Michael Dewar

Work History

Work History
Sep 2010 - Present

Personal Trainer

Equinox Fitness
  • Design and implement individualized program’s to enhance cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, and muscular fitness.
  • Assess anthropometric and physiological parameters of individuals of all ages.
  • Track and properly progress programs to further enhance growth and development of physiological responses to exercise to reduce health risks.
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Strength and Conditioning Intern

Bowling Green State University
  • Assisted in training and testing for results due to exercise prescriptions for collegiate athletes to enhance body composition, cardiovascular endurance, and muscular adaptations specific to sport.
  • Supervised training facility and athletes during workouts to decrease risks of injury due to improper lifting techniques, equipment malfunctions, and other foreseeable problems resulting from lack of planning/safety precautions.
  • Effectively communicated with coaches, supervisors, training staff, athletes, and other staff members to achieve optimal planning and training session efficiency.
  • Ensured cleanliness, equipment maintenance, and fluidity of training sessions to decrease risks of injury, time conflicts, and backflow of athletes during training sessions.

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - Present

M.A in Applied Physiology

Teachers College: Columbia University
Aug 2006 - Aug 2010

B.S. in Education in Exercise Science

Bowling Green State University

Bachelors of Science in Education in Exercise Science, 2010

Minor in Nutrition and Food

  • Graduation Honors: Cum Laude
  • Overall GPA: 3.71
  • Major GPA: 3.84
  • Dean’s List: Fall 2007-Summer 2010
  • Major Related Coursework: Applied Exercise Physiology, Structural and Functional Bases of Human Movement, Human Anatomy, Research in Human Movement Sciences and Leisure Studies, Exercise Testing and Prescription in General Populations and Special Cases, Sport Conditioning, and Exercise and Conditioning
  • Minor Related Coursework: Human Nutrition, Life Cycle Nutrition, Fundamentals of Food Science, and Nutrition Assessment and Counseling

Skills

Skills

Methodologies Skills

Research methodologies, concepts, etc.

Technical Skills

Anthropometric Assessment EKG Testing and Analysis Calibration of Fitness Equipment Aerobic and Anaerobic Physical Testing and Prescription    

Objective

To obtain a position working with individuals in the allied health field where I will be able to reach out and help others with physiological needs and assessments, such as exercise physiology, cardiac rehabilitation, etc.  I would also like to be involved in research to bring about advancements in medical knowledge regarding physiological adaptations and responses to exercise and/or diseases, all to better educate and help society as a whole.

Certifications

Certifications
Sep 2010 - Present

• National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) Personal Trainer

NCSF
Mar 2010 - Mar 2012

CPR Pro (Professional Rescuer)

American Safety & Health Institute
Mar 2010 - Mar 2012

• Basic First Aid for the Community and Workplace

American Safety & Health Institute