Obesity is not an infectious pathogen that one can catch, but sociological, cultural and ethnic factors can greatly influence people’s lifestyle and behavior. In this quiz you will learn about the complex interplay of components that contribute to the obesity epidemic. Also included in this quiz are strategies for making a difference in combating obesity. View Details
Earn continuing education credits/units with this course covering three topics on senior fitness, including the latest research, brain health and water exercise.
Articles and test are from the February 2010 CEC Senior Fitness Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal.
Expand your knowledge and earn continuing education credits with this course covering research on three different topics. Articles and the test from the Nov/Dec 2009 CEC Research Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal. View Details
Learn more about nutrition trends, which nutrient-rich foods would be best for clients, and the optimal protein intake for various populations while earning continuing education credits.
Articles and test are from the March 2009 CEC Nutrition Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal. View Details
Earn CECs while you learn the latest research on mind-body topics. Learn about cardiovascular disease and the mind-body connection, find summaries of key studies on yoga, Pilates qigong and other mind-body topics, and discover how to create Pilates programs for the overweight client.
Articles and the test from the June 2009 CEC Mind-Body Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal. View Details
Learn to spot the small problems before they become major liability risks. Whether you're an independent trainer, employee, or manager of a large facility, this overview of legal issues affecting the fitness industry will heighten your awareness and sharpen your risk-management skills so you can spend more time working with clients and growing your business, and less time putting out fires. View Details
Do you work with clients who have mental health disorders? Learn how exercise can help to alleviate anxiety, stress and depression. This quiz addresses different mental illnesses to explain what they are, how exercise can help and which exercise is best. You will also learn how exercise affects the brain to alter moods, and changes the structure and function of the brain. View Details
Give nutrition a new meaning by viewing food as more than nourishment for the body. In this quiz you will learn how to expand your relationship with food and how food can be a pathway to healing and exploration. You will find information on the five chakras and which foods nourish these chakras. View Details
Running has a unique combination of benefits that can help people control their weight and fend off chronic health problems, but it can also be hard on the body and lead to injuries. This quiz will address some of the more common running injuries, how to treat them and how to prevent them. Also included in this quiz, learn about healthy habits from around the globe. Find tips on foods to include in your diet, where to shop and mentalities to adopt. View Details