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Why Join CEPA?

  1. Involvement with the only national organization exclusively dedicated to supporting the profession of clinical exercise physiology.
  2. Affordable webinars: Learn about CEPA's upcoming Continuing Education Opportunities
  3. Access to the only professional journal with feature articles relevant to the day-to-day practice of clinical exercise physiology.
  4. Quarterly newsletters with ongoing information about CEPA, the profession of clinical exercise physiology, and practical information to use on the job.
  5. Access to the most comprehensive salary and practice survey ever conducted, specific to the work of clinical exercise physiologists.
  6. Connect to other clinical exercise physiologists through Facebook and LinkedIn.
  7. Internship information is available online through CEPA. Programs may submit their internship opportunities. Students can find an internship to meet their needs by accessing the CEPA Internship Directory.
  8. Assistance with licensure efforts. Check out legislative resources.

Professional Membership

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree or higher in exercise physiology/science AND hold one of the following credentials:
  • ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-RCEP)
  • ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP)
  • ACSM Program Director (ACSM-PD)
  • ESSA Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP)

Benefits

Access to all member resources and the right to participate in annual elections for Executive Committee members, make nominations for the Executive Committee, serve on committee, serve as committee chair, and be a member of the Executive Committee.

Cost

$40 (ACSM national member), $65 (non ACSM national member)

Associate Membership

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree or higher in exercise physiology/science.


Benefits

Associate Members receive all the benefits of full membership except the right to participate in annual elections for Executive Committee members, make nominations for the Executive Committee, serve as committee chair, or be a member of the Executive Committee.


Cost

$35 (ACSM national member), $55 (non ACSM national member)

Student Membership

Qualifications

Active student of an academic program in exercise physiology/science.


Benefits

Student Members have the same privileges as the Associate Member.


Cost

$15

Please note: All membership applications or renewals must be submitted online.


"Being a CEPA member allows me to be part of the strong voice that will drive our profession forward."

-Peggy Kraus, ACSM-RCEP, CDE; CardioPulmonary Rehabilitation; Stony Brook Southampton Hospital; Southampton, NY


"How can we distinguish ourselves from PT/OT/Personal Trainers/Etc? It's by getting the information out there about our profession, networking, volunteering and research. CEPA membership gives us these opportunities to make a name for ourselves as Clinical Exercise Physiologists!”

-Garrett Kellar, MS, ACSM-RCEP, AACVPR-CCRP; PhD Student; University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA