There is no denying that technology is a wonderful thing. And like anywhere else in the workplace, it has become invaluable in the world of fitness. The advances in the last 20 years or so have provided greater ease and variety galore in the fitness world. Today’s cool gadgets, hot trainers, and a smorgasbord of at-home options in any specialty can provide whatever your fit little heart desires. Ask any “mature” runner about the portability nature and variety of songs on their Walkman and Discman vs. Ipod today (not to mention headphones!), or their choice of weekend races to enter 15 years ago. Oh, how the times have changed.
Technology in health care becoming more prevalent every day, whether it’s affecting our bodies with biotechnology, or if it’s with new machines or programs that make the jobs of health care workers more efficient. As a result, health care education is changing rapidly as well, and its effects can be seen with the utilization of online courses and the way publishers provide content to students and instructors.