Industry Presented Webinar: The importance of measuring aerobic capacity among the general population
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Industry Presented Webinar: The importance of measuring aerobic capacity among the general population

  • Dates:
    Sep 21 - Sep 21, 2018
    Sep 21, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT

 

During this webinar Dr. Jonathan Myers, a health research scientist, will present the applications and relevance of exercise testing and training in both healthy, clinical and sub-clinical population.

Dr. Myers directs the Exercise Research Laboratory at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System. His 30-year body of research has focused on clinical applications of exercise testing and training in patients with chronic heart failure, physical activity and cardiovascular health, and the epidemiology of exercise test responses and physical activity patterns.

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Learning Objectives

  • To understand the importance of testing physical fitness

  • To explore the importance of designing exercise programs based on pre-exercise objective evaluation

Presenter: Dr. Johnathan Myers

Dr. Myers is a health research scientist at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, where he directs the Exercise Research Laboratory. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and performed graduate studies at San Diego State University and the University of Southern California. He is a clinical professor of medicine at Stanford University, and a research career scientist award recipient through the Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development (VA RR&D) Program. His 30-year body of research has focused on clinical applications of exercise testing and training in patients with chronic heart failure, physical activity and cardiovascular health, and the epidemiology of exercise test responses and physical activity patterns.

Fitness professionals earn one (1) free CEC courtesy of Technogym for attending the live webinar.  A recorded version will also be available; however, participants will be required to pay a small fee and take a short 15-question test in order to obtain CEC credit.  A free version will also be available on ACSM’s YouTube Channel but without CEC credit.

Viewpoints presented in this webinar reflect opinions of the presenter and Technogym and do not reflect positions or policies of ACSM.