December 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 4: Mind-Body Research Update

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$15
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$15

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Description

This course will give you insight into some of the key studies on yoga, Pilates, qigong and other mind-body topics. You'll be able to describe the state of research regarding meditation for health, understand the effects of a yoga-based lifestyle on coronary artery disease, and gain knowledge on at least three mind-body practices that research has shown to have a positive effect on stress reduction. You'll also discover the utility of using adaptive Pilates exercises for low-back pain, and how the practice of tai chi and qigong can significantly improve risk factors for the metabolic syndrome.

Available Course Credits

ACSM
1.00
ACTION
0.10
FAI
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
ISSA
1.00
ISTA
0.10
NBHWC
1.00
NCEP
1.00
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.50
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Be conversant regarding a select group of studies that demonstrate the favorable effects of mind-body exercise.
  2. Describe the state of research regarding meditation for health.
  3. Understand the effects of a yoga-based lifestyle on coronary artery disease.
  4. Name at least three mind-body practices that research has shown to have a positive effect on stress reduction.
  5. Describe the utility of using adaptive Pilates exercises for low-back pain.

Course Procedure

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. View the course content.
  3. Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  4. Print your certificate of completion.

Course Content

December 2010 IDEA Fitness Journal Test 4: Mind-Body Research Update
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