Exercise, Diabetes, and Metabolic Syndrome
Price 49.95
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By: Tina Schmidt-McNulty MS, RCEP, RN
ISBN# 978-1-935746-44-7
Course Description:
According to the American Heart Association, over 47 million Americans have metabolic syndrome. That is approximately one out of every six people. Every health-fitness professional will encounter diabetic clients. This course will help prepare you to effectively work with these clients on many levels. Scenarios are included to help you prepare for inevitable diabetic incidents with clients.

Education Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    3.0AAAI-ISMA
    0.3Action Personal Trainer Certification
    3.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    3.0American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
    0.3American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
    3.0Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
    0.3Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
    Note 1Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
    0.3Internat Assoc for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
    3.0International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
    Note 1National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
    0.3National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
    1.5National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    0.5National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
    3.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
    3.0Sara's City Workout (SCW)
    3.0World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
    3.0YMCA

Note 1. This course is approved for Continuing Education credit by AFAA and NASM as part of the Specialist Certificate Program. To receive CE credit from these organizations, you must complete the entire Specialist Certificate Program.
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Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Identify and discuss 5 risk factors for metabolic syndrome.
  2. Recognize signs and symptoms for high blood pressure and diabetes.
  3. Discuss the causes of metabolic syndrome.
  4. Discuss statistics, symptoms, and 3 stages of diagnosis for diabetes.
  5. Identify and discuss 3 common forms of diabetes.
  6. Describe 5 components for managing diabetes.
  7. Discuss physical activity goals and exercise and weight management recommendations for diabetes.
  8. Explain 6 ways to prevent diabetes and metabolic syndrome including lifestyle changes.
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