Today's kids are no worse for weight
- CHILDHOOD OBESITY: A 'BIG' PROBLEM. // Medical Update;Mar2001, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p5
Addresses the incidence of obesity in children.
- Take A Hike, Junior. Hyde-Keller, O'rya; Sanchez, Brianne // Backpacker;Aug2004, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p74
Gives pieces of advice on preventing obesity in children.
- Sedentary living. // Healthy Weight Journal;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p26
Presents the results of a Tufts University, Massachusetts study on the impact of reducing sedentary behavior on obesity in children. Ratio of total daily energy expenditure to resting metabolic rate measurement; Reasons why reducing sedentary behavior is more effective than engaging in exercise...
- Tracking obesity into adulthood. // Healthy Weight Journal;May/Jun98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p34
Reports on a follow-up study conducted to obese youngsters in a Japanese city from 1974 to 1995. Statistics of youngsters who remained obese; Definition of obesity.
- Clarification. // U.S. News & World Report;10/1/2007, Vol. 143 Issue 11, p11
A correction to the article "How to Win the Weight Battle" that appeared in the September 10, 2007 issue is presented.
- Curbing obesity epidemic is key health care priority. Hallock, Keith // Fort Worth Business Press;10/18/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p31
In this article the author reflects on the need to fight the rising incidents of childhood obesity in the U.S.
- Moms Know Best. Mayer, Marina // Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery;Mar2012, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p80
In this article, the author expresses her concern about the health of children and discusses the "Lets Move" campaign launched by First Lady Michelle Obama to end childhood obesity in the U.S.
- Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: international survey. Cole, Tim J // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/06/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7244, p1240
Objective: To develop an internationally acceptable definition of child overweight and obesity, specifying the measurement, the reference population, and the age and sex specific cut off points.
- Five-year-olds in Wales overweight, warns report. // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);7/15/2013, Vol. 112 Issue 4323, p19
The article reports on the prevalence of obesity among reception class children in Wales, as indicated in a data released by Public Health Wales in July 2013.