Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
Type: Online Course
CEC Credits: ACE 0.1 CECs , ACSM 1.0 CECs, NBHWC 1.0 Contact Hours

When it comes to encouraging youth to adopt healthy lifestyles, it’s important for health coaches and fitness professionals to have a solid understanding of their unique physical and psychosocial needs. Designed specifically for allied health professionals, this course explores the variables that increase a child’s risk for obesity and health risks associated with childhood obesity. You’ll also learn prevention and treatment strategies that incorporate current recommendations for physical activity among youth.

You will learn:

  • To explain the importance of developing fundamental movement skills (FMS) and participating in regular physical activity early in life

  • How to develop a plan of action for young clients diagnosed with exercise deficit disorder (EDD) using current youth fitness guidelines

  • Methods to discuss health consequences of physical inactivity and childhood obesity with young clients

CEC Credits

Approved by the following organizations for continuing education hours:

ACSM
1.00 CECs

ACSM CEC Approval

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that "American Council on Exercise" meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2017 - December 2020). Providership # 687637

NBHWC
1.00 Contact Hours

Reviews

Good speaker. Explained how physical activity has changed for our youth. Gives great background. However, would like more strategies for how a health coach can encourage physical activity.