Alexis Batrakoulis has been involved in the fitness industry in the past 25 years and currently works as an educator, speaker, author, subject matter expert, and exercise physiologist in more than 35 countries across 4 continents as the Founder and Education Director of the International Obesity Exercise Training Institute (IOETI). He holds a BSc in Sports Science with concentration in Fitness, an MSc in Exercise and Health with concentration in Exercise and Obesity, and is preparing to earn a PhD in Exercise Physiology with concentration in Exercise and Obesity. He has also earned numerous professional credentials through ACE, ACSM, NASM, and NSCA. He is a Subject Matter Expert and an International Master Trainer at the American Council on Exercise and is also a Deputy Director of the Professional Standards Committee of EuropeActive, which leads the development of educational standards, oversees the accreditation process for all courses, and registers qualified exercise professionals for all occupational roles in the European fitness sector. He has respectively led and contributed to the Technical Experts Groups that developed standards for the occupational roles of Weight Management Exercise Specialist and Pre/Diabetes Exercise Specialist in Europe. His live workshop "Obesity and Weight Management Exercise Specialist" is approved by ACE, ACSM, AFAA, IFPA, ISSA, NASM, NCSF, NSCA, PTA Global, CanFitPro, REPs UK, EREPS and Fitness Australia as a continuing education course for fitness professionals around the globe. He also serves as a Member of the Exercise is Medicine Credential, Professional Education and Health & Fitness Summit Program Committees for the ACSM, and received recognition as the 2018 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year. He is also a Personal Training Quarterly Editorial Review Panel Member and Personal Trainers Special Interest Group Executive Council Member for the NSCA.
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