Professional Development of Exercise Physiology

Author: Boone, Tommy


“. . . provides a passionate, provocative, and visionary ‘call to arms’ for exercise physiologists to recognize the need to professionalize the field of exercise physiology. Dr. Boone addresses in a systematic and thorough manner important professional issues and provides a clear direction of how exercise physiologists can take steps to professionalize their field in order to ensure the future viability of the field of exercise physiology.” – Richard B. Kreider

Table of Contents

Preface; Foreword; Introduction
1. The Development of a Profession
2. Exercise Physiology as a Profession
3. Barriers to Professionalism
4. Unity and Self-Regulation
5. Credible Professionals
6. Visionary Thinking
7. The Ramifications of Regulation
8. Whats in a Title?
9. Re-engineering the Profession
10. Perspectives on Change
11. The ASEP Organization
12. The New Exercise Physiology
13. Credentialing
14. The Challenge of Thinking Straight
15. The Crisis in Academic Exercise Physiology
16. Call for Action
Bibliography; Index