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Read about what’s making headlines in the health and fitness industry with this continuing education quiz. Discover research showing that children as young as 2½ years old seem to have developed a bias against overweight children. Read how the fitness industry is booming, with fitness industry revenues increasing over the past 5 years in just about all sectors. Learn creative ways to draw new business and keep current members inspired, and how diabetes rates are expected to soar. Did you know that a great deal of discussion has taken place regarding the importance of physical education (PE) in schools? Fortunately, many districts throughout the U.S. are required by law to offer PE, but are they compliant? Find out about the compliance data—the results are not promising. Read about the U.S. Postal Service’s new series of forever stamps, which support the effort of improving physical activity levels, and how yoga may help a variety of stress-related conditions. New research suggests that “fat talk” is toxic and has negative effects, and also that fit people are more likely to vote. So much information packed into one quiz!
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After reading these articles, you should be able to:
- Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Making News section.
- Discuss the research studies and findings described in the Mind-Body-News section.
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- Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
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|Fitness Facilities Get Creative||Article|
|Fitness Industry Booms||Article|
|Post Office Promotes Physical Activity||Article|
|“Good” Cholesterol Not Always Good?||Article|
|Weight Issues Among Older Females||Article|
|Financial Benefits of Daily Deal Sites||Article|
|Physical Education Compliance in Schools||Article|
|Body Weight Bias Starts Early||Article|
|Effective Verbal Feedback for Older Clients||Article|
|Yoga and Pilates Numbers: Up or Down?||Article|
|More Evidence That Physical Activity Lessens Cognitive Decline||Article|
|Yoga May Help Variety of Stress-Related Conditions||Article|
|Is “Fat Talk” Toxic?||Article|
|Fit People Are More Likely to Vote||Article|
|Many With Arthritis Experience Anxiety and Depression||Article|
|Eye Contact Increases Feelings of Connection||Article|
|Pilates Practice Can Improve Functional Scoliosis||Article|
|Question of the Month||Article|
|Diabetes Rates Expected to Soar||Article|
|September 2012 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health & Fitness News, and Mind-Body-Spirit News||Test|