July-August 2018 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: How the Human Microbiome Affects Overall Health

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Description

The feature article in this quiz explores how trillions of bacteria, viruses and other microbes dwell within our bodies, affecting our overall health and wellbeing. It presents a look at how these interact.

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACE
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
NBHWC
1.00
NCEP
1.00
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.25
NSCA
0.10

Learning Objectives

    After reading these articles, you should be able to:
  1. Define the human microbiome and recognize that genes are often shared between organisms and influenced by environmental factors.
  2. Describe the healthy human gastrointestinal tract as hosting trillions of microorganisms, most of which are commensal and beneficial.
  3. Explain how the brain, gut, microbes, diet and environment communicate with each other via multiple pathways.
  4. Summarize how diet influences the relationship between the gut microbiome and the human host.
  5. Explain how specific microbes and the metabolites they produce influence health and disease.

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.

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July/August 2018 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: How the Human Microbiome Affects Overall Health
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