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Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP)

TITLE: Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist

ABBREVIATION: RCEP

DESCRIPTION:

Registered clinical exercise physiologists work with patients who have chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease, and metabolic disorders, who can benefit from therapeutic exercise training. A RCEP holds a minimum of a master’s degree in exercise physiology, exercise or movement science or kinesiology. An RCEP must also be licensed under state law or have professional certification from a national organization, such as the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).