Rethinking your 30 Minutes, is it really enough?

1 CEC Presented by Benjamin D. Boudreaux, PhD The aim of this course is to introduce the concept of the 24-hour movement paradigm, consider the impact of sedentary time on health, and take away key factors of the movement prescription to reduce sedentary behavior.  Moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity has an established preventive role in cardiovascular […]

Guidelines to Exercise | An Introduction

1 CEC The aim of this course is to give the foundation of general exercise guidelines, define key terminology, review current general guidelines, and give recommendations for reducing the incidence and severity of exercise-related complications for primary and secondary prevention programs.  This course outlines the basics of exercise guidelines, which provide evidence-based recommendations for the […]

The 24-Hour Movement Paradigm and Sleep

1 CEC Presented by Benjamin D. Boudreaux, PhD The aim of this course is to introduce sleep into the concept of the 24-hour movement paradigm, consider the impact of sleep on health, and take away key factors of the movement prescription to improve health.  In the first course in this series, we considered the impact of sedentary […]

Industry Presented Webinar | Follow Your Gut

Addressing Factors that Hinder and Support Athlete Gut Health       1 CEC Sponsored by: Gatorade Sports Science Institute Course Description  The presentation is focused on how diet, exercise, and stress can impact the gut microbiota and gut health. We will also review some of the evidence regarding the gut microbiota of athletes and the effectiveness of probiotics in the prevention/treatment […]

Autism Exercise Specialist CEC Course

By David Geslak, ACSM EP-C An ACSM/Exercise Connection Autism Exercise Specialist certificate holder is an exercise professional, physical or adapted physical education teacher, physical therapist, recreational therapist, or special education professional (see below) who understands the needs and strategies used with autism when implementing an individual or group exercise program in a gym, home, or […]

Physical Activity and Public Health Specialist Certificate

The field of physical activity is a critical component in public health. That’s why the Physical Activity Alliance developed, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the recommended essential competencies for staff assigned to physical activity efforts that will lead to improved public health. These competencies have been revised and expanded, in […]