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Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Healthier Kids, Brighter Futures. 
More than 23 million children and teenagers in the U.S. ages 2 to 19 are obese or overweight, a statistic that health and medical experts consider an epidemic. Every September, National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month (COAM), gives elected officials, educators, physicians, and you the opportunity to take a stand and fight childhood obesity. Learn how you can get involved by visiting www.coam-month.org.

 

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Learn more about the full library of ACSM's certification resources, such as ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist, ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer, ACSM's Certification Review, and more. With ACSM's comprehensive textbooks, you are on your way to a successful career...
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