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December 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 4: Mind-Body Research Update

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ12105

Description

This course will give you insight into some of the key studies on yoga, Pilates, qigong and other mind-body topics. You'll be able to describe the state of research regarding meditation for health, understand the effects of a yoga-based lifestyle on coronary artery disease, and gain knowledge on at least three mind-body practices that research has shown to have a positive effect on stress reduction. You'll also discover the utility of using adaptive Pilates exercises for low-back pain, and how the practice of tai chi and qigong can significantly improve risk factors for the metabolic syndrome.

Available Course Credits

ACSM
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.50
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs UK
1.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Be conversant regarding a select group of studies that demonstrate the favorable effects of mind-body exercise.
  2. Describe the state of research regarding meditation for health.
  3. Understand the effects of a yoga-based lifestyle on coronary artery disease.
  4. Name at least three mind-body practices that research has shown to have a positive effect on stress reduction.
  5. Describe the utility of using adaptive Pilates exercises for low-back pain.

Course Content

Mind-Body Research UpdateArticle
December 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 5: Mind-Body Research UpdateOnline Test

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