Physical Education Ethics: Keeping Kids Healthy
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Childhood Obesity: Quality Physical Education as a Solution

http://www.sparkpe.org/ - The childhood obesity epidemic in America is a BIG problem. Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tr...
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Fighting obesity with physical education

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Childhood obesity is a problem throughout the United States, and Kentucky has some of the nation’s highest rates.  But now, a thousand new schools across the nation are implementing new physical activity programs to fight the problem.

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This is my town and my state.  

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One out of two parents do not see their child's weight problem

One out of two parents do not see their child's weight problem | Physical Education Ethics: Keeping Kids Healthy | Scoop.it
One out of two parents of children with overweight feel that their child's weight is normal. Four out of ten parents of children with overweight or obesity are even worried that their child will get too thin.

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, March 13, 2014 5:21 PM

Parent perception of their child's weight can is distorted by being...the parent.

It emphasises the need to get objective measures of weight for your children.

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Way Beyond Weight - Official Version

There is a problem on human race, a heavy one. Worldwide, kids are heavier than they should. And unhealthy. From Brazil to Kuwait, the levels of childhood ob...
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Special Report: Kids Health Matters: School Nutrition

All this week we've been focusing on childhood obesity in our special reports: Kids Health Matters.This morning, we go into a school to examine the lunch pro...
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New ban on snacks in NY schools spoiling student fundraising efforts - The Post-Standard - syracuse.com

New ban on snacks in NY schools spoiling student fundraising efforts - The Post-Standard - syracuse.com | Physical Education Ethics: Keeping Kids Healthy | Scoop.it
Federal guidelines bar student clubs from selling unhealthy snacks - like candy, brownies and chips - during school. New York state has not approved any exemptions.
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Kiara Lewis - childhood obesity and pupil's attitudes to PE in schools - Univ of Huddersfield

Kiara Lewis is the Head of the Division of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Huddersfield. She has recently gave a talk about her research, which inc...
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Childhood Obesity in America | This is Injustice

Childhood obesity in America has become an epidemic. It is time we take strides in trying to "change that 1 in 5". Together as a community and a nation we ca...
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Our Supersized Kids

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Study links childhood obesity to tobacco smoke and air pollution - ConsumerAffairs

Study links childhood obesity to tobacco smoke and air pollution - ConsumerAffairs | Physical Education Ethics: Keeping Kids Healthy | Scoop.it
It sounds outlandish at first but evidence is mounting that tobacco smoke -- yes, including secondhand tobacco smoke -- contributes to obesity. So does air
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Obesity 2013 Version | Children's Health Crisis | NPT Reports

The third episode in NPT Reports: Children's Health Crisis will explore the causes, consequences and possible solutions to the epidemic of obesity in Tenness...
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Smith: Schools providing healthy foods helps fight childhood obesity - The Daily Toreador (registration)

Smith: Schools providing healthy foods helps fight childhood obesity - The Daily Toreador (registration) | Physical Education Ethics: Keeping Kids Healthy | Scoop.it
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Roughly one – fifth of children below 20 are obese.” If America wants to continue to be a global leader, it would be wise to implement healthier eating standards in public schools.
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