Professional Development of Exercise Physiology

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Boone (exercise physiology, College of Saint Scholastica) offers a systematic look at the occupational issues of exercise physiologists, and offers recommendations for further professionalizing the field. He considers exercise physiology's questionable status as a profession and as an academic discipline, and discusses the career opportunities available to those with degrees in the field. Chapters address the development of a profession, barriers to professionalization, unity and self-regulation, credibility, ...
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Overview

Boone (exercise physiology, College of Saint Scholastica) offers a systematic look at the occupational issues of exercise physiologists, and offers recommendations for further professionalizing the field. He considers exercise physiology's questionable status as a profession and as an academic discipline, and discusses the career opportunities available to those with degrees in the field. Chapters address the development of a profession, barriers to professionalization, unity and self-regulation, credibility, titles, leadership, and credentials.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780773473805
  • Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: Studies in Health and Human Services
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 228

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 The Development of a Profession 7
Ch. 2 Exercise Physiology as a Profession 23
Ch. 3 Barriers to Professionalism 31
Ch. 4 Unity and Self-Regulation 41
Ch. 5 Credible Professionals 51
Ch. 6 Visionary Thinking 63
Ch. 7 The Ramifications of Regulation 75
Ch. 8 What's in a Title? 83
Ch. 9 Reengineering the Profession 97
Ch. 10 Perspectives on Change 107
Ch. 11 The ASEP Organization 121
Ch. 12 The New Exercise Physiology 131
Ch. 13 Leadership in Exercise Physiology 145
Ch. 14 Credentialing 159
Ch. 15 The Challenge of Thinking Straight 175
Ch. 16 The Crisis in Academic Exercise Physiology 185
Ch. 17 Call for Action 197
Bibliography 201
Index 213
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