Posts Tagged ‘pediatric obesity’

Research Roundup: September

Miranda Reilly - Thursday, 10 October 2013 10:55

As scientists developing educational programs and behavioral interventions to improve public health, we at Klein Buendel, Inc. must stay informed about the latest research developments. To assist KB Collaboratory readers who might also be interested in recent journal articles, we have started a recurring feature called Research Roundup.


Helpful Resources to Fund School Gardening

Lisa Forster - Friday, 12 April 2013 10:46

The good news? Vegetable consumption among kids is increasing. The bad news? Kids’ vegetable consumption still needs improvement.


Practical Tips for Treating Pediatric Obesity

Sophia Strickfaden - Tuesday, 9 April 2013 12:39

Treating pediatric obesity can be difficult. So, we’ve consulted with Klein Buendel Inc.‘s in-house obesity specialist and licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Valerie Myers to collect and share some practical suggestions to help children achieve a healthy weight.


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New Internet Intervention for Pediatric Obesity

Alan Delamater - Tuesday, 2 April 2013 09:43

Studies on the determinants of obesity in children have shown that there is a relationship between child and parent obesity which can be explained by genetic, environmental, and behavioral factors. Specific behavioral factors related to obesity include consumption of high-fat diets and physical inactivity. In addition, research has demonstrated the efficacy of family-based behavioral interventions for pediatric weight control. However, one of the major difficulties with treatment of pediatric obesity is access to effective treatment programs.