HFJ: Sept-Oct 2020 CEC Course #2
HFJ: Sept-Oct 2020 CEC Course #2

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®: September - October 2020 CEC Course #2: Wellness Right from the Start: Birth through Early Childhood

By Avery D. Faigenbaum, EdD, FACSM and Laura E. Bruno, PhD

The early years of life are a critical period of time for developing healthy behaviors, nurturing responsive care, and providing a safe environment that facilitates growth and exploration. If young girls and boys start on a path to wellness right from the start, they will be more likely to develop and maintain healthy behaviors than youth who grow up with suboptimal care and chronic stress. Participation in engaging and imaginative physical activities throughout the day can influence all dimensions of pediatric wellness such that youth make friends, help others, have fun, and learn new skills in different settings.

This course expires on OCTOBER 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. according to your time zone.


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. This includes all articles, quizzes, and certificates (certificates awarded upon successful completion of the quizzes).

No substitutions will be allowed for this CEC course.

This course has an individual expiration date listed above. All course content must be completed prior to the expiration date. ACSM will not offer refunds, transfers, or course credits for not completing courses prior to their expiration date or for duplicate purchases.

For questions related to your online CEC courses or purchases, please email onlinelearning@acsm.org.

Available Course Credits

ACSM 2.00

Course Procedure

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To earn your CECs, you will view the course content, pass the quiz (you must earn 70% or better to pass), and print your certificate of completion.

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