Exercise for Health and Fitness - CHES251

Exercise for Health and Fitness

by Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN and Ann Elsasser-Root, PT, DPT
(4.4 / 309 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00


Only about half of American adults engage is the recommended aerobic activity as outlined in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Health care professionals need to understand the latest exercise guidelines to make the best recommendations for their patients. This course will discuss the latest exercise guidelines, contraindications to exercise, and dietary guidelines for Americans.


After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the benefits of physical activity/exercise.
  • Discuss the four elements of an exercise prescription.
  • List exercise safety guidelines.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, nursing assistants, dietitians/nutritionists, dietary managers, fitness professionals, health educators, and respiratory therapists.
Health educators: 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 www.ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
Sponsored by Relias LLC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019, 1133776 for 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2023.

Course Originally Released on: 2/5/2001
Date of Most Recent Review: 12/4/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/4/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Aimee R - Chapel Hill, NC  ·  Feb 23, 2020
thank you for the information
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Donna J - Columbia, SC  ·  Feb 12, 2020
The course was brief and to the point.
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Amal K - KUWAIT, IT  ·  Feb 03, 2020
Improve my information about the health life style .
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Juan V - Bogota,  ·  Dec 30, 2019
the information provided from the course was complete
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Bonnie P - LaSalle, CO  ·  Dec 10, 2019
Nice review, Thank-you.
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Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00