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United States
September 25, 2008

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Amanda J. Vinson


University of North Florida Jacksonville, Florida

Bachelors of Science in Health August 2005 – August 2007

Health and Exercise

GPA: 3.79

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

St. Johns River Community College St. Augustine, Florida

Associate in Arts for Health Science August 2003 - August 2005

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Pedro Menendez High School St. Augustine, Florida

College Ready Diploma September 2000 - May 2003

Graduated Magna Cum Laude


Focus Physical Therapy Jacksonville, Florida

Therapy Aide/Technician September 2007- Present

 Demonstrate therapy exercises

 Prepare hot/cold packs

 Set up ultrasound technology

 Electrical Stimulation Therapy

 Office manager duties (scheduling, insurance verification, ordering, etc.)

Brooks Health and Fitness Jacksonville, Florida

Exercise Specialist Intern May 2007- August 2007

 Perform initial assessments and periodic evaluations to thoroughly track members’ progress and evolving needs

 Assist members in setting attainable goals

 Demonstrate and monitor proper exercise technique

 Teach and challenge members with exercise progression and motivate members to reach their individual potential

 Design and implement personalized exercise programs based on clients’ individual goals and physical limitations

 Responsible for creating a work environment of teamwork and cooperation in order to satisfy the needs of all members

 Responsible for developing and maintaining an effective communication channel amongst fitness staff and all Fitness Center departments

Ilene Chazan & Christopher Gabbard Jacksonville, Florida

Care-giver February 2006 - Present

 Provide care for a child with cerebral palsy

 Gaining experience working for a child with disabilities

 Assist with stretches and routines

 Design activities for stimulation

Cato Corporation St. Augustine, Florida

Assistant Sales Manager January 2002 – January 2006

 Trained new employees

 Developed customer service skills

 Managed floor sales

 Integrated new floor set designs

 Calculated weekly budgets

 Aided in scheduling

 Set daily/weekly/monthly goals


 Dean’s List: Fall 2005, Spring/Summer/Fall 2006, Spring/Summer 2007

 Member of Eta Sigma Gamma (National Health Science Honorary)

 Member of Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society


Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power-point

Language Skills: Proficient in American Sign Language

Related Courses: Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health, Exercise Physiology, Lab Methods for Exercise Physiology, Exercise Prescription, Principles of Strength and Conditioning

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