Medical Exercise Program Director

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American Academy of Health, Fitness, & Rehabilitation Professionals Medical Exercise Program Director 3323 Watt Avenue #158, Sacramento CA 95821


Health care institutions, health clubs, physical therapy clinics and medical practices are developing post-rehab and medically based fitness programs within their organizations at a tremendous rate. The Medical Exercise Program Director (MEPD) will possess the skills and knowledge to manage and develop these programs. This program is designed for the advanced fitness professional who has completed the Medical Exercise Specialist certification or has a degree in a health or fitness related field. Medical Exercise Program Director Website


More than two years of education or training after high school required? Yes

More than two years of work experience required? Yes

Either training or work experience required, but not both? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? No

Renewal Required? Every 1 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes