University of Colorado System
Healthy Practices: Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Community and Family Participation
University of Colorado System

Healthy Practices: Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Community and Family Participation

This course is part of School Health for Children and Adolescents Specialization

Taught in English

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Daniel Nicklas
Eve Kutchman
Lauren Welch

Instructors: Daniel Nicklas

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There are 4 modules in this course

In the following module you will learn more about school nutrition. We’ll start by better understanding the differences between nutrition and nutrition services before we learn more about nutrition standards and the historical and scientific reasoning behind them. We’ll end the module with practical ways that you can promote a positive nutritional environment in your school.

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5 videos5 readings1 quiz

In this module you will learn about physical activity in and out of school and about the physical, mental, and social benefits of physical activity. We’ll learn more about the differences in terminology and the science behind physical activity and how it relates to children’s overall health. As you’ll see in this module, physical activity is one of the greatest preventative measures regarding health problems later in life so, accordingly, we’ll learn more about how we can craft plans to encourage and support physical activity in and out of the classroom.

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4 videos1 reading1 quiz

In this module we will learn about what communities can do to help create healthy environments in schools. We’ll specifically look at how three components of the community (individuals, businesses, and families) can be utilized to support children’s health. We’ll also discuss important facts regarding school attendance.

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5 videos3 readings1 quiz

In this module, we’ll learn more about programs that benefit children when class is not in session. We’ll learn more about the impact of health programs offered in partnership with local businesses and how they can benefit children’s health outside of the traditional classroom setting.

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4 videos4 readings1 quiz

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Daniel Nicklas
University of Colorado System
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