Len Kravitz, PhD ©2006
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Weight Management for Women offers one of the most comprehensive reviews compiled on weight management and women. Topics include the role of genetics, ethnicity, perceptions of body weight, and misconceptions about dieting. Learn research-based behavioral approaches and exercise and maintenance strategies. Learn all of the key issues to help your female clients manage their weight.
- Discuss the prevalence of obesity and its association to ill health (diabetes, high blood pressure, and glucose metabolism).
- Understand various behavioral approaches to weight management.
- Discuss dieting and lifestyle management strategies.
- Design exercise programs for weight management in women.
"I intend to use the knowledge about women’s metabolism to develop more effective workout plans for my clients."
T. Shull—Morrison, CO
"It was useful to identify the body fat differences between males and females and how they metabolize fat differently during exercise."
K. Kelly—Rockville, MD
"I learned more specific information as it relates to women and their challenges with losing weight. I will apply this course to my current programs by implementing more variation in training and discussing in detail the best outcomes for a successful program."
K. Flowers—Blacklick, OH
"I’ve gained a better understanding of what to do with clients. The course also reinforced the fact that one has to put all the information together to create a realistic weight loss program that will work."
Z. Teich—Scottdale, PA
"Dr. Len Kravitz is great. I have taken several workshops from him and I really like how he presents the material."
C. Stubbington—White Rock, BC, Canada
Len Kravitz, PhD, is the program coordinator of exercise science and researcher at the University of New Mexico, where he won the Outstanding Teacher of the Year award. Len was honored with the 2009 Canadian Fitness Professional Specialty Presenter of the Year award and chosen as the American Council on Exercise 2006 Fitness Educator of the Year. He also has received the prestigious Canadian Fitness Professional Lifetime Achievement Award and the Aquatic Exercise Association 2010 Global Award.