Preventing Pediatric Obesity - RD121

Preventing Pediatric Obesity

by Michele Silence, MA
RD121
(4.4 / 312 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (6.00 CPEU)

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Summary:

Sedentary children become obese, but healthy habits can be learned early in life with systematic attention to diet and activity routines offered by parents, day-care providers, preschool administrators, and teachers. Drawing on her experiences developing the KID-FIT preschool-age fitness programs, the author provides practical, proven age-appropriate diet, nutrition and exercise/activity strategies for youngsters.  

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Explain why it is important for preschool children to start learning healthy lifestyle habits
  • Identify components of an effective preschool fitness program
  • Understand the medical, social and physical benefits of an appropriate fitness program for children
  • Apply concepts of child psychology to manage children's behavior in an active setting
  • Describe why pediatric obesity has become a worldwide health pandemic
  • List five medical consequences of overeating and inactivity for small children
  • Demonstrate examples of appropriate exercises for preschool children in regards to strength training, aerobic exercise, stretching and sports skill development
  • Explain the role of the adult psyche in the continued growth of pediatric obesity
  • Identify nutritional deficiencies common in preschool children
  • List exercises that are contraindicated for preschool children
  • Understand the difference between adults and children in terms of physiology
  • Know the difference in emotional and physical abilities of 2 to 3-year-olds and 4 to 5-year-olds
  • Detail what children can realistically learn about the food pyramid and healthy eating
 
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Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, athletic trainers, and fitness professionals.
 
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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Relias LLC, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials.  This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 3020, 4000, 4020, 6000 and performance indicators of 8.2.4, 8.3.7. 
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 12/8/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/1/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Lona C - Dixon, CA  ·  May 12, 2019
Good discussion of genetic vs environmental factors. Consequences of poor diet/exercise and how early they start. Age related interventions.
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Brenda L - Philadelphia, PA  ·  Apr 17, 2019
The course presents basic childhood obesity prevention concepts that all pediatric healthcare & early childhood educators should be aware of.
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Jennifer Raegan J - Shelbyville, TX  ·  Apr 17, 2019
THANK YOU FOR THE OPPORTUNITY.
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Arandeep D - Cologne {GERMANY}., IT  ·  Apr 09, 2019
Great course! Excellent Tools in text & Appendix.
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Theora D - Los Angeles, CA  ·  Mar 23, 2019
Very good information and helpful in making changes amongst childhood obesity
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