Metabolic Makeover: Key Science and Applications Surrounding Metabolism

by Fabio Comana, MA, MS

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Description

As a population obsessed with body shape, the quest to discover hacks and shortcuts to boost metabolism and accelerate weight loss continues. Apart from a basic understanding that metabolism translates to expended calories, how much do we really understand about the complexities of this process and what influences metabolic rates in the body? This course will explore metabolism and its influencers, and introduce some simple ideas and easy-to-implement strategies that fitness practitioners can utilize to increase metabolism in the quest to transform flab to fab.

Available Course Credits

ACE
0.10
ACSM
1.00
ACTION
1.50
AFAA
2.00
AFPA
1.50
CHEK
1.50
FAI
1.50
IFPA
1.50
ISSA
1.50
NASM
0.20
NCCPT
1.50
NCEP
1.50
NCSF
1.00
NESTA
0.15
NETA
1.50
NFPT
0.20
NIEW
0.15
NSPA
1.50
PAI
1.50
PTAG
2.00
PTIA
1.50
REPs UAE
1.50
W.I.T.S.
1.50

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain metabolism and its primary components.
  2. Discuss limitations to various tools used to quantify resting metabolic rate.
  3. Examine inaccuracies surrounding quantitative assessment of calories and provide alternative solutions.
  4. Describe key influencers of metabolism and distinguish between those we can and cannot control.
  5. Design and implement tactics that can increase metabolic rate to boost overall caloric expenditure.

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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Metabolic Makeover: Key Science and Applications Surrounding Metabolism
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About the Author

Fabio Comana, MA, MS

Fabio Comana, MA, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Faculty Instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and faculty in Exercise Science and Nutrition at San Diego State University. Fabio was an exercise physiologist and certification manager for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) where he, during his tenure, was the original creator of ACE’s Integrated Fitness Training Model™ and lead developer of their live personal training educational workshops. His previous experiences include collegiate head coaching; strength and conditioning coaching; and opening and managing health clubs for Club One. As a national and international presenter, he is frequently featured on television, radio, internet, and in print publications. He authored chapters in various textbooks and publications, and is presently authoring upcoming academic and consumer books.

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