The rate of obesity among adolescents aged 12 to 19 years has more than tripled over the past three decades, and the rate among children aged 6 to 11 years has more than doubled. Unfortunately, the rates of obesity are even worse among children and adolescents with disabilities. Reversing the U.S. obesity epidemic requires a comprehensive approach that uses policy and environmental change to transform communities into places that promote healthy lifestyle choices for all.
Posts Tagged 'DRRP II'
Obesity Strategy Adaptation for Youth with Disabilities: Increasing Physical Activity Time in Physical Education Class
Tagged with: ACORNS children Common Community Measures for Obesity Prevention Project DRRP II inclusion National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Obesity