The Pediatric Inactivity Triad | CEC Quiz

The Pediatric Inactivity Triad | CEC Quiz

Avery D. Faigenbaum, Ed.D., ACSM-CEP, FACSM; James P. MacDonald. MD, FACSM; Carlos Carvalho, Ph.D.; Tamara Rial Rebullido, Ph.D. |  July 13, 2020

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®: July – August 2020 CEC Course #1: The Pediatric Inactivity Triad | A Triple Jeopardy for Modern Day Youth

Available ACSM CECs: 2.0


Address the pandemic of physical inactivity in modern-day youth through these interrelated elements.

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This course includes an online ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® article and a corresponding online quiz. All course content will be presented to you electronically upon completion of your purchase. 

Key learning objectives of the course - The Pediatric Inactivity Triad | A Triple Jeopardy for Modern Day Youth:

  • The pediatric inactivity triad is a novel construct that consists of three interrelated determinants, namely, exercise deficit disorder, pediatric dynapenia, and physical illiteracy, that drive physical inactivity in youth.

  • Developmentally appropriate and inherently enjoyable exercise interventions are needed to move inactive youth toward the pediatric activity triad.

  • Youth fitness specialists who understand the science of pediatric exercise as well as the art of designing youth fitness programs are more likely to be successful.

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