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Heart disease is a major killer of both men and women in the United States, and exercise is proven to reduce the risk of its occurrence. Learn the risk factors associated with heart disease, recognize red flags, abnormal heart rate and blood pressure responses, contraindications to exercise, and the criteria for terminating exercise. Understand how to assign beginning workloads and incorporate resistance training. for your clients from the comprehensive information contained in this course. The technically strong, yet easy-to-follow, reference material allows you to quickly design personalized programs that safely set intensity levels and progress exercise. Authored by: Gwen Hyatt, MS, and Marilyn Woods, PT, MS

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