0Friday, March 16, 2007

9:00 AM-10:00 AMConvention Center:336
Pearson Prentice Hall: No Child Left with a Big Behind: The Role of Health Education in Addressing the Epidemic of Overweight Adolescents
This workshop will give an overview of the causes, consequences, and challenges of the epidemic of overweight children and adolescents. Strategies for strengthening classroom teaching, physical education, and school food service policy to address the problem from an ecologic perspective will be discussed.
Keyword(s): obesity issues
Speaker: John Allegrante, Columbia University Teachers College and Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY

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