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4072.0 School Obesity Prevention
Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
It takes a village to raise a healthy child. Nighty eight percent of all school aged children, 52 million children in the United States, spend most of the day at school. Schools have an obligation to provide a heatlhy environment to learn, eat, play and live. This session will describe ways to integrate health and physical activity into the school community. Evaluation strategies and methodologies will be suggested for measuring school nutrition and physical activity interventions to combat child obesity.
Session Objectives: 1. List strategies for integrating healthy eating and physical activity into the school community 2. Discuss alternatives for evaluating the success of school interventions aimed to combat child obesity
Joseph A. Dake, PhD, MPH
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Organized by: School Health Education and Services
CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)
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