Goals and Objectives

The goal of the internship is to expose the intern to sound exercise programs that focus on exercise for health benefits and deal with various populations and disease processes such as:.

  • Elderly
  • Sedentary
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hypertension
  • Cancer
  • Apparently healthy
  • Obese
  • Osteoporosis
  • Cardiac patients
  • Pulmonary patients
  • Stroke patients

MedX of Estes strives for interns to experience how:

  • To utilize exercise for general health and wellness.
  • To utilize exercise for therapy and rehabilitation.
  • To make exercise a lifestyle for clients.
  • To make exercise convenient and effective.
  • To promote health benefits to a variety of populations.
  • To properly design and supervise personal exercise programs for individuals with various health conditions.
  • To professionally operate a fitness, wellness and rehabilitation facility.

Intern Dress Code

Interns are expected to always dress in a clean and professional manner. Dress code policies include:

  • Shirts should have a collar and be tucked in, no midriff shirts.
  • Slacks and khaki pants are recommended, jeans are not acceptable.
  • All pants should be free of rips, holes and tears.
  • Shorts must be of professional length, mid-thigh at least and not to exceed the knees.
  • Exercise clothing such as tight fitting spandex is not acceptable.
  • Hair and hygiene must be kept neat, clean and manageable.
  • Interns are expected to be cleanly shaven.
  • Comfortable shoes, such as running shoes, are recommended, however no open-toe shoes, sandals or beat-up shoes.
  • No gum chewing is allowed.
  • Pierced ears are the only visible body piercing allowed while working.

Interns Projects

Interns will be responsible for various projects throughout the semester. Some include: Bulletin boards, College required projects and papers, Fitness Body Compositions.