Eric Thunstedt, Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Eric Thunstedt, M.A., CES, RCEP, EIM Credential Level III, is originally from Alden, Minnesota. He received a B.A. degree in Exercise Science from Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA in 1998 and his Masters (M.A.) degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology / Cardiac Rehabilitation from Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN in 2004.

Eric’s professional certifications include the American College of Sports Medicine – Clinical Exercise Specialist (ACSM-CES) certification, the American College of Sports Medicine – Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-RCEP) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider, Heart Saver – Basic Life Support and Heart Saver – AED.  He has also obtained the Exercise is Medicine® Credential Level III.

He is a member of the Wisconsin Society of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Health and Rehabilitation (WISCPHR), the ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiology Association (CEPA), and the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).   He also serves as the Exercise Physiology Consultant on the Diabetes Community Education Team at Vernon Memorial Healthcare, the HEART Center’s Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics and Rehabilitation Internship Coordinator, and is a member of the speaker’s bureau through VMH. 

Eric has many years of personal training experience and has corporate fitness management experience. Eric began his career at VMH in July 2004.

Current Position: Clinical Exercise Physiologist