Brain-Based Personal Training, The Science of Water, and Inflammation and Exercise Course

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Item: CIFJ1108

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Description

These three research-based articles will teach you about brain-based personal training, the science of water, and inflammation and exercise. Learn how to use tried-and-true learning styles and techniques to harness the power of the mind and motivate clients. Then, discover the science of water, nature’s most important nutrient. Finally, understand how too much exercise can exacerbate the inflammation cascade.

Articles and the test from the November-December 2008 CEC Research Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal.

Available Course Credits

ACSM
2.00
ACTION
0.20
ISFTA
2.00
ISSA
2.00
ISTA
0.20
NCEP
2.00
NETA
2.00
PTIA
2.00
REPS NZ
1.50
REPs UAE
2.00
REPs UK
2.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the basics of the brain and how it learns, in relation to personal training.
  2. Identify three learning styles, and determine how to design training programs that meet the needs of these learning preferences.
  3. Understand six essential variables of motivation and their application to personal training.
  4. Describe the eight elements of lesson design as they relate to personal training.
  5. Discuss basic principles for facilitating transfer and retention of learning.
  6. Discuss the basic physiological facts and bodily functions of water.
  7. State current recommendations for daily water intake.
  8. Explain and discuss the health benefits and diseases associated with water.
  9. Discuss the role of hydration in physical performance.
  10. Discuss proper fluid replacement guidelines for sustaining endurance performance.
  11. Describe inflammation’s role in the immune system and the cascade effect of inflammation in the body.
  12. Explain homeostasis, allostatic load and the general adaptation system (GAS).
  13. Identify physiological stressors and other factors that cause chronic inflammation.
  14. Describe how to modify an exercise program to attenuate inflammatory conditions by using lower intensities and other parameters.
  15. Suggest specific prophylactic lifestyle strategies that clients can adapt to reduce inflammation.

Course Procedure

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. View the course content.
  3. Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  4. Print your certificate of completion.

Course Content

Brain-Based Personal Training
Use tried-and-true learning styles and techniques to harness the power of the mind and motivate clients.
Article
Exercise and the Inflammation Process
When the body's immune response gets stuck on overdrive, too much exercise can exacerbate the inflammation cascade.
Article
The Science of Water: Nature's Most Important Nutrient
Was your mother right when she told you to drink lots of water before going out to play?
Article
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Online Course
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