The difference between a personal trainer and a kinesiologist is more than just what we choose to call ourselves. The main differences are our scope of practice, base education and the types of clients we can design exercise programs for.
The American Council of Sports Medicine recently released the results of their ninth annual ASCM Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends. Although, educated certified and experienced fitness professionals dropped to number three this year we previously held the top spot from 2008 to 2014.
In the space of one day I had two people approach me with completely different views about what Lifemoves’ Kinesiologists do. One did not see the difference between our exercise therapy services and Personal Training. The other person I spoke with stated that they had used Personal Trainers for nearly a decade and the trainers’ […]
It is clear from a recent news story on CTV Television that having a Kinesiology degree is valued by consumers, fitness centres and third party payers (ICBC, Disability Insurance and Health Benefits providers). It is poignant that a news story about a well known gym claiming that their Personal Trainers have Kinesiologists on staff, when […]