The Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist Exam Review Course is a valuable study tool to help you prepare for the ACE Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist Certification Exam. The online course is ideal for people who learn best on their own using a self-paced approach in the comfort of their own home, but want the in-depth teaching and support of ACE-developed curriculum. You have the option to purchase the complete course or individual modules.
Module 6: Musculoskeletal Disorders: Chronic Conditions
Osteoarthritis, which is the primary focus of this module’s discussion of arthritis, primarily impacts older adults. After explaining the epidemiology of osteoarthritis and the physical symptoms associated with the condition, this module offers exercise programming guidelines and sample exercises. The module continues with a discussion of osteoporosis and osteopenia that explains the factors that affect bone mass and common treatments of these conditions. Finally, programming and progression guidelines are presented.
Low-back pain, which is the final chronic condition covered in this module, affects nearly everyone at some point in their life. After an overview of the factors that contribute to low-back pain, as well as the various treatments available, this module concludes by explaining the role of exercise in managing low-back pain and specific exercise program progressions. The following topics are covered in this online course:
- Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
- Low-back Pain
*Note: ACE-certified professionals who hold a certification other than Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist and successfully complete this course will earn ¬¬¬0.2 Continuing Education Credits (CECs).
Steps to completing this course
• Purchase the course (click the "Add to Cart" button above). The course will be added to your ACE account.
• Go to the Ace Web Site (www.acefitness.org) and log in.
• After logging in, click on "CEC Courses/Quizzes" in the "My Account" section.
• Choose the course you’d like to take and follow the directions to get started.
• If taking the course for CECs, they will automatically be added to your account after successful completion of the quiz.
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