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June 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 4: Food and Mood, and Mind-Body-Spirit News

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ06104

Description

In this course, discover how emerging research underscores the link between what you eat and how you feel, in addition to the latest in mind-body-spirit news. The Food and Mood section will review foods associated with mood-lifting or mood-stabilizing effects, then will identify the diet patterns associated with mood as promoting or protecting against depressive symptoms. In Mind-Body-Spirit News, you will read how meditation is increasing in the medical setting, and how tai chi and aquatic exercise have become the most popular exercise activities among older adults. Also, learn the benefits of the Pilates “knee-stretch” exercises and the impact of yoga practice on the sympathetic nervous system, which benefits both physical and mental health.

Available Course Credits

ACSM
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
NCEP
1.00
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.25
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs UK
1.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Name foods associated with mood-lifting or mood-stabilizing effects.
  2. Identify the diet patters associated with mood as promoting or protecting against depressing symptoms.
  3. Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Mind-Body-Spirit news section.

Course Content

Food & Mood
Emerging research underscores the link between what you eat and how you feel.
Article
New Integrative Models of Health Care
Article
Muscle Activation in Pilates Exercises
Article
Comparing the Health Benefits of Exercise and Yoga
Article
Tai Chi Improves Sleep for Older Adults
Article
Older Adults Enjoy Tai Chi and Aquatic Exercise
Article
Mind-Body Therapies for Menopause
Article
Mind-Body Practices Listed on Leading Cancer Center Websites
Article
Meditation in Medical Setting Is Increasing
Article
CIFJ06104
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Online Course
$20

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