Session: Addressing the Youth Obesity Epidemic
3311.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Addressing the Youth Obesity Epidemic
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Daniel Adame, PhD, MSPH CHES
2:30 PMPrevention of Youth Obesity: A pilot program in nutrition and physical activity
Shelby T. Gonzales, BA, Julie M. Reynolds, BA
2:45 PMNutrition Friendly Schools and Communities environmental model to prevent overweight in children
Mike Prelip, DPA, MPH, Heather Weightman, MPH, RD, Mike Prelip, DPA, MPH, Wendy Slusser, MD, MS, Charlotte Neumann, MD, MPH, Linda O. Lange, DrPH, Stephanie A. Vecchiarelli, MPH
3:00 PMDrink well: A school based, community participation approach to decreasing obesity among adolescents and pre-adolescents
Frances M Todd, RN BA, Dorigen B Keeney, MS, RD, Marcia L Cox, BSN, MSA
3:15 PMPsychological Antecedents of Selected Dietary Behaviors Among Sixth Grade Taiwanese Children
Jiunn-Jye Sheu, MSPH, PhD, CHES, Elizabeth W. Edmundson-Drane, Huey-Shys Chen, PhD, RN, CHES, Kuang-Yi Tang, MEd, Chun-Tai Huang, MEd
3:30 PMEvaluation of Healthy Choices: Prevention of overweight and improved nutrition knowledge in middle school-aged girls
Julie Robarts, MS, MPH, RD, LDN, Maria Bettencourt, MPH, Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras, PhD, RD, Deborah N. Pearlman, PhD, Vanessa Cavallaro, MS, RD, LDN
Organized by:School Health Education and Services
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Food and Nutrition; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA