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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a review that focuses on the effects of physical activity on prevention of obesity and overweight, initial weight loss, and maintenance of weight loss, along with a discussion of the most effective exercise-focused strategies for meeting these goals.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the types and intensity of exercise recommended for weight loss and maintenance.
  2. Specify the role of exercise in preventing obesity, overweight, and disease and in initiating weight loss.
  3. Outline strategies for the amount and duration of exercise and for maintaining weight loss.
Price: $12.95


  • AANP 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

This Activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour (s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID# 20054266. This Activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Test Code: JAANP0720
Published: Jul 2020
Expires: 7/2/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Topics: Exercise , Obesity , Weight