ACSM's 2018 International Health & Fitness Summit Video CEC: The Heat Is on: Strategies to Safely Train and Compete While...

By Mike Weiss

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The Heat Is on: Strategies to Safely Train and Compete While Optimizing Performance in Hot Environments (PODCAST)

By Mike Weiss

Whether training for sport or conditioning for fitness, the ambient environment (i.e., air temperature and humidity) holds an important role in the health and performance outcome of athletes and fitness enthusiasts. This presentation is designed to enhance one’s understanding of the physiological mechanisms of heat transfer and create a greater awareness of the symptoms of heat stress while training and conditioning in heat challenging environments. Attendees will learn the steps to acclimatization and obtain practical tools to assess hydration needs for safe and effective exercise and training in hot weather.

Available Course Credits

ACSM
3.00

Learning Objectives

  • Introduce and enhance one’s understanding of the physiological responses to heat stress
  • Discuss the process for achieving heat acclimatization
  • Teach attendees how to recognize the symptoms of dehydration and heat stress
  • Identify fluid recommendations for exercising and training in hot environments

Course Procedure

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. View the course content.
  3. Take the test. (You must score 70% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  4. Print your certificate of completion.

**Please note that course fees are non-refundable. Discount codes must be used at the time of purchase.

Course Content

ACSM 2018 International Health & Fitness Summit Online Podcast: The Heat Is on: Strategies to Safely Train...
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ACSM 2018 International Health & Fitness Summit CEC Podcast: The Heat Is on: Strategies to Safely Train and Compete While...
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