Blood Pressure, Hypertension, and Exercise
Price 54.00
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By: June Lindle-Chewning, BS, MA, Tina Schmidt-McNulty MS, RCEP, RN
ISBN# 978-1-935746-61-4
Course Description:
Blood pressure is an integral part of the function and health of the cardiorespiratory system. High blood pressure (Hypertension), low blood pressure (Hypotension), Pulmonary Hypertension, and Preeclampsia all have implications for safe and effective exercise prescription.
This course provides knowledge for understanding the anatomy and physiology of blood pressure and its role in health. It teaches you how to screen for blood pressure and provides exercise training and special considerations for clients with blood pressure disease. Learn guidelines to provide individualized exercise recommendations to help clients prevent or delay hypertension. In addition, this course guides the health-fitness professional to help clients with blood pressure disease to safely and effectively exercise to help control the disease.

Education Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Prerequisites: Recommended Basic Certification in Fitness Field Minimum
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    0.3Action Personal Trainer Certification
    3.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    0.3American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)
    0.3International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
    0.3National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
    0.3National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
    1.5National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    1.5National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
    3.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
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Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Identify 7 aspects in the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system and their relationship to blood pressure health.
  2. Recognize the mechanics and classifications/management of blood pressure.
  3. Explain blood pressure assessment and procedures.
  4. Identify situations, conditions, or physiological factors that precipitate blood pressure responses and recognize blood pressure responses.
  5. Recognize blood pressure responses to exercise assessment and prescription.
  6. Discuss the Valsalva maneuver and its effect on blood pressure.
  7. Define hypertension and describe 4 aspects of hypertension and treatment.
  8. Identify guidelines for exercise and special considerations for clients with hypertension.
  9. Describe hypotension, pulmonary hypertension, and preeclampsia as blood pressure diseases.
  10. Explain immersion and blood pressure responses in aquatic exercise.
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This course is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer



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