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Cholesterol and Exercise

Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise Type: Self-Paced / Home Study Approved By: ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM 1.00 CECs Included in Course:Online Content Online Quiz $19.97 Add To Cart

Cholesterol and Exercise

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  • The American Heart Association estimates that 35.6% of Americans have high cholesterol or dangerous lipid profiles. Research has shown that exercise can play an important role in improving blood lipids and reducing stroke and cardiovascular disease risk in individuals with abnormal cholesterol profiles. This course, based on a chapter from ACE’s Clinical Exercise Specialist Manual will help you understand how to work more effectively with individuals who have abnormal blood lipids. You’ll learn practical guidelines on how to work effectively with clients who have various lipid abnormalities to help them achieve their health goals.

    Course Objectives

    Upon completion, students will be able to:

    • Identify the components of a blood lipid profile, the ideal range and risk categories
    • Describe the influence of exercise on the various blood lipid variables
    • Design beneficial training programs to effectively alter blood lipid profiles and promote health in individuals with abnormal blood lipids
    • Discuss the types of lipid-lowering medications and their effects on the body, especially with regard to exercise

    Course contents include:  

    Steps to completing this course

    1. Go to and log in.
    2. Click on "Online Learning Courses" in the "My Account" section.
    3. Choose your course and complete as necessary.
    4. After successful completion of the quiz your CECs will automatically be added to your ACE account.

    Please note: This online only course does not include a book/DVD/CD. You will not receive any additional items by mail when making your purchase.

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    Customer Reviews

    Alyce (ACE Certified Professional)

    5/9/16 8:05 PM

    I didn't like that this was a read only format. The pages were copied from a book, and it could have been laid out much better. (maybe a description posted In the advertisement of the class would be helpful). good info, but the education piece was lacking.

    Jeremy (ACE Certified Professional)

    3/13/15 9:11 AM

    Very interesting read as it relates to my job in incentives around managing cholesterol. Very good!

    Nicholas (ACE Certified Professional)

    1/7/14 2:55 PM


    Jessica (ACE Certified Professional)

    12/15/13 5:00 PM

    This was a great overview. Very easy to follow.

    Carrie (ACE Certified Professional)

    7/24/11 3:18 PM

    great refresher on cholesterol and the efeects of exercise


    1/6/11 1:49 PM

    Very informative

    Michael (ACE Certified Professional)

    11/28/10 7:00 AM

    I wish the text wasn't in PDF. I had to print it out to read it since the text was small and I got a headache trying to read it online and follow the columns. Convert it to paragraphs in one column instead of multiple columns.


    The American Council on Exercise reserves the right to discontinue the sale and/or support of any continuing education course at any time, in order to cancel, correct, or update content based on current industry standards, guidelines, and/or technological advances. Notification will be given 6 months prior to expiration to allow for course completion and no refund will be given for expiring courses.