Exercise Specialist identifies risk factors and designs specialized strength and conditioning programs for patients. Teaches patients on the proper exercise techniques. Being an Exercise Specialist educates patient and family members on proper techniques for transitioning from a hospital-based fitness program to a safe and effective home exercise program. Typically requires a bachelor's degree of Exercise Science. Additionally, Exercise Specialist typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require exercise specialist. The Exercise Specialist gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be an Exercise Specialist typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.