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March 2013 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health & Fitness News, and Energy Balance

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Type: Online Course

Item: CIFJ03131

Description

In this information packed course, you will learn the latest and greatest research in health and fitness today; from studies about obesity in our Armed Forces to the 2012 Shape of the Nation Report. Also, dive into the science and findings on energy balance. Discover its three major components and how they affect weight management, as well as learn how the body utilizes and stores energy. So much important and interesting information all in one course!

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACSM
1.00
AFPA
1.00
CI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
NCCPT
0.10
NCEP
1.00
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.50
NSPA
1.00
PTAG
1.00
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs UK
1.00

Learning Objectives

    After reading these articles, you should be able to:
  1. Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Making News section.
  2. Discuss the three major components of energy balance--resting energy expenditure, the thermic effect of food, and activity energy expenditure--and how they affect weight management.
  3. Discuss how much energy the body stores and the theories on “set point” and “settling point.”
  4. Explain how the body discerns hunger feelings.

Course Content

2012 Shape of the Nation Report
Article
Active Transportation Rates Dismal
Article
Muscularity in Young Men Linked to Mortality Rates
Article
Overweight, Obesity, Triples in Armed Forces
Article
Partner Up and Power Up
Article
Physicians Unqualified to Treat Obesity
Article
Energy Balance Update: Keep Moving!
Scientists respond to burning questions about food, exercise and weight loss.
Article
March 2013 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health & Fitness News, and Energy Balance
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Online Course
$20

Includes all course content in digital format

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