Preventing Pediatric Obesity
by Instructor: Jennifer Koslo, PhD, RDN, CSSD, ACE-CPT
Credentialed for: Nutrition/Dietitian CEU | ContinuingEducation.com

$60.00

i 6.00 CEH

Course Overview

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 the latest research, this course provides practical, proven age-appropriate diet, nutrition, and exercise/activity strategies for youngsters.

About the Course Author

Jennifer Koslo, PhD, RDN, CSSD, ACE-CPT, is an adjunct nutrition professor, writer, and private-practice dietitian who specializes in sports nutrition. She has more than 20 years of progressive experience in the fields of nutrition, fitness, wellness, public health, and education in the United States as well as overseas. She provides individualized nutrition coaching for clients, conducts nutrition assessments (including health, medical, food, and exercise history) and then creates individualized nutrition and exercise plans, menus, and client-tailored resources. Jennifer Koslo, PhD, RDN, CSSD, ACE-CPT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-RD121
  • Hours:

    6.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-03-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-02-28
  • Learning Objectives:

    Apply concepts of child psychology to manage children’s behavior in an active setting.; Demonstrate examples of appropriate exercises for preschool children in regard to strength training, aerobic exercise, stretching, and sports skill development.; Describe the difference between the physiology of adults and children.; Describe the medical, social, and physical benefits of an appropriate fitness program for children.; Describe why pediatric obesity has become a worldwide health pandemic.; Detail what children can realistically learn about nutrition and healthy eating.; Explain the importance why it is important for preschool children to start learning healthy lifestyle habits.; Identify at least four components of an effective preschool fitness program.; Identify at least three differences in emotional and physical abilities of 2 to 3-year-olds and 4 to 5-year-olds.; Identify at least three nutritional deficiencies common in preschool children.; List at least five medical consequences of overeating and inactivity for small children.; List exercises that are contraindicated for preschool children.
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Athletic Trainers; Dietitians; Fitness Professionals; Health Educators.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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