Clinical Exercise Physiologist
August 2013 — December 2013
Performed a functional physical fitness assessment of 6 patients and compared their data to ACSM guidelines. During the assessment, the patient would fill out a health history questionnaire. I would then assess contraindications, major risk factors, and contributing risk factors and determine the patients CVD risk. The functional testing included pulmonary function, body composition, musculoskeletal strength/flexibility, graded exercise test, maximal VO2 test, and a nutritional assessment. After all the data was collected I would then calculate target HR, VO2 max (if test not performed), target MET range, target BF levels, and assess pulmonary function and assess any contraindications toward an exercise prescription. I also manually assessed the EKG read outs from the graded exercise test to determine if any major heart conditions were present.