Optimal Exercise Prescription for Cardiovascular Health
In this course, faculty will dive into the importance of optimizing exercise prescription for cardiovascular health for our clients by finding out what brings them joy and a positivity in relation to physical exercise.
Christopher Suhar, MD
Board Review Series
AIHM 2016 Annual Conference
Time to Complete
What you will learn
In this course, faculty will dive into the importance of optimizing exercise prescription for cardiovascular health for our clients by finding out what brings them joy and a positivity in relation to physical exercise.By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- Recognize the benefits of exercise in reducing risk of mortality and morbidity, promoting psychological health, and preventing risks associated wtih chronic diseases.
- Explain the four pillars of exercise to optimize health: flexibility, strength, cardiovascular, and neuromotor.
- Discuss an optimal approach to exercise as it relates to frequency, duration, and progression.
Certificate of Completion
Included in this course
Christopher Suhar, MD
Christopher Suhar, MD, is an integrative cardiologist with expertise in general cardiology and integrative medicine. He also has subspecialty training in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. In addition to utilizing conventional medicine, Dr. Suhar uses evidence-based alternative therapies to treat patients with coronary artery disease, irregular heartbeat, high cholesterol and hypertension. He also believes in prevention, working with patients to identify potential risk factors, including family history, to prevent cardiovascular disease. In addition to his clinical practice, he conducts research on the outcomes and long-term benefits of integrative medicine and lifestyle changes in people with cardiovascular disease. He is also involved in researching the benefits of new technologies for patients in cardiac rehabilitation. Dr. Suhar currently sees patients at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. He believes emotional and spiritual health are as important as physical health, and that a person is more than their physical illness. He believes that lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise and stress reduction can not only improve heart health but also reverse heart disease. When he is not caring for patients, he enjoys spending time with his family and participating in sports. He is also an Eagle Scout and enjoys hiking and camping. Dr. Suhar is the current division head of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine.
The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content.
This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.