TITLE

An Activity Calendar Program for Children Who are Overweight

AUTHOR(S)
Yackel, Edward E.
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the use of a home-based physical activity calendar for overweight children. Factors that lead to overweight in childhood; Health risks for children who are overweight; Effects of a behavioral family-based treatment on overweight and growth in obese children; Comparison between the effectiveness of home-based and school-based programs in addressing childhood weight problems.
ACCESSION #
9113656

 

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