Exercise physiologists (EP) often work in a variety of health and fitness programs, including commercial, community, and corporate fitness settings, among others. EPs can provide valuable expertise to these programs in three key ways:
While the EP is usually part of a comprehensive team within a health and fitness program, their expertise and experience cannot be underestimated. EPs are often looked upon for their leadership and knowledge of how to keep their program safe and effective for all participants.
Lauren Korzan, MA, ACSM-EP, ACSM-GEI is the Southeast Regional Program Manager for Aquila, overseeing a large multi-site fitness program in Atlanta, as well as providing remote management and support for additional fitness programs in the Southeast region. Lauren is the chair of ACSM’s Group Exercise Instructor Committee and serves on ACSM’s Committee on Certification and Registry Boards, ACSM’s Strategic Planning Committee, and ACSM’s International Health & Fitness Summit Planning Committee.
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