Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

This is an all levels course offering CHES, CNE, and CPH — Free
Date Added to Navigator
Expires

CEU

CHES
CNE
CPH

Cost

Free

Time to Start

< 3 minutes

Length

2.00 hours

Overview

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Schools have an opportunity to help prevent obesity and promote physical activity and healthy eating at an early age. The School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity are based on an in-depth review of research, theory, and best practices in healthy eating and physical activity promotion in school health, public health, and education. The objectives of this training are to gain familiarity with the nine school health guidelines and to identify strategies to create opportunities for increased physical activity and improved healthy eating.

Instructions on how to gain continuing education credits can be found at the end of the course. 

What You'll Learn

  • Gain familiarity of the nine school health guidelines to promote healthy eating and physical activity. 
  • Identify and learn about strategies to create opportunities for students to participate in more physical activity and improve healthy eating.

Competency Terms

Foundational
Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention
Maternal Child Family Health

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