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Epidemic Proportions: The Price of Obesity and How It's Affected the Role of Fitness Professionals (Recorded Webinar)

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM 1.0 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains:
  • American Council on Exercise American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

With one-third of the U.S. population classified as obese and another one-third overweight, fewer Americans are living healthy lifestyles than ever before. This webinar will explore the vast impact obesity is having on our society, and the role fitness professionals should play in eradicating the epidemic. You’ll discover evidence-based ways to treat childhood and adult obesity, and action plans to intervene at both the individual and community levels.

You will learn:

  • Causes and consequences of the obesity epidemic
  • The latest evidence-based approaches to prevention and treatment of childhood and adult obesity
  • Role of the fitness professional in addressing the obesity epidemic
  • To develop unique 5-step action plans for both one-on-one coaching  and large-scale community interventions to promote weight loss and weight-loss maintenance, and prevent weight gain
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