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.
- Continuing Education
Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity
|Provider:||ACE - American Council On Exercise|
|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
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