Video from the University of California. An interesting video on obesity – broken into 7 parts. A must see, and a great job in production of the video.
Video Description: (Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/skinny-on-obesity) How did we get so fat, so fast? The debut episode of this 7-part series debunks the theory that obesity only affects the “gluttons and sloths” among us and is, in fact, a public health problem that impacts everyone. Series: “UCTV Prime: The Skinny on Obesity” [Health and Medicine]
This session of Public Health Grand Rounds focuses on the contributing factors and consequences of childhood obesity, including decreases in physical activity, socio-economic and environmental determinants, and advertising practices of the food industry while reviewing efforts to reduce the burden of this public health epidemic.
How did we get so fat, so fast? The debut episode of this 7-part series debunks the theory that obesity only affects the “gluttons and sloths” among us and is, in fact, a public health problem that impacts everyone.
There is an obesity epidemic in America and this includes child obesity and childhood obesity. The obesity in America is shown by child obesity statistics. We all have a challenge to fight obesity in America.
The childhood obesity epidemic in America is a BIG problem. Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled; and nearly one third of children in America are now overweight or obese. This video focuses on one of the solutions – getting kids moving in school- and explains why Quality Physical Education can play such an important role in ending this epidemic.
Fitting a decent meal into a modern schedule can seem nearly impossible. So can making room for fresh air and exercise. Part One of PIC.tv’s Childhood Obesity in America documentary explores the trends that can spell big trouble for children.