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Tackling the Childhood Obesity Epidemic: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach

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SKU:
827008269297*
Author:
Lindy Moore
Published:
2007
Length:
188 minutes
Tackling the Childhood Obesity Epidemic: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach looks at the importance of employing a total-body approach to treating childhood obesity. The DVD discusses why such a strategy should include physicians, psychologists, and dieticians, as well as exercise physiologists. The DVD also details how clinical measures, psychological assessments, nutritional evaluations, and exercise prescriptions and assessments can help overweight and obese children to make appropriate changes in their lifestyle.

Among the topics covered:
  • Proposed solution to obesity
  • Health complications associated with childhood obesity
  • Future: protocols for weight management programs
  • Childhood obesity program
  • Portion sizes
  • How do I make an impact in the office?
  • Psychological/behavorial risk factors in development of childhood obesity
  • What can I do?
  • Exercise to combat childhood obesity
  • Why an exercise prescription?
  • What do you want to do when you are 100?