Exercise for Health and Fitness - CHES251

Exercise for Health and Fitness

by Lonnie Aquaro Sebastian, MSN, RN-BC
(4.4 / 293 ratings )

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

Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00


Regular exercise presents many benefits to a society that suffers from an epidemic of obesity and chronic illnesses. Elements of exercise and safety guidelines are presented to empower people to implement exercise into their daily habits.


The goal of this physical activity/exercise continuing education program is to provide nurses, dietitians, dietary managers, school nutritionists, fitness professionals, health educators and respiratory therapists with current physical activity/exercise guidelines for healthy adults. After studying the information presented here, you will 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 an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, dietary managers, school nutritionists, 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/CE. 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 OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, 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.

Course Originally Released on: 7/15/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/11/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/11/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning 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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Gustavo J - Denver, CO  ·  May 14, 2019
Is so very appropriate this kind of proofs for improve the performance in health area
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Patricia G - Imro, SC  ·  May 02, 2019
The course was informative.
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Vaughn K - Boise, ID  ·  Mar 28, 2019
The recommendations have bounced around a little depending on the study referenced so it is nice to have the most widely accepted guidelines
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Felicia R - Greenville, KY  ·  Mar 14, 2019
I have a degree in Exercise Science and this training was very thorough and understandable.
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Sydney H - Scottsdale, AZ  ·  Mar 11, 2019
Even though I know a lot about exercise this was a good refresher on what all the benefits are.
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Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00