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October 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 2: Research and Ex Rx

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ10102

Description

In this course you'll learn about the health risks and implications of abdominal obesity, in addition to what happens to the body when exercising at altitude. In the article, Waist-to-Hip Ratio, Waist Circumference and BMI, you'll discover what to use for health risk indication and why, gain knowledge of the metabolic factors associated with intra-abdominal fat accumulation, and learn the effective anthropometric measurement techniques to identify cardiovascular and metabolic risk. While reading, Exercising Into Thin Air, you will find out the effects of and strategies for working out at altitude. You'll be able to make comparisons between exercising at altitude versus sea level, and discover specific strategies for exercising at altitude. So much life-enriching information, all in one course.

Available Course Credits

ACSM
1.00
ISFTA
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. Discuss the health risks and implications of abdominal obesity.
  2. Explain some of the metabolic factors associated with intra-abdominal fat accumulation.
  3. Describe effective anthropometric measurement techniques to identify cardiovascular and metabolic risk.
  4. Describe what happens to the body when exercising at altitude, making comparisons between altitude and sea level.
  5. Outline specific strategies for exercising at altitude.

Course Content

Exercising Into Thin AirArticle
Waist-to-Hip Ratio, Waist Circumference and BMIArticle
October 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 2: Research and Ex RxOnline Test

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