Vol 4 No 7
July, 2000
ISSN 1097-9743

The ASEPNewsletter is devoted to informative articles and news itmes about exercise physiology. It is a monthly magazine of news, opinions, exercise physiology professionals, and events that shape exercise physiology.  We welcome interested practitioners, researchers, and academicians to e-mail the Publisher their thoughts and ideas or respond directly online via the ASEP Public Forum.

August, 2000
    The 3rd Annual Meeting of ASEP has been planned to provide a mix of workshops, research, professional issues, and site visitations that combine to improve on the professional development of all exercise physiologists. The meeting commences on the Thursday evening (September 28, 2000) with a social gathering (5:30 to 7:30 pm) for interacting with colleagues, exhibitors, and meeting Per-Olof Astrand.  The meeting continues on Friday morning at 9 am through to Saturday.  Highlights of the meeting will include the:

    "Lifetime Achievement Award in Exercise Physiology" 
    for Per-Olof Astrand

    Keynote Speaker: Per-Olof Astrand

    • Hands-on workshops on topics such as body composition, development of a scope of practice, and exercise/physical activity recommendations to the public
    • The implementation of the "first-ever"Certification for Exercise Physiologists
    • Site visitation to Presbyterian Hospital’s HealthPlex 
    • Focus session on Microbiology and its impact in exercise physiology 
    • Research presentations 
    • Update on ASEP's Nationwide Program Accreditation Manual, and

    • Feedback on ASEP's professional initiatives including licensure, public education, student chapters, and state associations

    Note that you can click on Dr. Robert Robergs name or his picture and write an email to him regarding any aspect of the meeting.

Exercise Science and Health Promotion Unit
[Pending Funding Approval]

Position One year, full-time, temporary appointment in Exercise and Sport Science at the rank of Instructor/Assistant Professor, in the Department of Human Movement Sciences and Education.  Non-tenure track.

Qualifications An earned doctorate, with an emphasis in Adult Fitness/Exercise Physiology or a related discipline is preferred (ABD will be considered).  A Master¹s degree is required.  A demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and professional service is expected.

Responsibilities Contribute to classroom delivery of the undergraduate (and possibly graduate) program(s) in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, and Exercise and Sport Science. The appointee will be expected to teach a full load (up to 15 credit hours equivalent in each of the Fall 2000 and Spring 2001 semesters) and to fulfill other responsibilities assigned by the Department Chair. Academic content areas include Health Fitness Instruction; Clinical Exercise Physiology; Health Promotion Strategies and Program Development/Administration; and/or Exercise Programs for Special Populations. Clinical responsibilities may include supervision of the Wellness Evaluation and Resource Unit.

Setting The University of Memphis is one of two doctoral granting public institutions in the state, with six colleges and three professional schools enrolling approximately 20,000 students.  The University of Memphis is strongly committed to its urban mission and outreach programs and recognizes the diverse and integrated role played by faculty and administration in fulfilling a comprehensive mission of research, education and community outreach. The Department of Human Movement Sciences and Education is one of five departments within the College of Education, offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as a university core requirement for all undergraduate students.  You can visit the department at

Salary and Beginning Date Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications.  The position is a nine month appointment with Summer teaching optional (and dependent upon student enrollment).  The expected date of employment is August 21, 2000.

Application The review of completed applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should forward a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference to:

             Dr. Richard Kreider, Assistant Chair
             Department of Human Movement Sciences & Education
             The University of Memphis
             Memphis, TN  38152
             tel:  901-678-3474    fax: 901-678-3591

The University of Memphis, a TBR institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants are urged to apply for this position.  Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to the position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status.

Become a valued team member at one of the country’s premier pediatric hospitals!  Since its founding in 1882, Children’s Memorial Hospital has been recognized nationally for its excellent and comprehensive clinical care.

We have an excellent part time opportunity for an Exercise Physiologist to join our cardiology team!  In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of the cardiac exercise lab and cardiac rehabilitation program.  Performing cardiac exercise testing in pediatric patients with congenital and acquired heart disease or cardiac symptoms is a primary focus.

Qualified applicants will have a minimum of a bachelors degree in exercise science, public health or related field,  a minimum of 3-6 months exercise testing experience and have PALS certification.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package in a rewarding work environment.  This part time position of 20 hours per week is moderately flexible within the following time frame: Monday-Friday 7:00 am-5:00 pm.

Interested candidates, please send resume to:
Children’s Memorial Hospital
2300 Children’s Plaza Box #14
Chicago, IL 60614
FAX: (773) 880-3697

Children’s Memorial Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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