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Weight Management for Teens Course

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  • Provider: ContinuingEducation.com
  • Credits: ACE 0.5 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains: Book Online Quiz
  • American Council on Exercise

Updated information on weight management using the highly acclaimed HUGS plan for teenagers. Provides proven, practical strategies and techniques to work with this problem population, using the nondiet approach which incorporates food, fitness, and lifestyle. The authors originated the HUGS program, and wrote a lecture on nondiet strategies for weight management. Essential for working in weight control and school fitness programs.

You will learn:

  • Definition of body image and consequences of poor body image
  • Facilitated empowerment techniques for teens, and the effects of physical activity on teens’ psychological health
  • Consequences of caffeine, nicotine and sugar abuse
  • Benefits of conscious eating, and myths about the nutritional needs of teens

 

This course is included in our Weight Management Specialty Certification.
Learn more about how you can become a specialist. »

 

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