October 2014 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Straightening Out Saturated Fat, and Using Self Myofascial Release With Seniors
Is saturated fat bad for us? New controversial research questions common advice, but previous research supports limiting saturated fats in our diets. Learn about the effects of saturated fat on the body and how fitness professionals should approach the subject with their clients. Also included in this quiz, learn how self myofascial release can be beneficial for older adults, when modified to meet their needs.
After reading these articles, you should be able to:
- Explain what a meta-analysis assesses.
- Discuss differences between the controversial heart disease assertion of the recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and the position statement of the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology.
- Explain basic facts on saturated fat, cholesterol and heart disease risk.
- Name the basic components of connective tissue.
- Describe the processes involved in aging of fascial tissue, including cross-linking and hydration.
- Develop a self-myofascial-release program for older-adult clients.
- 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.
|October 2014 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Straightening Out Saturated Fat, and Using Self Myofascial Release With Seniors ||Test|
|Seniors and Self Myofascial Release |
Trainers need to adapt their technique when working with the connective tissue of older adults.
|Is “Bad” Fat Now “Good”? |
While a recent study questions common advice on avoiding saturated fats, there’s ample science to support limiting these fats in our diets.