Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity
2 hours (0.2 CEUs)
Research indicates that 25% of children do not get MVPA during their regular day. This Course explores the importance of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in order to promote healthy habits in children. For happier, healthier, and stronger children, plus to maintain healthy body weight, discover ways to encourage children to get moving, and be physically active.
Content Area II: Steps to advance children’s physical and intellectual development
II.D: Promoting Physical Development
This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 2: Steps to Advance Children’s Physical and Intellectual Development. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.