Obesity Myths Online Course

This online course will give you a valuable insight into some of the prevalent myths surrounding obesity and weight gain and what scientific evidence actually indicates regarding the potential underlying causes. It also investigates one of the major factors outside of calorie intake and exercise that is necessary for successfully managing excess body weight. The course is aimed at fitness enthusiasts, Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers wishing to gain a sound understanding of the causes of the myths around obesity and what can actually be done about it.

Entry Requirements

It would be appropriate to already have a sound understanding of basic exercise variables and a basic knowledge of nutrition and diet.

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From this online course you will learn about the myths about obesity and weight gain including those such as excess calorie intake, excess dietary fat and lack of activity, whilst also giving you an insight into other major factors contributing to obesity.

Once you have completed this course you may wish to consider some of our other online courses such as Nutritional Advice for Physical Activity or Fuelling Exercise for Physical Activity Online. These online courses will help to broaden your knowledge of current nutritional concepts that are increasingly being used within the health and fitness industry.

Over the duration of this online course around obesity myths you will cover the following topics:

  • Myth – excess calorie intake
  • Myth – excess dietary fat
  • Myth – lack of activity
  • Number one hormone that stimulates weight gain

This course is delivered purely through online learning and you will have a maximum of 3 months to complete the course.

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