Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology 

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) is the principal body for physical activity, health and fitness research and personal training in Canada.  We foster the generation, growth, synthesis, transfer and application of the  highest quality research, education and training related to exercise physiology and science.  We are the GOLD STANDARD of health and fitness professionals dedicated to getting Canadians active safely by providing the highest quality customized and specialized physical activity and fitness programs, guidance and advice based on extensive training and evidence-based research. 

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Get CSEP Certified!

Learn about the benefits of membership and how to obtain certifications available to you.  Download the application forms and purchase your CSEP Certified Personal Trainer® or CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist® study guides to get started today!

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Exercise is Medicine Canada Recognition and Professional Network

Registering with Exercise is Medicine Canada (EIMC) for recognition as an EIMC Level 1 or 2 professional is an important career step.  EIMC promotes our Recognized Professionals to healthcare providers as critical allies helping patients reach their physical activity goals for the prevention and management of chronic disease.

EIMC provides national leadership promoting physical activity as a chronic disease prevention and management strategy to improve the health of Canadians. Through its credible, extensive and growing network of national, provincial and regional health care professional organizations, including family physicians, sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, chiropractors and dietitians, EIMC will communicate the expertise of EIMC Recognized exercise professionals to health care providers across Canada.

Click here to add EIMC Recognition to your CSEP membership.

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