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					Exercise Tech- Nationwide Travel

Westat is currently seeking motivated individuals with a commitment to excellence for the ongoing
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), sponsored by the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention. NHANES involves in-person household interviews and examinations conducted
in a mobile examination center (MEC). NHANES is adding a community study to collect data on physical
activity and fitness of children and adolescents. Exercise Techs will be part of a large team that travels
throughout the U.S. They will remain at a site for about 4 weeks and their primary duty is to measure
physical activity and fitness levels in children and adolescents. Measures will include walking and
running on a treadmill, and upper and lower body exercises. Their work will be primarily conducted in a
MEC. Much of the work will be conducted in the evenings and on weekends.

A certified exercise physiologist or kinesiologist is required for this position. The candidate must have
experience working with young children in an exercise environment. Nutrition/dietary experience is a
plus. Fluency in Spanish language preferred.

Valid driver’s license and FULL-TIME CONTINUOUS TRAVEL IS REQUIRED with two vacation breaks a

Mandatory training will be held mid-October 2011 in Rockville, MD. This is a full-time non-exempt
position with limited benefits. Pay rates are based on experience.

To apply, go to and enter the Job ID 4150BR in the space provided.