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The Fitness Professional's Guide to Training Clients with Osteoarthritis

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.4 CECs , ACSM 4.0 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains: Online Content Online Quiz
  • American Council on Exercise American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Developed in partnership with the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals and the Arthritis Foundation, this online course addresses how to train clients suffering from the most common joint disorder in the United States. With 27 million Americans over age 25 affected by arthritis, specializing in this field could equate to more business.


You will learn:

  • Disease process, symptoms and treatment strategies for osteoarthritis and other types of arthritis
  • Exercise benefits and potential risks for clients with arthritis, as well as guidelines for flexibility, range of motion, strength training, and cardiovascular exercise
  • Specific exercise tips and joint protection strategies
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