Respiratory Disease and Exercise: How to Help Your Clients Not Suck at Breathing!
This webinar was presented live on January 8, 2019. You are purchasing the recording. You have 30 days from purchase date to download.
Presented by CarolAnn, MS
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hundreds of millions of people suffer every day from chronic respiratory diseases. Currently 235 million people have asthma, 64 million people have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) while millions have allergic rhinitis and other often-underdiagnosed chronic respiratory diseases. Respiratory diseases do not discriminate and affect people of every race, sex, and age. Some of your clients may suffer from a respiratory disease and you may be an important source for relief. Fitness professionals can effectively work with those who have a respiratory disease providing them with a better quality of life through movement.
This webinar will provide fundamental information on respiratory anatomy and physiology, types of respiratory diseases, causes of respiratory diseases, signs and symptoms of respiratory diseases, and traditional treatment for respiratory diseases.
Learn how to design and prescribe a proper exercise program including basic nutrition to improve the quality of life for your clients with respiratory disease. With progression tracking, your clients can experience a gradual and pleasant growth in their health and fitness status. You as their health and fitness coach can provide a positive experience to facilitate an effective path to better health and wellness.
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Known as the trainers’ trainer, CarolAnn has become one of the country’s leading fitness educators, authors, and national presenters. Combining a Master’s degree in Exercise Science/Health Promotion with several fitness certifications/memberships such as FiTOUR, ACSM, ACE, AFAA, and LMI, she has been actively involved in the fitness industry for over 25 years.
She has executed her leadership and business skills within her career through various positions such as Wellness/Fitness Coordinator, General Manager, and Studio Owner. She specializes in teaching functional movement, pilates, yoga, TRX, HIIT, weight management, and behavior modification. She is the creator and star of The Steel Physique Fitness on Demand series. She is a freelance health & fitness expert content provider for various companies and organizations such as eHOW.com and LiveStrong.com. She is currently the Founder and Director of Education for Chiseled Faith, a Faith Based Health and Fitness Program for churches.