Diabetes affects nearly 10% of the U.S. population. The good news is that research has shown that exercise can help people prevent and manage this disease. In this quiz you will learn about the different types of diabetes, how they affect your clients and how exercise can help. View Details
Is yoga practice beneficial for children? Can a happy spouse be good for your health? Do holistic mind-body programs help people with dementia? Find the answers to these question and other relevant mind-body news items in this quiz. Also included, learn how Pilates can help people with chronic neck pain. Discover which props to provide and what modifications to make to help this clientele correct their spinal alignment. View Details
Endurance exercise does not make people anemic; however, it can lead to depleted iron stores. Learn what anemia is and the differences between sports anemia and iron-deficiency anemia. Also included in this quiz, learn how mixed martial arts techniques can help a broad spectrum of clients get into shape. Find the basics to get your clients started and sample workouts to help them progress. View Details
Does soccer provide health benefits to women with hypertension? Do adults overestimate their intensity levels? How much exercise is needed to enhance students’ attention and comprehension? Find the answers to these questions and more relevant health and fitness news items in this quiz. Also included, learn whether you should suggest supplements to your clients or not and how to choose the best supplements. View Details
Is the mortality risk associated with obesity even more substantial than previously estimated? Can postexercise massages reduce muscle soreness? Can drinking cherry juice reduce insomnia? Does the texture of a food influence one’s perception of its healthfulness? Find the answers to these questions and more relevant news items in this quiz. View Details
Do you ever wonder why your clients eat the way they do? Learn how to help them develop lasting, beneficial behaviors. After taking this quiz you will understand all of the external and internal factors that affect your clients’ eating habits and how you can help them make better decisions. View Details
If you are not currently marketing to obese individuals, you are missing out on an untapped market that desperately needs your services. In this quiz you will learn how marketing your business to plus-sized customers can increase your bottom line. Find out how to successfully reach and accommodate heavier people through compassion and understanding. View Details
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