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October 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Mind-Body-Spirit News and Pilates Footwork

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ10122

Description

This continuing education course covers some of the latest mind-body-spirit news as well as constructive skills for mind-body fitness professionals. Some of the topics covered include: how even brief meditation can be beneficial, how having a purpose in life reduces the effects of Alzheimer’s, and how weight training can boost brain fitness. You will also find out why more studies are needed in regards to prenatal yoga, and how optimism may reduce heart attacks. Finally, learn about Pilates footwork—simple, yet powerful, it is typically the first exercise taught on the reformer. Learn to recognize and correct common misalignments in the lower body. So much information packed into 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 Mind-Body-Spirit News section.
  2. Define closed- and open-chain exercises and give an example of each.
  3. Describe proper leg alignment and describe several ways to correct alignment on the Pilates reformer.

Course Content

Optimism May Reduce Heart Attacks
Article
Question of the Month
Article
Pilates May Help Breast Cancer Survivors
Article
Tai Chi Program Inspires Wheelchair Users
Article
Weight Training Boosts Brain Fitness
Article
Purpose in Life Reduces Effects of Alzheimer’s Disease
Article
Changing Thoughts About Pain Provides Relief
Article
Brief Mind-Body Meditation Provides Benefits Even in Short Term
Article
Footwork: The Foundation of Pilates
Recognize and correct common misalignments in the lower body.
Article
More Yoga Studies Needed for Pregnant Women
Article
October 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Mind-Body-Spirit News, and Pilates and Footwork
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Online Course
$20

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