At this time, there is no cure for fatal Alzheimer's disease and prevention is key to avoiding this 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. Fitness has been found through research to be instrumental in prevention. As the world population continues to grow and live longer, the issues of accompanying cognitive decline, dementia, and fatal Alzheimer's disease are becoming more prevalent, significantly impacting quality of life, health care systems, and the economy of many countries.
This course provides important information to help you understand cognitive decline and Alzheimer's relevant to anyone working as a health-fitness professional. It focuses on causes, risk factors, diagnosis, care partners, The 4 Pillars of Alzheimer's Prevention™, and preventive mental exercise.
Education Level: Intermediate
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
|Note 1||Action Personal Trainer Certification|
|5.0||American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)|
|0.5||American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)|
|0.5||International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)|
|0.5||National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)|
|2.5||National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)|
|1.0||National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)|
|5.0||National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)|
System Requirements to View This Course
This course is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer