February 2017 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health and Fitness News, and Preserving Youth with Physical Activity

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Description

This quiz highlights the latest news and research on a variety of health and fitness topics, including the heart-healthy benefits of walking, the effects of exercise on work stress and Pilates for postmenopausal women. Also included is a research article that discusses aging and cardiovascular disease. This article takes a look at new studies that discusses how physical activity can preserve the health of our arteries, potentially adding to our lifespans.

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACSM
1.00
ACTION
0.10
AFPA
1.00
CI
1.00
FAI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
ISSA
1.00
ISTA
0.10
NBHWC
1.00
NCEP
1.00
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.25

Learning Objectives

    After reading these articles, you should be able to:
  1. Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Making News section.
  2. Define cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, oxidative stress, endothelial dysfunction and inflammation.
  3. Explain how aging is associated with cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, oxidative stress, endothelial dysfunction and inflammation.
  4. Describe evidence-based research on the role of cardiorespiratory exercise in delaying cardiovascular disease and aging-related conditions of the vascular system.

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

February 2017 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health and Fitness News, and Preserving Youth with Physical Activity
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