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Defining the Optimal Exercise: Prescription for Health - WEB226
Defining the Optimal Exercise: Prescription for Health

WEB226 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Dr. Timothy Church, MD, MPH, PhD
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The goal of this webinar is to provide healthcare professionals the most up to date research on physical activity, exercise, resistance training, and health. Upon completion, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the importance of physical activity as a public health issue. Describe the health implications of low physical activity levels.
  • Utilize data from two (2) large clinical trials to support the benefits of adhering to a routine of regular physical activity, including the benefits related to body weight, heart disease, cancer and depression.
  • Discuss motivation techniques and strategies to help patients overcome common barriers to exercise and integrate and accumulate physical activity in their daily lives.
  • Discuss the role of weight lifting in health and successful aging.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, and health educators.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 4/22/2017

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