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The two main articles within this issue of Pathways focus on physical activity, specifically how cutting-edge research is challenging the traditional view of energy expenditure, and how RDNs can utilize the new Physical Activity Toolkit from the Exercise is Medicine® initiative.
CPE Level: 2
Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 8.3.1, 9.6.7
- Describe how the relationship between total daily energy expenditure and physical activity differs in the factorial versus constrained energy expenditure model.
- Explain why physical activity alone typically does not lead to dramatic weight changes in obese or overweight individuals.
- Discuss recent weight-related findings regarding the consumption of highly-processed, energy-dense foods.