Fitness Guidelines and Exercise Physiology: Addressing Women's Needs

There exist distinct differences in men’s and women’s physiology that have direct impacts on fitness and exercise capacity. Historically, women’s fitness has been poorly addressed, resulting in several misconceptions, stereotypes, and adverse health consequences. This webinar will provide an overview of the history of women in fitness culture, followed by a glance at future changes for women in exercise settings and sports. Recently published research on women’s exercise science will be presented, highlighting female physiologic capabilities. Lastly, female-tailored recommendations for nutrition, supplementation, and exercise will be emphasized.

Intended audience


  • Individuals interested in an introduction to fitness

Welcomed Audience

  • Fitness Professionals
  • Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

  1. Review and relate the essential elements and definitions from the previous webinar on Fitness Guidelines and Physiology to women’s fitness.
  2. Understand deficits in women’s fitness and the challenges of breaking social barriers in exercise culture.
  3. Recognize the current upward trend in women’s fitness and the importance of continuity for women’s health.
  4. Understand current research on women’s fitness and the need to tailor exercise to the female physiology.
  5. Review essential nutrients, supplements, and exercise important for improving women’s fitness.

COPYRIGHT

The webinar is copyright © 2018 LP3 Network.


Hardware/software requirements


High speed internet connectivity and an updated internet browser is required to attend the webinar. The broadband recommended is 1 Mbps or better. The minimum browser requirements to attend the webinar are:

  • Google Chrome v39 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
  • Internet Explorer v8 or later
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari v6 or later
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact Hours
Cost:
$0.00

TAMI BANON, BEd, MSc Candidate

Junior Medical Writer, LP3 Network
Disclosure: None

Ms. Banon completed her Bachelor’s degree in Physical and Health Education at McGill University, where she discovered her interests in health education, kinesiology, and epidemiology.

Ms. Banon is currently completing a Master’s of Science in Public Health at the University of Montreal, where she specializes in health promotion and disease prevention. Her main interests include exercise science, education, social medicine, and chronic disease prevention.

Ms. Banon’s interest in exercise science stems from her passion for sports. She competed in varsity-level synchronized swimming during her undergraduate studies and holds four national championship titles with her McGill Synchro team from 2014 to 2017. Tami currently plays water polo and has recently won a gold medal and national title with her CAMO Water Polo team in the senior women’s National Championship League in 2018. She hopes to inspire and educate people through her experiences as an athlete and as an educator.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/05/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2020

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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