Essentials of Cardiovascular Disease and Exercise
Price with CE: $19.95
Price without CE: $9.95
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By: Eric Lemkin
Webinar Description:
This webinar will focus on the different types of cardiovascular disease and how exercise professional can work with individuals with CVD. Eric will discuss:

  • Proper monitoring of clients with CVD before, during, and after exercise.
  • How to properly design both cardiovascular and resistance training protocols for these individuals.
  • Recognizing symptoms during exercise and contraindications to certain exercise routines.
  • Strategies for exercise progression and long term recommendations.
  • Different types of medications used to treat CVD and how they may affect functional capacity, heart rate, blood pressure, cardiac output, and other measures.
  • Basic dietary recommendations for those with diagnosed CVD and those with multiple risk factors for CVD.

Education Level: All Levels
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    1.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    1.0American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
    PENDAquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
    0.1Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
    PENDInternational Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
    PENDNational Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    Note 1National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)
    1.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
    1.0Sara's City Workout (SCW)
    1.0YMCA

Note 1: NSCA offers continuing education to those who take the Live Webinar. To get 1 Hour of NSCA continuing education credit, you must watch the webinar live, and then contact Ivy@medicalfitnessnetwork.org to receive a Certificate of Attendance.
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Webinar Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Identify cardiovascular disease risk factors, benefits of exercise, and statistics.
  2. Discuss medication used and exercise guidelines and considerations, to treat 7 forms of Cardiovascular Disease.
  3. Identify exercise contraindications for clients with CVD.
  4. Discuss guidelines and contraindications for resistance and balance exercise for clients with CVD.
System Requirements to View This Webinar
This webinar is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer