Child Obesity Information and Related Health Issues Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-13
Summary: Although some of these documents from our Childhood Obesity Information category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Childhood Obesity Information Publications - (82 Articles)
Evaluation of Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program Examines Transdisciplinary Doctoral Training Program
Evaluation of Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program (I-TOPP) Examines Outcomes of Transdisciplinary Doctoral Training Program.
Research reveals 53% of parents who receive their childs Body Mass Index (BMI) report card do not believe it accurately categorizes their child as underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese.
New study by the Imperial College London and WHO reveals the World will have more obese children and adolescents than underweight by the year 2022.
In the study researchers use fMRI to investigate neural responses to food cues in overweight compared with lean adolescents.
Study reveals the percentage of boys suffering from overweight or obesity has decreased to their lowest levels since the early 1990s.
Association between cumulative life course burden of high-ranked body mass index (BMI), and cognitive function in midlife.
Understanding age-related changes could help prevent and treat obesity in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Findings show importance of body weight in adolescence and suggest more emphasis be placed on maintenance of a healthy body weight from early age as preventive measure.
The vast majority of U.S. doctors disagree with European Union ruling claiming obesity is a disability, believing governments should invest in curbing, not enabling, the obesity epidemic.
Study shows almost a third of male adolescents inaccurately perceive their weight, which can influence eating habits and health.
Study finds people with class III or extreme obesity have dramatic reduction in lifespan expectancy compared with people of normal weight.
Research examines link between obesity and depression in adolescent females and if they experience one of the disorders why they are at greater risk for the other as they age.
Creating a healthful home environment and providing encouragement to adolescents for positive behavior changes may be more effective than communicating with adolescents about weight-related topics.
Caloric Calculator for policymakers, school district administrators, and others to assess potential impact of health policy choices on childhood obesity.
Teaching children and parents how the environment tricks us into eating foods even when we are not hungry.
Researchers assess food venues at 12 major childrens hospitals in California and found there room for improvement in offerings and practices.
The vast majority of adults in America are overweight or obese and more than half suffer from diabetes or pre-diabetic conditions.
Characters and logos prompt children to make repeated requests for a range of products including low nutritional foods and beverages.
Families perceiving fast food restaurants as easy and cheap and many are using fast food as a reward for their children.
Food and beverage companies who do the majority of advertising to children will follow uniform nutrition criteria for foods advertised to children.
Scientists from a variety of disciplines have teamed up to examine factors that contribute to childhood obesity.
123GoTV device provides a home fitness solution to children to help fight obesity and encourages more physical activity and less TV watching.
Both the recommended hemoglobin A1C test and an oral glucose tolerance test could dramatically reduce the risk of delayed diabetes diagnosis in overweight children.
New study has found that most obese adolescents are lacking in vitamin D.
Obesity problem in children and teens is likely just the tip of an increased risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease in adulthood.
The research shows that the duration of obesity is a strong predictor of mortality.
The more time adolescent girls spend in front of Facebook the more their chances of developing various eating disorders.
Total number of years mothers employed had a cumulative influence on their child BMI which can lead to increase in obesity.
A high body mass index in childhood linked to greater heart disease risk in adolescence.
The study also showed that overweight children were less physically active and were more likely to have obese parents than normal weight children.
Childhood obesity has become a threatening epidemic in Georgia with the second highest rate of childhood obesity in the United States.
Blood vessels of obese children have stiffness normally seen in much older adults with cardiovascular disease.
School Nutrition Association New York conference shows the easiest way to lunchroom choices in school cafeterias.
Small changes in weight can make bigger differences in the blood pressure for overweight children.
Schools will be able to strengthen and enhance their physical activity and nutrition programs by providing a variety of different activities.
Number of people being overweight and obese reach alarming levels and are increasing among young people.
With over 23 million children and adolescents in the US overweight or obese the risks for many chronic diseases continue to increase.
High levels of screen time observed in study underscore need for public health strategies to reduce overall screen time among youth.
Children exposed to a particular strain of adenovirus were significantly more likely to be obese.
More effective weight control strategies are urgently needed to combat the obesity epidemic among children and teenagers.
USDA-backed study finds federal school lunches linked to childhood obesity.
Overweight American children and adolescents have become fatter over the last decade.
Local support for nutrition integrity in schools that calls on schools and communities to work together.
STOP Obesity Alliance Task Force on Women identified areas that have significant impact on weight and obesity in women.
Simple tools help parents understand a childs risk of obesity and make positive changes.
Extremely obese children have 40 percent higher risk of reflux disease of esophagus.
Study shows when doctors don't comment, parents tend to underestimate their childs heavy size.
First Lady Michelle Obama has put ending childhood obesity at the top of the national agenda.
Dietary sugars are not driving factor behind rising body mass index (BMI) levels in children.
Parents do not need to be physically active to help their children to be active a new study has found.
Study examining the relationship between body mass index (BMI) obesity and illness including heart disease.
Obesity prevalence in US children and adolescents increased with increase of per capita niacin consumption.
Overweight and obese kids will not only die younger but suffer from more diseases than if they were at a healthy weight.
GSU professor finds link between obesity and federal school nutrition programs.
Study finds inadequate sleep a risk factor for childhood obesity.
Obesity rates for American adults have stabilized while the rate of childhood and minority obesity is rising.
Children with more body fat and less endurance than their fitter, leaner counterparts have stiffer arteries at a young age.
This study is part of ongoing work to identify, prevent and treat childhood obesity through research, education and community programs.
Severely obese adolescents who received laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding lost more than 50 percent of excess weight.
Simple ways teens can combat high cholesterol and other risk factors for heart disease.
Childhood obesity as early as 7 years of age may increase risk of later cardiovascular disease.
Fast food menus with calorie information lead to lower calorie selections for young children.
High BMI among children and adolescents continues to be a public health concern in the United States.
Study to address dramatically increased rates of obesity in teenage children and adolescents.
Television advertising continues to contribute to epidemic levels of obesity.
Being overweight as a child could lead to early degeneration in the spine.
Girls with a BMI of 30 or larger at age 18 had more than twice the risk of developing multiple sclerosis.
Intervention program helps children live healthier lives in fight against nations childhood obesity epidemic.
Teenagers attitudes to diet and weight are shaped by their social class according to new research.
Children with emotional difficulties are at higher risk for obesity in adult life.
According to HHS CDC the percentage of young people who are obese and overweight has more than tripled since 1980.
Surgeons General STOP Obesity Alliance announce America has reached tipping point on obesity - STOP Obesity Alliance issues recommendations to ensure health reform successfully addresses obesity epidemic.
The prevalence of childhood obesity in children has reached alarming levels even in developing countries.
Public health concerns about obesity and how young women in their 20s consistently exercise less than young men.
Physical activity can also help prevent obesity even when there is a tendency to gain weight due to genetics.
Researchers found that disordered eating habits among overweight youth are linked to specific tendencies for both males and females.
Being active helps kids stay lean as they age even if they do not remain as active later in childhood.
Once children become overweight it is often extremely difficult for them to shed these excess pounds.
Overweight children show signs of the negative consequences of obesity as early as kindergarten.
laparoscopic gastric banding surgery for treatment of extreme obesity can significantly improve and even reverse the metabolic syndrome.
Programs aimed at childhood obesity are likely to be more effective if they also actively seek to keep children happy.
The school board in Gillette Wyoming decided to put kids BMI an indicator of obesity on their report cards.
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