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 2: Major Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders
This module addresses the most common cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases that the Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist (ACE-AHFS) will encounter among their client base. It begins with a discussion of coronary artery disease, including diagnostic tests and exercise recommendations for clients with common manifestations of coronary artery disease. Blood lipid disorders are then explained, along with the response of the various lipids to exercise training. A key focus of this discussion is an explanation of the essential exercise-programming steps for individuals with dyslipidemia.
It is essential for the ACE-AHFS to know how to work with individuals with hypertension, as this will be one of the most common ailments among clients. This module explains the cardiovascular responses to various hypertensive medications, as well as the cardiovascular responses to exercise training. This module concludes by offering an overview of asthma, including common triggers and exercise guidelines. The following topics are covered in this online course:
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Blood Lipid Disorders
*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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