Director of the ISSA's Professional Division for approximately 7 years, Cameron Baker has been in the Fitness, Wellness and Sport Science industry for roughly 18 years as an educator, writer, consultant, performance coach and trainer whose educational background includes a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Biomechanics from Westmont College, certifications in personal training from the ISSA, the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He also holds certifications in Strength and Conditioning, Fitness and Performance Nutrition, Youth and Senior Fitness as well as Exercise Therapy with the ISSA. Cameron has worked in a wide variety of settings in the fitness/wellness industry, including instructing collegiate courses in strength and conditioning, serving as a personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach for both amateur and elite professional athletes, as well as working as a clinical rehabilitation specialist in an outpatient physical therapy clinic.
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