The job opportunity outlook for exercise science professions is tremendous – expected to grow as much as 27% between 2006 and 2016, depending on specialty area. Trends that affect growth rate include increasing public involvement in exercise, employers supporting exercise by their employees to help maintain a vibrant workforce, increasing liability litigation which motivates employers and organizations to seek skilled exercise scientists to assure programs are safe, and an increasingly older population that sees exercise as critical to health. Technology is also advancing, which requires skilled specialists to take full advantage of opportunities.