Exercises for Heart Health provides an introductory background and overview for the fitness professional, thus allowing a more specific and goal-oriented program design to modify risk factors using therapeutic fitness. The material falls within the scope of practice for fitness professionals as this is non-clinical, exercise-based protocols.
Exercises for Heart Health informs trainers how to combine regular aerobic exercise, muscle strengthening, flexibility, and balance activities, for men and women at risk for, or recovering from heart disease. Trainers will learn skills to improve the metabolic, cardiac, and behavioral risk profile to deter or prevent the onset of cardiovascular disease in clients.
Students will be able to review and gain knowledge of total-body workout plans designed to assist in improving quality of life of those at risk for heart disease.
Students will be able to review daily behavioral modifications to enhance a functional working knowledge of a heart healthy profile.
Students will be able to learn facts on signs, symptoms, and risk factors of heart disease.
Includes book and testing materials.