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Healthy Lifestyle Basics: Advising on Physical Activity (On-demand)

Healthy Lifestyle Basics

Advising on Physical Activity

Course Description
This course explores the current literature on physical activity, inactivity, and health, as well as recommendations for physical activity. The course equips wellness professionals to better advise patients on an active lifestyle, including facilitation and serving as a resource person.
Learning Objectives
Following this course, you will be able to:
    • Describe the impact that physical activity has on an individual's health.
    • Explain the role of physical activity in reducing premature morbidity and mortality.
    • Recognize when an individual should be directed to a healthcare provider for physical activity advice.
    • Describe the various types of exercise that constitute moderate and vigorous activity levels.
    • Explain how to engage individuals in adopting physical activity.
Registration Info
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Member: $50 | Guest: $75

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Continuing Education Credit (CEC)
This on-demand eLearning course is eligible for 1 CEC and pre-approved for: NWI CWP (Category 1), ACSM, CHES/MCHES (entry-level Category I CC), SHRM-CP, & SHRM-SCP. View NWI's CEC Info page for more details.

You must view the full course, pass the 10-question quiz, and submit your Evaluation + CEC Request form before your course access expires to earn your CEC certificate. (Once enrolled, you can view your course expiration date by clicking your account name in the upper right and then on "My Activity.")
Special Thanks
The National Wellness Institute thanks the following individuals for their contributions to the development of this course: Marion Willard Evans, Jr., DC, PhD, MCHES, CWP; Cheryl Hawk, DC, PhD, CHES, CWP; Michael Perko, PhD, MCHES, FAAHE; and Betsy Barrett, PhD, CWP.
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