Childhood obesity

Innovations

Statewide Initiative Combines Policy, Practice-Based Changes, and Social Marketing To Produce Positive Behavior Changes, Help Halt Increase in Childhood Obesity 03/02/13

Nemours, a children's health system, spearheaded a multisector, collaborative statewide initiative to halt and ultimately reverse the growing prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in...

Statewide Policy and Practice Changes in Childcare Settings Promote Healthy Eating and More Physical Activity in Children 03/02/13

Nemours, a children's health system, spearheaded a multisector, collaborative, statewide initiative to halt and ultimately reverse the growing prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in...

Statewide Collaborative Combines Social Marketing and Sector-Specific Support to Produce Positive Behavior Changes, Halt Increase in Childhood Obesity 03/02/13

Let's Go! is a multilevel, multisector initiative in Maine that promotes physical activity and healthy eating in an effort to increase the proportion of children at a healthy weight. The program,...

Statewide Policy and Practice Changes Encourage Schools To Promote Behavior Change in Students, Leading to Better Physical Fitness 03/01/13

Nemours, a children's health system, spearheaded a multisector, collaborative, statewide initiative to halt and ultimately reverse the growing prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in...

Statewide Policy and Practice Changes Encourage Primary Care Providers To Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Youth 02/28/13

Nemours, a children's health system, spearheaded a multisector, collaborative, statewide initiative to halt and ultimately reverse the growing prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in...

QualityTools

Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation 11/13/12

This report provides recommendations, strategies, and action steps for implementation by policymakers and others to help combat and prevent obesity. It identifies strategies that individually have the greatest potential reach and impact on...

BodyWorks—A Toolkit for Healthy Teens and Strong Families 05/09/12

BodyWorks is a program designed to help parents and caregivers of adolescents improve family eating and activity habits. The program focuses on parents as role models and provides them with hands-on tools to make small, specific behavior changes...

Resource Guide for Health Care Professionals Interested in Advocating for Children's Health 07/21/11

This guide is designed to assist health care professionals to take a stand in their communities and workplaces to advocate for healthy eating and active living for children and their families. The guide has the following resources to support...

PreventObesity.net 06/21/11

This Web site, for community leaders and organizers, helps build on the movement to reverse childhood obesity. The Web site connects individuals working to change policies and environments to help children and families eat well and move more,...

Make School a Moving Experience: Tools & Resources 03/30/11

The mission of the Make School a Moving Experience initiative is to help school staff and afterschool care providers work toward the goal of incorporating 150 minutes of physical activity into the school week for elementary students.

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