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Preschool Fitness 1 - Intro

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$45 Introduction to Preschool Fitness See Details  

Description

Discusses the reasons for a preschool fitness program. Identifies the contributing factors to the current health crisis among children and outlines the benefits of physical fitness for preschool children.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Preschool Fitness 1 - Introduction

Goal: to learn about the medical issues facing small children and the physical, mental and psychological benefits of a preschool fitness program

 

Table of Contents

  1. Current Health Crisis
    1. Physical Activity
    2. Nutrition Habits
    3. Medical Issues
      1. Diabetes
      2. Obesity
      3. Heart Disease
  2. Benefits of Physical Fitness at this age
    1. Other Health Benefits
    2. Educational Benefits
    3. Psychological Benefits

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class the student will be able to:

  • Identify the types of exercise children need
  • List 3 medical issues affecting small children today
  • Name 3 health benefits of regular exercise
  • Identify educational concepts that can be taught effectively through a proper physical fitness program
  • Describe different psychological/behavioral benefits to regular exercise in preschool children

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

Fitness & Movement
Health, Safety & Nutrition
Exclusively Preschoolers

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the types of exercise children need
  • List 3 medical issues affecting small children today
  • Name 3 health benefits of regular exercise
  • Identify educational concepts that can be taught effectively through a proper physical fitness program
  • Describe different psychological/behavioral benefits to regular exercise in preschool children
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin