In this continuing education quiz, learn the top stories that are making the fitness news. Did you know that a positive introduction to sports at a young age can set the tone for a healthy life? A recent study shows that sports participation improves behavior in boys. Read about how even short bouts of exercise are associated with a longer life and how focusing on neurobehavioral processes and not personal choice can lead to greater fat loss. Is low muscle mass a risk for diabetes? Is it true that by 2030 nearly half of all Americans will be obese? Review these recent studies and get the facts. Discover how life satisfaction may improve heart health and how yoga is an effective stress management for teens. Learn how massage therapy eases low-back pain and can be more effective than medications, physical therapy, education and exercise. Learn how to support your clients by providing specific daily feedback via technology channels. So much incredible newsworthy information bundled together in one quiz.
Available Course Credits
- Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Making News section.
- Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Mind-Body-Spirit News section.
- Enroll in the course.
- View the course content.
- Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
- Print your certificate of completion.
|Sports Participation Improves Behavior in Boys||Article|
|Yoga Participation Grows While Pilates Numbers Decline||Article|
|Real-Time Feedback Helps Adults Stick to Exercise||Article|
|Massage Eases Low-Back Pain||Article|
|Motivational Interviewing Improves Poststroke Outlook and Survival||Article|
|Yoga: Effective Stress Management for Teens?||Article|
|Life Satisfaction May Improve Heart Health||Article|
|Miss America Hopeful’s Fight Against Obesity||Article|
|Reduce Overuse Injury Potential With Interval Runs||Article|
|Alarming Obesity Predictions||Article|
|Low Muscle Mass a Risk Factor for Diabetes?||Article|
|Body Satisfaction Among Older Men and Women||Article|
|Top Tips for Novice Professionals||Article|
|Talk Test a Satisfactory Measure of Exercise Intensity?||Article|
|Fat Loss Secrets: Focus on Neurobehavioral Process, Not Personal Choice||Article|
|Short Bouts of Exercise Associated With Longer Life||Article|
|November-December 2011 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health & Fitness News and Mind-Body-Spirit News||Test|