Membership Overview

Join the Gold Standard in Exercise Science and Personal Training 

Be part of a community of like minded individuals who recognize the need and importance of exercise and health for everyone by joining CSEP's over 5000 members. CSEP members generate outstanding evidence-based research and include the most highly-qualified exercise professionals .  

We are the resource for translating advances in exercise science research into the promotion of fitness performance and health outcomes for Canadians. For 50 years CSEP has set itself apart by uniting the research branch and the certification branch.   

Why you should join the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology:

  • You are part of cutting-edge research in the field which drives CSEP's standards and certifications and sets the association apart 
  • CSEP Certified exercise professionals are the most highly qualified exercise science practitioners in Canada. They provide the best and safest care to the public. 
  • You believe it is important that qualified exercise professionals follow a client-centred process to help clients adapt and maintain a physically active life at all ages and want to support this. 
  • Opportunity to expand your wealth of knowledge with exciting, evidence-based professionals development opportunities both in-person and online. 
  • Enjoy a range of member benefits tailored for CSEP members.  

Memberships

Join a unique peer network of students, academics, supporters and exercise professionals by choosing the membership that is best for you. Contribute to the gold standard of exercise research whether you are studying or instructing in the field or simply want to support our vision. 



Membership Fee: $200.00

JOIN

Academic

Members have a Graduate Degree (Phd, MD, DC, MSc, MA, MPE).

Learn more. 

Membership Fee: $75.00

JOIN

Student

Graduate or undergraduate students of the Human Kinetics or Exercise Physiology Faculties. 

Learn more. 

 

 Membership Fee: $100.00

Coming in January 2017.

Supporter

This membership is for individuals who wish to support and advance the CSEP mission and be part of the CSEP community.  You can be on the inside track with a CSEP Supporter membership! 

Coming soon!*

 Membership Fee: $250.00

Coming in January 2017. 

 

Industry & Allied Partners

Private businesses or institutions whose activities and interests are related to CSEP.  As an Industry & Allied partner you are supporting the Gold Standard in Exercise Science and Personal training. 

Coming soon!*

 * Coming in January 2017 there will be new membership opportunities for you to support the CSEP Mission and be involved with the Gold Standard in Exercise Science and Personal Training. 

 

Certified Memberships

For those who want to be active in the field of Exercise Science & Personal Training, there are two certification offered by CSEP: CSEP Certified Personal Trainer ® (CSEP-CPT) and CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist ® (CSEP-CEP).

CSEP's standardized core competencies, theory and practical exams, continued professional development and renewal requirements ensure CSEP's Certified members' knowledge and skills align with cutting-edge research in exercise science, physiology, health and fitness. 

Click here to learn more about becoming certified.
 

Application Fee: $35.00

Apply

CSEP-CPT

A CSEP-CPT administers the CSEP-PATH to healthy populations and individuals with one chronic, stable condition. They develop and implement tailored physical activity, fitness and lifestyle plans for clients.

Read the full requirements. 

Application Fee: $35.00

Apply

CSEP-CEP

A CSEP-CEP performs assessments, prescribes conditioning exercise, as well as exercise supervision, counseling and healthy lifestyle education in apparently healthy individuals, populations with medical conditions, functional limitations or disabilities, and high performance athletes across the lifespan. 

Read the full requirements.  



Member Benefits Overview

Member Benefit CSEP-CPT CSEP-CEP Student Academic Supporter* Industry Allied Partner*
Eligible to vote and hold elected office (Board of Directors)
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May nominate others to stand for election
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Enrolled in Professional Liability Insurance Program  
   

Discounted rates on Sun Life extended health, dental and life insurance

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Discounted rates on The Personal Home & Auto Insurance

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Opportunity to purchase additional professional insurance items
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Access to APNM Journal (online)      For a fee   ✔   ✔    ✔
Receive monthly e-newsletter Communiqué        

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Receive monthly e-newsletter Gold Standard News  

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Profile on CSEP Online Member Directory


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Access to CSEP member-only content on CSEP Portal online

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Career Opportunities (on csep.ca/opportunities) 

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Discount on web-based advertising on csep.ca & in Communiqué




3 free listings
on the Opportunity page
Attend CSEP Annual Conference at a discounted rate 


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Opportunity to present research at CSEP Conference at a reduced rate


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Member pricing on CSEP Professional Development Opportunities
(Online Learning & in-person events)
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Discount on Conference / Event Exhibitor space   




Connect with a peer network of students, academics
and exercise professionals
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Marketing: Visibility / leverage from CSEP affiliation  ✔


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Discount on CSEP Publications & Materials     ✔

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Access to CSEP teaching material resources
 

 
 
Annual Renewal Date: March 31st



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 View more details on the memberships and their benefits by visiting their pages. 

*These memberships are coming in January 2017, stay tuned for more details!