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July-August 2014 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Contagiousness of Obesity

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ07144

Description

Obesity is not an infectious pathogen that one can catch, but sociological, cultural and ethnic factors can greatly influence people’s lifestyle and behavior. In this quiz you will learn about the complex interplay of components that contribute to the obesity epidemic. Also included in this quiz are strategies for making a difference in combating obesity.

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACE
0.10
ACSM
1.00
AFPA
1.00
CI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
NASM
0.10
NCCPT
0.10
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.50
NSCA
0.10
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00

Learning Objectives

    After reading this article, you should be able to:
  1. Understand why obesity is described as a disease.
  2. Explain how gender, ethnicity and location influence obesity trends.
  3. Describe how economic status affects the availability and cost of nutritious foods.
  4. Understand how family and friends influence food choices and amounts consumed.
  5. See the links among portion sizes, fast-food lifestyles and obesity.

Course Content

July-August 2014 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Contagiousness of ObesityOnline Test
Is Obesity Contagious?Article

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