Professional Development

The following information is to help you with your professional development. Within each Health and Human Performance concentration there are professional expectations. Below you will find information on:
1) the professional tests you must pass, 
2) the license(s) you must apply for, 
3) the professional organizations that you can become a member of, and 
4) how to find jobs in your profession.                
These lists are not complete or all inclusive; this information is for your consideration.

 

K-12 Physical Education and Health Licensure

Professional Test(s)
Praxis http://www.ets.org/praxis

    • Physical Education: Content Knowledge (0091)
    • Physical Education: Movement Forms – Analysis and design (0092)
    • Health Education (0550)

     

Tennessee Licensure application

 

Become members of: 

 

Find teaching jobs: 

 

Exercise Science and Wellness

Physical Therapist (requires graduate work)

 

Physical Therapist Assistant (requires community college work)


Become members of:

 

Find Physical Therapy jobs here: http://www.apta.org/apta/jobbank/index.aspx?navID=10737422765

 

Occupational Therapist (requires graduate work)

 

Occupational Therapist Assistant (requires community college work)

 

Become members of:

 

Strength and Conditioning Specialists (certifications you may pursue)

 

Become members of:

 

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Personal Training

 

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Other Personal Training Professional Organizations that offer certifications

 

Other Resources for Jobs

 

 

Websites for Continuing Education

  1. http://www.healthmedia.com/
  2. http://www.aahperd.org/aahe/prodevelopment/webinars.cfm
  3. http://www.humankinetics.com/webinars
  4. http://members.acsm.org/source/Meetings/cMeetingProcessSearch.cfm?Section=unknown
  5. http://certification.acsm.org/wksp-and-resrcs
  6. http://exerciseetc.com/pt_sched.html
  7. http://www.nsca-lift.org/secure/webinars/
  8. http://www.acsm-cepa.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3279
  9. http://www.sophe.org/webinars.cfm
  10. http://hplive.org/
  11. http://www.mycoachonline.com/free/index.lasso?-session=mycoachonline:D057489D1b7e416AECvqT1B07A29
  12. http://www.academymedical.com/webinar.asp
  13. http://www.acsm.org/find-continuing-education/career-resources

Scholarships

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Course Descriptions

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