November/December 2017 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Healing Diastasis Recti, and Exercise for People with Alzheimer's
This quiz explores how to target the transverse abdominis to help women recover from abdominal separation caused by pregnancy. Also included is a mind-body article that introduces creative exercise ideas for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease.
After reading these articles, you should be able to:
- Describe the steps involved to correctly perform a transversus abdominis isometric.
- Design a core program to progress basic TA isometrics to more advanced exercises.
- Explain the prevalence, anatomy and management of diastasis recti.
- Understand demographic implications for instructors who wish to teach fitness to older adults with Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
- List nonpharmacological therapies available to older adults with AD.
- Describe the benefits of tapping into creativity when leading exercise classes for adults with AD.
- 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.
|Alzheimer’s and the Joy of Exercise |
Creative exercise ideas for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease.
|Abdominal Separation and the Female Core |
Targeting the transversus abdominis helps women recover from abdominal separation caused
|November/December 2017 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Recovering From Diastasis Recti, and Exercise for Older Adults With Alzheimer’s Disease ||Test|