Health Appraisal and Risk Assessment

By: June Chewning, MA
without CE $35.00

Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.

Approved for:
3.0 Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
3.0 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
0.3 National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)
0.3 Council on Prof. Stand. Kinesiotherapy (COPS-KT)
1.5 National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
0.5 National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
3.0 National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
3.0 YMCA
3.0 World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
3.0 NETA

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Education Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Prerequisites: None
Target Audience: Aquatic Fitness Professional, Group Fitness, Personal Trainer, Coach

Course Description:
Health Appraisal and Risk Assessment set the stage for legal responsibility to your client and enable you to limit liability exposure as a health-fitness professional. Understanding this process and using it correctly aligned with industry standards will help you properly screen your client for potential risk. This course teaches you how to navigate through the process dictated by the American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines. It includes several printable assessment forms and covers many important topics that all health-fitness instructors must understand to practice within industry standards.

Course Objectives:
By reviewing and studying this learning Course you will:

  • Understand the importance and necessity of health appraisal and risk assessment for all clients.
  • Learn how to properly perform a health appraisal.
  • Understand ACSM risk factor thresholds for coronary artery disease.
  • Be familiar with the signs and symptoms suggestive of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.
  • Be able to place your client into an ACSM risk stratification to determine whether a physician's consent is necessary.
  • You will practice the health appraisal and risk assessment process with sample clients.

ISBN# 978-1-935746-02-7

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