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November-December 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health & Fitness News, and Cholesterol

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ11121

Description

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

AASFP
0.10
ACSM
1.00
AFPA
1.00
CI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
NCCPT
0.10
NCEP
1.00
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.50
NSPA
1.00
PTAG
1.00
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs UK
1.00

Learning Objectives

After reading these articles, you should be able to:
  1. Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Making News section.
  2. Explain and describe the role of cholesterol in the human body.
  3. Explain the steps involved in the formation of atherosclerotic plaque.
  4. Suggest lifestyle changes to lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), as recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Course Content

Strengthening, Not Stretching, Hips Best for Knee Pain Prevention
Article
A Tool for Group Fitness Managers
Article
Half of U.K. Adults Can’t Run 100 Meters
Article
Exercise Reduces Inflammation Long-Term
Article
Spine Stabilization Unrelated to Back Pain?
Article
Fitness Worker Wages Fall Short, Satisfaction High
Article
Shorter Workouts Better for Health?
Article
Strength Training Reduces Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Article
The Not-So-Good News About “Good” Cholesterol
And why there’s no substitute for fighting “bad” cholesterol.
Article
Beachbody® and Powder Blue Productions Join Forces
Article
November-December 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health & Fitness News, and Cholesterol
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Online Course
$20

Includes all course content in digital format

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