In this continuing education course, find out what’s making news in the world of fitness and nutrition. Discover the link between strength training programs and a reduction in risk of type 2 diabetes. Learn why shorter workouts might provide better health benefits than a single longer session and how strengthening, not stretching hips is better for knee pain prevention. Also, uncover the not-so-good news about “good” cholesterol. All this and so much more great information available in one course!
Available Course Credits
- Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Making News section.
- Explain and describe the role of cholesterol in the human body.
- Explain the steps involved in the formation of atherosclerotic plaque.
- Suggest lifestyle changes to lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), as recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- 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.
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