This course covers two important issues that affect many people on a daily basis, cardiovascular health and lower-back pain. You’ll learn about the American Heart Association’s proactive agenda for the next decade with regard to measuring, monitoring and improving cardiovascular health. Gain knowledge of some startling statistics on cardiovascular disease and stroke, and become educated on the warning signs of stroke and how to achieve the ideal cardiovascular health. Another problem that plagues many people is lower-back problems, and research is beginning to focus on children and teenagers to catch the problem early. Through your reading, you’ll gain insight into the anatomy of the lower back, current research on the causes of kids’ and teenagers’ back pain, and how to market and apply your knowledge to clients. So much life-enriching information, all in one course.
Available Course Credits
Knowledgeably advise clients about cardiovascular risk factors and data.
Make specific recommendations for “ideal” cardiovascular health.
Compare postural and phasic muscles and their corresponding dysfunctions.
Integrate the research on lower-back pain into a comprehensive training protocol for
Lower-Back Pain in Kids and Teens Research, implications and solutions to a growing problem.
Cardiovascular Health Goals A look at the American Heart Association’s 2020 impact goals.