About This Course
Learners who complete Overview of Excercise will have an improved physiological understanding of how your body responds to exercise and will be able to identify behaviors, choices, and environments that impact your health and training.
You will explore a number of significant adjustments required by your body in order to properly respond to the physical stress of exercise, including changes in carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism, nutritional considerations, causes of muscle soreness & fatigue, and the effectiveness and dangers of performance-enhancing drugs. Active learning assessments will challenge you to apply this new knowledge via nutrition logs, heart rate monitoring, calculations of your total daily caloric expenditure and body mass index (BMI).
Finally, learners will examine the scientific evidence for the health benefits of exercise including the prevention and treatment of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity (weight loss), depression, and dementia.
- Health Checklist
- Learners will examine the scientific evidence for the health benefits of exercise including the prevention and treatment of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity (weight loss), depression, and dementia.
- People who want to lose weight, lower the risk of some diseases will need to learn this course to know more about the facts behind the exercise to be sure you are going on the right way.