Experienced Health and Wellness Coach/Exercise Physiologist with 17 years conducting one-on-one and group coaching in an the Corporate Health Management environment. Advanced training in metabolic testing, nutrition, disease management and prevention and weight management consulting. Energetic, team player, self-motivated, and Goal-oriented Health and Wellness Coach/Exercise Physiologist with educational background in physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, sports medicine and exercise science.
Always Greeted customers upon entrance with a warm and energetic demeanor and handled all cash, check and credit transactions.
Assisted customers over the phone and in person regarding scheduling, conflicts, promotions and referrals.
Interviewed clients via market research surveys to identify any issues and customer needs that were not being met.
To ensure all my customers were always more than satisfied
To determine any areas that needed improvement.
Developed and taught weekly classes focusing on hypertension management, diabetes management, disease management and prevention, post orthopedic injury, cardiac rehab phase 3 and 4, weight management, stress management, injury prevention and nutrition to maximize well being.
Monitored clients' respiration activity, RPE, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels when working with special populations.
Utilized ACSM relative and absolute contraindications for beginning an exercise prescription, performing exercise in present time, and stopping exercise during signs and symptoms of medical events and/or medical emergency.
Highly proficient in recognizing signs and symptoms of medical events and emergencies.
Highly proficient in pathophysiology, pharmacology, EKG interpretation, and managing diseases and disorders through safe exercise prescription.
Professional Freight HandlerJun 2015 to Current Southeastern Freight Lines － Austell, Ga
Inspection of customers' freight for any damages, shortages, overages, and any weight corrections.
Recoup and notation of customer freight in the computer system of any damages, shortages, overages, and weight corrections.
Transportation of customers' freight via forklift carefully, safely, intact, damage free, and to the proper destination.
Collaboration with supervisors, manager, and colleagues on placement of customers' freight inside destination trailer to ensure each piece of freight arrives on time, intact, and damage free.
Sole Proprietor, Contracting Exercise PhysiologistJan 2000 to Jun 2015 SOLE PROPRIETOR OF PHYSIOFIT PERSONAL TRAINING, LLC － Atlanta, Ga
Independent Contractor for The Coca-Cola Company's Health and Wellness center, Healthworks, Inc.
Wellness Coach and Exercise Physiologist for an array of clients throughout the Metropolitan Atlanta area.
Contracting Exercise Physiologist Jun 1999 to Apr 2014 THE COCA-COLA COMPANY / HEALTHWORKS － ATLANTA, GA
Manage client base of 50 personal training clients.
Consult with each client several days a week to monitor exercise program and nutrition.
Schedule all clients' personal training and health coaching sessions, with focus on client retention and most importantly promoting health and general well being.
Perform an extensive health assessment for each client prior to the beginning of any training program.
Important points of the assessment include medical and family history, medications list, blood pressure, resting pulse, body fat testing, cardio respiratory testing, flexibility testing, and static and dynamic strength testing.
Design and implement personalized exercise prescriptions and nutrition programs targeting specific medical conditions and limitations, e.g., obesity, hypertension, arthritis, hyperlipidemia, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, Phase 3 and 4 cardiac rehab, and paraplegic conditions.
Advise clients on health and well being, fitness, exercise and injury prevention.
Provide instruction regarding the correct techniques for weight lifting and fitness apparatus use.
Ensure the safety of all members and clients through injury prevention education and close observation.
Assess client fitness and track fitness milestones on a monthly basis.
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY － Atlanta, Ga, United States
Completed 2 of coursework in Nursing including but not limited to Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Basic Skills in Nursing, Nursing care in Pediatrics, Nursing care Obstetrics, Nursing care Mental Health, Nursing care Medical/Surgical.
Anatomy and Physiology proficient
Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and EKG proficient
Blood pressure monitor, Blood glucose meter, bodygem, and skinfold calipers.