Recreation "Prescriptions" Increase Use of Free Community Exercise Programs by Low-Income Patients Who Are Overweight or Obese
Physicians working in underserved areas use preprinted "prescription pads" to increase use of free community recreational activities and resources by overweight and obese patients, with the goal of helping them achieve a more healthy weight.
Statewide Policy and Practice Changes Encourage Schools To Promote Behavior Change in Students, Leading to Better Physical Fitness
As part of a larger statewide, collaborative initiative targeting four key settings, a pediatric health system promotes policy and practice changes in schools and school districts, leading to increased efforts to promote healthier behaviors and to improvements in physical fitness among students.
Providing Education, Practical Tools, and Other Support to Pediatric Practices Increases Provision of Weight Management Services
Providing education and practical tools to pediatric practices leads to more frequent provision of appropriate services, such as weight assessments and patient counseling.
Statewide Collaborative Combines Social Marketing and Sector-Specific Support to Produce Positive Behavior Changes, Halt Increase in Childhood Obesity
A statewide collaborative supports schools, after-school programs, primary care practices, child care centers, work sites, and communities in promoting increased physical activity and healthy eating in Maine youth, leading to favorable behavior changes and a halt in the increase in childhood overweight/obesity.
Weekly Group Program Improves Health-Related Behaviors, Leading to Stable Body Mass Index in Children and Weight Loss in Adults
An inner-city clinic hosts a weekly group program with parents and children that includes an individual medical visit, group education, and time for exercise, leading to improved health-related behaviors, stable body mass index in children, and weight loss in adults who participate frequently.
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Pediatric Documentation Templates
These templates for acute and chronic conditions can assist providers when documenting a visit in an electronic health record by increasing the efficiency with which a visit is documented and enhancing adherence to clinical guidelines for those conditions.
Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation
This report provides recommendations, strategies, and action steps for implementation by policymakers and others to help combat and prevent obesity.
National Assembly on School-Based Health Care: Clinical Services
The tools and resources on this Web page are intended to support the provision of high-quality clinical services in school-based, school-linked, and mobile health centers.
Childhood Obesity: It's Everyone's Business
This toolkit provides employers with a range of options that may be implemented in their own company to address childhood obesity.
Nemours Health & Prevention Services: 5-2-1-Almost None Online Resources
This Web page provides programs and materials for organizations and families to incorporate the 5-2-1-Almost None message.