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Jon StevensQualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology
  • Master of Science, Kinesiology
  • Canadian Society for Exercises Physiology (CSEP) Certified Exercise Physiologist

After graduating from the University of Waterloo in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Jon pursued a master’s degree also at the University of Waterloo in Kinesiology. During his master’s, Jon completed a practicum placement with UW Fitness. He has been a valued member of the UW Fitness team ever since.

In addition to working as an exercise specialist for UW Fitness, Jon is the program director for the Waterloo Regional Cardiac Rehabilitation Foundation Inc. (also known as Hardy Hearts). Hardy Hearts is a community-based cardiac rehabilitation program for individuals who have developed or are at risk of developing cardiovascular disease. As the program director, Jon prescribes individualized exercise training and education on healthy lifestyle modifications.

Jon is devoted to improving and promoting health and wellness within the community and hopes to use exercise as an intervention to improve the physical function and quality of life of individuals coping with chronic disease.

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University of Waterloo
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