2019 Summit – Resistance Training
2019 Summit – Resistance Training

ACSM's 2019 International Health & Fitness Summit Video CEC: Resistance Training for the Mass(es)

By Stuart Phillips, Ph.D., FACSM, Professor and Canada Research Chair, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

An evidence-based presentation of the impacts that resistance exercise can have on human health.

Learning Objectives

1. To understand the role that RT can play in alleviating disease risk

2. To learn why RT may be preferable in older persons at the primary form of physical activity to recommend

3. To gain some insight into a framework for conducting RT that is less complex than many schemes, which may promote greater uptake of RT more in-line with PA guidelines


This course includes an online video from ACSM’s Health & Fitness Summit and a corresponding online quiz.

All course content will be presented to you electronically upon completion of your purchase. This includes all videos, quizzes, and certificates (certificates awarded upon successful completion of the quizzes).

No substitutions will be allowed for this CEC course.

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Available Course Credits

ACSM 3.00

Course Procedure

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To earn your CECs, you will view the course content, pass the quiz (you must earn 70% or better to pass), and print your certificate of completion.

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