2017 Summit-The Dr. Bortz Lecture: Anti-Aging Benefits
2017 Summit-The Dr. Bortz Lecture: Anti-Aging Benefits

ACSM's 2017 Health & Fitness Summit Online CEC: The Dr. Bortz Lecture: Anti-Aging Benefits of Regular Exercise and...

By Barry A. Franklin

Currently, the ‘fastest growing’ subset of the population are those over the age of 85. Numerous studies now suggest that regular exercise prevents cellular senescence. This presentation, geared to the health-fitness practitioner, will review seminal and recent studies regarding the impact of regular aerobic exercise/resistance training on aerobic capacity, musculoskeletal strength/endurance, cardiovascular and all-cause mortality, cognitive and sexual function, the postponement of disability, fundamentals of exercise prescription for older adults, and inspirational case studies.

Learning Objectives

· Explain the physiological effects of aging on the cardiovascular system.

· Describe the benefits of aerobic and muscular physical activity on aging.

· Explain the relationship of cognitive function and physical activity.


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

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