Fat Metabolism and Gender Differences Online CE Course
Online CourseThe continuing education exam is delivered online and tests your knowledge after reading the article Fat Metabolism and Gender Differences, available as a downloadable PDF. Upon successful completion of this exam, you will be able to retrieve your certificate of completion from the My Courses/Transcripts area of the Education Center and submit it to your certifying organization. Instructions for retrieving this certificate, as well as information on taking the exam, will be e-mailed to you when your order is complete.
Fat Metabolism and Gender Differences Online CE Course reviews and discusses research documenting and explaining sex differences in fat metabolism, body composition, and physiology. In-depth topics explore body fat storage and distribution in the body, body type and cardiovascular risk, body fat risk assessment to disease, fat mobilization and utilization, and hormone and enzyme function in fat metabolism. Differences in fat metabolism at rest and during exercise conditions are discussed. In addition, explanations of the physiological mechanisms involved with substrate fuel utilization during exercise are presented. Practical applications of exercise for the most favorable fat metabolism are fully discussed, including what exercise intensity burns the greatest amount of fat.
- Discuss the physiology of fat storage in the body.
- Calculate and explain fat mass and relative body fat.
- Discuss the differences between hypertrophy and hyperplasia of fat cells.
- Outline various methods of assessing fat deposition in the body.
- Explain fat metabolism, mobilization, lipolysis, and oxidation.
- Discuss the roles of the main hormones and enzymes in fat metabolism.
- Explain the role of estrogen in fat metabolism.
- Discuss gender differences in fat metabolism.
- Design an exercise program for optimizing fat metabolism.
A continuing education course for health, wellness, and fitness professionals.
Table of ContentsChapter 1. All About Body Fat
Chapter 2. Fat Mobilization and Metabolism
Chapter 3. Gender Differences in Fat Metabolism
Chapter 4. Gender Differences in Fat Metabolism during Exercise
Chapter 5. Implications for Designing Aerobic Exercise Programs