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Activity Steps

Description

Activity Number 172554, Level 2

This article explores the health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle, which can result in non-communicable diseases. In addition, the authors recommend strategies for meeting the World Health Organization 2030 global goal to reduce premature mortality associated with non-communicable diseases.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Define sedentary behavior, physical inactivity, and associated chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
  2. Describe the health consequences that occur from development of NCDs due to a physically inactive or excessively sedentary lifestyle.
  3. Identify recommended changes and rationale for meeting the World Health Organization (WHO) 2030 global goal to reduce premature mortality associated with NCDs.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge about how physical inactivity increases the risk of developing chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by achieving a posttest score of 70% or greater.
Price: $17.95

Credits:

  • CDR 1.0 CPEU
  • FCDN 1.0 CPEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), provider number LI001. Registered dietitians (RDs) will receive 1.0 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for successful completion of this program/material, CPE Level 2. Activity Number 172554.



Professions: Dietetic Professional
Test Code: NT0922ADP
Published: Sep/Oct 2022
Expires: 3/1/2024
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Guillermo Garcia-Perez-de-Sevilla, PhD, MSc; Beatriz Sanchez-Pinto, MD
Specialties: Cardiology, Diabetes, Nutrition