The OSHF is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2007, as the official deliverer of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology’s Health & Fitness Program (CSEP H&FP) in Ontario. Over the last 3 years, OSHF membership has grown to over 1300 fitness professionals: CSEP Certifed Personal Trainers® and CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologists®. For more information on CSEP and the Health & Fitness Program, please visit www.csep.ca.
The OSHF administers CSEP fitness practitioner certifications to qualified post-secondary graduates and students in Ontario. The OSHF ensures that all our certified professionals meet the nationally-renowned standards of the CSEP H&FP. Each applicant must fulfill set educational prequisites and successfully complete both written and practical examinations in order to achieve the CSEP Certified Personal Trainer® (CSEP-CPT) or CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist® (CSEP-CEP) designation.
The OSHF also provides continuing education opportunities to CSEP professionals in Ontario, through regular meetings and conferences, practical workshops, and online networking. This allows our members to keep their knowledge and skills current, and to have access to the latest health and fitness research