Friday, April 1, 2011: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Convention Center: Room 29A
AAPAR/Children, Youth and Families Council
|Speakers:||Eloise M. Elliott, West Virginia University, Princeton, WV; and Jackie N. Epping, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA|
Camp NEW (Nutrition, Exercise, Weight Management) You is an innovative program designed to help West Virginia families identify and practice lifestyle changes that will assist in reducing unhealthy body weight through increased physical activity, decreased sedentary behavior, and improved nutritional choices. The yearlong intervention for overweight children and their parents utilizes a number of effective behavioral and social approaches that are recommended in the CDCís Community Guide. Outcomes of these applied strategies will be presented.