Provider: Healthy Learning
Type: Online Course
Included:
Online Quiz
PDF
CEC Credits: ACE 0.2 CECs , ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 2.0 CECs, NBHWC 2.0 CECs

Develop Effective Resistance Exercise Programs to Improve Health

Muscular fitness helps with much more than increased strength—it also reduces the risk of injury, contributes to a healthy body weight and improves general health. With this course created in partnership with Healthy Living, you will learn how to help people—regardless of their age or fitness level—safely attain the numerous benefits of resistance training in a time-efficient manner.

Based on the research series “ACE Health and Wellness Reports,” this easy-to-understand course addresses the key factors involved in resistance training—from the physiological and psychological benefits of strength training to an overview of muscle structure and function. In addition, it provides a detailed look into the basic elements of safe resistance training and features an inclusive review of research-based training recommendations.

This course includes digital access to an 80-page online document (viewable only) and an online quiz.

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Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the physiological and psychological benefits of engaging in a safe resistance exercise program
  • Explain the factors that influence how strong a person becomes
  • Develop an evidence-based prescription for a safe strength training regimen

CEC Credits

Approved by the following organizations for continuing education hours:

ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine
2.0 CECs

ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine CEC Approval

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that "American Council on Exercise" meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2017 - December 2020). Providership # 687637

NBHWC
2.0 CECs

Reviews

Great reading content. Very few questions. Overall a good course to take.