July-August 2016 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: End the Cycle of Weight Bias

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$25
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$20
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$20

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Description

This quiz contains a feature article that explores the detrimental effects of weight bias within the fitness community. Fitness pros can lead the charge against body-driven bias, but in order to do so, they need to recalibrate their beliefs about obesity.

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACSM
1.00
ACTION
0.10
AFPA
1.00
FAI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISFTA
1.00
ISSA
1.00
NBHWC
1.00
NCCPT
1.00
NCEP
1.00
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.25

Learning Objectives

    After reading this article you should be able to:
  1. Define weight stigma.
  2. Identify your own weight biases and find several strategies to overcome weight bias.
  3. List several physical and mental health consequences from experiencing weight bias.
  4. Describe the complex causes of obesity.
  5. List steps fitness professionals can take to sensitively support physical activity in people affected by obesity.

Course Procedure

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. View the course content.
  3. Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  4. Print your certificate of completion.

Course Content

July-August 2016 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: End the Cycle of Weight Bias
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