Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity
2 Clock Hours / 0.2 CEUs
Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity Course Description:
This course applies to children of all ages.
Explore the physical movement needs of children and ways to meet these needs as well as dietary and other factors that contribute to obesity. Learn ways to help children avoid or reverse obesity. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
Learning Outcomes: After completing Fun and Fitness: Addressing Childhood Obesity you will be able to explain the role of early childhood professionals in promoting children’s health and fitness; describe the physical movement needs of young children; and explain nutritional recommendations for children’s healthy development.
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After completing this course, you will be able to:
- explain the role of early childhood professionals in promoting children’s health and fitness
- describe the physical movement needs of young children
- explain nutritional recommendations for children’s healthy development
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material; view videos; listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Final Course Multiple Choice Quizz and Short Essay Assignments.
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