CEC Feature: Heart Rate Monitoring Assessment Course - POLAR and ACSM
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CEC Feature: Heart Rate Monitoring Assessment Course - POLAR and ACSM

ACSM and POLAR | Feb 08, 2019

POLAR ACSM Course



Earn 6 Continuing Education Credits


Course Overview: Learn how to build an effective heart rate-based training program, along with foundational knowledge of the physiology of heart rate. This course will primarily focus on utilizing five heart rate training zones through the exercise disciplines of cycling and running. In addition, utilizing online platforms such as Polar Flow and TrainingPeaks to manage heart rate training will be addressed.

After completing this course, you’ll understand how to utilize all training heart rate zones to build effective endurance programs and address specific training obstacles that may present themselves throughout a program.

Learning Objectives

•             Learn the exercise physiology of heart rate assessment and how to perform maximal and sub-maximal VO2 field testing.

•             Learn how to effectively build a heart rate-based training program utilizing the five heart rate training zones.

•             Learn the importance of respiratory muscle training within a heart rate-based training programs.

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