Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain: An Introduction to Brain Health, Fitness, and Performance
Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain is an introductory course that will focus on brain health, brain fitness and brain performance. What they are, why they are important no matter your age, and how they contribute to overall health and well-being of your clients.
Become a Brain Health Change Agent!
In This Course You Will Learn How to…
Articulate how brain health involves the synergy of mind, brain, body and environment- everything you think, feel and do
Identify the foundations for brain health (e.g., sleep, nutrition, physical activity) and how they can impact brain health, fitness, and performance
Distinguish differences between definitions of brain health, fitness, and performance
Identify the role neuroplasticity, neurogenesis and epigenetics play in brain health, fitness, and performance across the lifespan
Identify common characteristics of lifestyle behaviors that impact brain health, fitness and performance
Identify ways to build brain fitness (strength, flexibility and endurance)
Utilize basic assessment tools and interventions to support your clients’ brain health, fitness and performance
Link how information, skills and competencies related to brain health, fitness, and performance can enhance your personal and professional practice
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