Course Description:

In the United States, the percentage of adolescents affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s.  A comprehensive approach incorporating nutrition and physical activities in schools best supports the health and well-being of adolescents.  This training will review physical activity and healthy eating guidelines for adolescents and how they can be implemented in schools to promote health.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the prevalence of adolescent obesity in the U.S.
  2. ​Discuss the ​components of MyPlate.
  3. Communicate recommendations for physical activity for adolescents.
  4. Demonstrate ways to improve "seat time" at school for adolescents.
  5. Describe policies that promote adolescent obesity prevention.

Duration:   30 minutes

Continuing Education Information:  0.5 CECH

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