The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA

Session: Food Sense for Adolescents and Children
5202.0: Wednesday, November 13, 2002: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Oral
Food Sense for Adolescents and Children
This session will provide those attending with findings from several studies of food service programs and projects and several teaching approaches for influencing eating patterns among adolescents and children enrolled in schools.
Learning Objectives: Those attending this session will be able to 1. list and discuss at least six studies of food services or eating patterns among adolescents and youth in schools, 2. explain why selected strategies used by school food service professionals or those used in teaching certain nutritional principles succeed or fail.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):William B. Cissell, PhD, CHES
Presider(s):James F. Bogden, MPH
2:30 PMCompetitive food policies in NJ: Access to junk foods and soft drinks in public schools
Jay M. Goldring, MSPH, PhD, Elizabeth J. Truslow-Evans, MPH, Margaret E. Rojewski, RN, BC, BSN, Dorothy C. Dorfman, BS
2:45 PMEvaluating media advocacy efforts addressing soft drinks in California public schools: A content analysis
Erika Takada, MPH
3:00 PMExamination of exclusive soda contracts in California schools
Amanda Purcell, MPH
3:15 PMSoft drinks, public schools, exclusive contracts and child health: Whatís the connection?
Erika Takada, MPH, Amanda Purcell, MPH, Jennifer Robertson, MS, RD, Lisa Craypo, MPH
3:30 PMUnderstanding the challenges of soda at school: Students, parents and the media respond
Jennifer Robertson, MS, RD
3:45 PMStrategies for Improving the School Nutrition Environment
Howell Wechsler, EdD, MPH
Organized by:School Health Education and Services
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work

The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA