Blood Pressure, Hypertension, and Exercise
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By: June Chewning BS MA and Tina Schmidt-NcNulty BS, MS, RN
ISBN# 978-1-935746-61-4
Course Description:
Blood pressure is an integral part of the function and health of the cardiorespiratory system. High blood pressure (Hypertension), low blood pressure (Hypotension), Pulmonary Hypertension, and Preeclampsia all have implications for safe and effective exercise prescription.
This course provides knowledge for understanding the anatomy and physiology of blood pressure and its role in health. It teaches you how to screen for blood pressure and provides exercise training and special considerations for clients with blood pressure disease. Learn guidelines to provide individualized exercise recommendations to help clients prevent or delay hypertension. In addition, this course guides the health-fitness professional to help clients with blood pressure disease to safely and effectively exercise to help control the disease.

Education Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Prerequisites: Recommended Basic Certification in Fitness Field Minimum
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    3.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    3.0American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
    PENDAquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
    PENDAquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
    1.0International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
    0.3National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
    0.3National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)
    PENDNational Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    1.5National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
    3.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
    3.0Sara's City Workout (SCW)
    3.0World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
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Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Identify 7 aspects in the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system and their relationship to blood pressure health.
  2. Recognize the mechanics and classifications/management of blood pressure.
  3. Explain blood pressure assessment and procedures.
  4. Identify situations, conditions, or physiological factors that precipitate blood pressure responses and recognize blood pressure responses.
  5. Recognize blood pressure responses to exercise assessment and prescription.
  6. Discuss the Valsalva maneuver and its effect on blood pressure.
  7. Define hypertension and describe 4 aspects of hypertension and treatment.
  8. Identify guidelines for exercise and special considerations for clients with hypertension.
  9. Describe hypotension, pulmonary hypertension, and preeclampsia as blood pressure diseases.
  10. Explain immersion and blood pressure responses in aquatic exercise.