. ACSM was the first to certify health fitness professionals and till date they have certified over 25,000 health fitness professionals in 44 countries. ACSM establishes the exercise guidelines that all other countries use for testing. It is a NCCA accredited certification which will open up wide variety of opportunities for you.
So if you are a graduate student or a clinical professional with a master’s degree who is interested in working with clients currently under the care of a physician for metabolic or neurological disease, ACSM clinical physiologist certificate is the best place to kick-start your career in this direction. The course will train you in performing clinical exercise testing and data interpretation, developing complex exercises prescriptions and exercise counseling. The minimum eligibility for becoming an ACSM certified clinical physiologists, is master’s degree form a college or university in exercise science, exercise physiology, a CPR professional rescuer, or certification showing basic life support provider, or 600 hours of clinical experience along with recommendations, with 200 hours in cardiovascular, 100 hours in pulmonary, 120 hours in metabolic, 100 hours in orthopaedic and 40 hours in neuromuscular. Along with full time course, the correspondence course is also available in this programme. If you want to reach and genuinely help common elderly people with their problems and disorders, this course is right around the corner to help you do that.