Exercise Physiologists:

Assess, plan, or implement fitness programs that include exercise or physical activities such as those designed to improve cardiorespiratory function, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, or flexibility.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $47,370.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 201
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 13.19 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Professionalism
Customer Service
Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Integrity
Work Ethic
Intellectual Risk-taking
Decision-making
Organization
Leadership
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Adaptability

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Provide physical therapy to patients or clients
Massage patient or client
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Practice preventive procedures with medical therapy patients or clients
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Test patient heart or lung functioning
Develop exercise or conditioning programs
Develop patient therapy programs
Assist individuals with mental or social disabilities, handicaps, or illnesses
Treat patients through use of music
Assist individuals with physical disabilities, handicaps, or illnesses

Training and Teaching Others

Educate patients regarding diagnosis or treatment
Teach health management classes
Train patients, family members, or caregivers in techniques for managing disabilities or illnesses
Instruct patients in methods to improve functional activities
Advise athletes, coaches, or trainers on exercise regimens, nutrition, or equipment use
Train caregivers or other non-medical personnel
Instruct patients or caregivers in basic and adaptive living skills

Getting Information

Research medical or health improvement issues
Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals
Interview clients to gather information about their backgrounds, needs, or progress
Gather information from doctor's prescription
Collect clinical data


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Patient/Family Education and Instruction
Treatment Planning
Supervisory Skills
Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
Teaching
Instruction
Electrocardiogram (EKG) Interpretation



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