Topic: The New Definition of Child Overweight
Article “Prevention and Treatment of Overweight in Children and Adolescents” from the American Family Physician http://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0601/p2591.html and discuss the following questions:
1.Describe and analyze the new definition of child overweight as an effective intervention for childhood obesity. In your opinion is it useful? Why or why not? Name at least two facts based on research that support it.
2.What are the consequences/ health effects of childhood overweight?
3.Describe the prevention and intervention methods presented in this article.
4.Provide specific applications to two (2) of the general approaches to therapy presented in the article.