Dietary energy density and adiposity: Employing bias adjustments in a meta-analysis of prospective studies
- (Junk food + TV) - exercise = fat kids. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Aug2002, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p11
Provides information on the prevalence of childhood obesity. Damage to health caused by obesity; Factors that contributed to the widespread outbreak of obesity among children; Suggestions for the promotion of healthy diets in school systems.
- A focus on child weight management. Bennett, Julia // Practice Nurse;1/30/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p36
The article discusses a study on potential for practice-based child weight management clinic. One of the aims of the projects is to design and implement an obesity prevention and treatment strategy for overweight or obese 5 to 16 years old. All participants of the study have improved the...
- Ã–nemli Bir Kronik HastalÄ±k: Ã‡ocukluk ve Ergenlik DÃ¶neminde Obezite. Ergül, Şafak; Kalkım, Aslı // TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p223
The aim of this paper is to draw attention to obesity in adolescence and its potential risks and put forward its consequences in terms of public health as well as offer solutions. Today, obesity has become one of the most frequent chronic diseases of childhood. The tendency to obesity is at an...
- Shame, Blame, and the 'War on Childhood Obesity': Confronting the Real Problems, Identifying the Positive Solutions. King, Nancy; Hayes, Dayle // Healthy Weight Journal;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p28
Focuses on childhood obesity in the U.S. Health issues facing U.S. children; Implications of dieting for children; Application of the non-diet approach Health At Every Size.
- The fat of the nation. Netherwood, Cathy // Australian Parents;Oct/Nov2006, p57
The article presents an update on obesity in Australia. With a quarter of Australian school children overweight or obese, and the figures still rising, there is a need to understand obesity better if Australians are going to be able to control it effectively. Controlling obesity starts at home,...
- Combating childhood obesity. // Education Journal;Feb2006, Issue 92, p41
The article focuses on the efforts of Scottish government to combat childhood obesity in the country. According to the study, children in the country drink more fizzy drinks than youngsters anywhere else in Europe. The study added that one of the reasons childhood obesity is increasing is...
- A cross-sectional study examining the pattern of childhood obesity in Leeds: affluence is not protective. Edwards, K. L.; Cade, J. E.; Ransley, J. K.; Clarke, G. P. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Feb2010, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p5
Background The aim of this paper was to investigate variations in childhood obesity globally and spatially at the micro-level across Leeds. Methods Body mass index data from three sources were used. Children were aged 3-13 years. Obesity was defined as above the 98th centile (British reference...
- An Australian childhood obesity summit: the role of data and evidence in 'public' policy making. Nathan, SA; Develin, E; Grove, N; Zwi, AB // Australia & New Zealand Health Policy (ANZHP);2005, Vol. 2, p17
Background: Overweight and obesity in Australia has risen at an alarming rate over the last 20 years as in other industrialised countries around the world, yet the policy response, locally and globally, has been limited. Using a childhood obesity summit held in Australia in 2002 as a case study,...
- AN F FOR FAT. Flora, Carlin // Psychology Today;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p20
Offers information on a study in Massachusetts which examined the effectiveness of using report cards in addressing the problem of childhood obesity. Criticisms of the approach; Steps that parents can take to prevent obesity in their children; Risks associated with obesity.