This quiz explores how eccentric training (using active force to produce muscle tension while the muscle is lengthening) has broad benefits for people with chronic issues such as type 2 diabetes, knee injuries and neurologic conditions. Also included in this quiz is an article about special considerations for training seniors over 70 and how to attract elderly clients.
After reading these articles, you should be able to:
- Define and explain an eccentric action, its physiological characteristics and the new theory explaining what is happening during this action.
- Discuss the efficacy of eccentric training in the rehabilitation of special populations, such as the elderly and those with chronic diseases.
- Explain and discuss the repeated bout effect and appropriate eccentric training strategies for special populations.
- Describe, in general terms, common physical concerns that affect seniors over 70.
- Discuss how a functional fitness routine can improve quality of life after age 70.
- List some practical ways of modifying an exercise session to accommodate an older senior.
- Enroll in the course.
- View the course content.
- Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
- Print your certificate of completion.
|February 2015 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Benefits of Eccentric Training and Training Elderly Clients ||Module|