Children and Adolescents – Role of Exercise Prescription

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What you'll learn

The global prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents over the past two decades has been dramatically increasing. read more »»

Due to a change in lifestyle habits, dietary habits, and lack of physical activity, children and adolescents are forced to perform exercises to stay fit and healthy. The intensity of involvement can vary from elite training to vigorous performances, which depend entirely on an individual’s nutritional and dietary status. Exercise prescription is one intervention, as it increases energy expenditure, preserves fat-free mass, and has been shown to be effective in decreasing body fat in adults. Learn more about exercise prescription in children and adolescents designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Sports Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Undergraduate Medical Students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate Students in Medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life Science Graduates
  • Ayush Students
  • Students Interested in Biological Sciences

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of the course, you will be able to understand

  • Exercise prescription in children and adolescents.
  • Why is physical activity important in children and adolescents?
  • Benefits of physical activity
  • When can exercise testing be done?”


Dr. Sumiran Passey

Sports Medicine Physician


Dr. Sumiran Passey has completed his MD in Sports Medicine from Faculty of Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab). Prior to this, he completed his MBBS degree from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangalore. He specializes in sports medicine and sports sciences. He also holds a FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine. He is currently a Media Commission Member for the Indian Association of Sports Medicine. He is a certified team physician by the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine and Asian Football Confederation.

For: beginners

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