DescriptionThis module addresses public health approaches for reducing childhood and adolescent obesity. It discusses the decreases in obesity rates that have been recently reported in specific geographic regions of the U.S., along with efforts made by these communities and their local governments to address obesity that may be responsible for the observed declines.
The development of this module was supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture -2012-70003-19985, PI: M. Laska.
At the conclusion of this course learners will be able to:
- Describe the selective declines in childhood obesity that have been recently reported in specific geographic regions of the U.S.
- Describe obesity-related efforts that have taken place in these geographic regions that may be responsible for the observed declines in obesity
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