Accredited exercise scientists (AESs) hold an undergraduate degree in the field of exercise and sports science. They specialise in the design, implementation and evaluation of exercise and physical activity for healthy people. They provide programs for improving general health, the prevention of chronic diseases, health promotion and enhanced sports performance. AESs work in hospitals, community health units, workplaces, gymnasiums and in education.
Accredited exercise scientists are also involved in educating personal trainers and in research projects.