Expand your knowledge on three different subjects with the special populations–specific topics in this course. Explore the research and techniques for assessing, testing and training for power in older adults, with an end-focus on safely applying high-speed techniques. Get a primer on how cardiovascular disease develops in women; how the condition differs in women as opposed to men; how to recognize the risk factors and signs and symptoms in women; and how to understand and apply the latest recommendations and lifestyle modifications that will benefit your female clients. You’ll also get practical tips and recommendations that will empower you to take action within your scope of practice. Learn the mechanisms of diabetes; risk factors; signs and symptoms; complications of the condition; exercise considerations and contraindications; and recommendations for daily care.
Articles and the test from the November-December 2007 CEC Special Populations Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal.