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Beyond Personal Training: Is becoming a Medical Fitness Specialist the next step?

Educational Webinar, presented by Amanda Harris, MEd

When: 6/27/2013
12:00 PM
Where: Online Webinar
Contact: Stephanie Marquart

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Presented by Amanda Harris, MEd

Thursday, June 27, 12:00pm EST


A person has Parkinson’s disease, is recovering from cancer treatment, or has a 4-level spinal fusion. Would you work with them?  How you can, and why you should!

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Why Baby Boomers and Obama Care have made this a HOT industry
  • Clearly define the roles of a trainer, medical fitness specialist, and physical therapist
  • 3 things you must know about Medical Fitness that you won’t find in your sales training

About Amanda

Amanda Harris is an Exercise Physiologist and Certified Medical Exercise Specialist who works with people returning to activity after injury or surgery. Amanda’s credentials include a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Virginia, being a Certified Medical Exercise Specialist through the American Academy of Health, Fitness and Rehab Professionals, and a Certified Health/Fitness Specialist through ACSM. Amanda has over 15 years of Fitness Industry Experience, including being a co-creator of ACAC’s successful Physician Referred Exercise Program (PREP), former Regional Executive VP of ACAC Fitness & Wellness Centers, and a presenter at MFA, IHRSA, Club Industry, and Athletic Business Conferences. After a wonderful career in leadership, she has refocused her career path on the original reason she joined the Fitness Industry: to help people move better with less pain and limitation. Since that time, she has quickly re-built a thriving medical fitness practice. What sets Amanda apart is that over 90% of her clients are directly referred by medical professionals, including orthopedic surgeons, family physicians, and physical therapists.

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