Overweight and obesity prevention and interventions in school aged children - USDA - NIFA supported programs
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related education
Describe individual, family and environmental factors related to eating and activity behaviors in childhood. Describe snacking behaviors of children that are associated with the development of overweight and obesity. Describe the school nutrition and physical (SNPA) model and tool. Identify strategies that improve the food systems in communities.
Keyword(s): Children and Adolescents, Obesity
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: This is my area of expertise. I have presented and been involved in research in Childhood Obesity Prevention for many years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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