Kids' Health Resources



American Academy of Pediatrics American Academy of Pediatrics
Prevention of Overweight Children and Obesity
American Heart Association American Heart Association
Children's Health
National Association of Sports and Physical Education National Association of Sports and Physical Education
Children's Fitness
American Heart Association Eat Smart, Move More NC
Statewide movement that promotes increased opportunities
for healthy eating and physical fitness.
American Heart Association Kids Get Healthy
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine


usa today Premature Death is More Likely in Obese Children
February 11, 2010
the wall street journal The Hidden Benefits of Exercise
January 5, 2010
the wall street journal The Power of Magical Thinking
December 22, 2009
parade magazine Early Exercise Pays Off (pdf)
September 20, 2009 from
exchange Making a Difference in Early Childhood Obesity (pdf)
September/October 2009 from
charlotte parent Putting a Stop to Childhood Obesity (pdf)
August 2009 from
usa today Are Your Kids Having a Healthy Summer? (pdf)
June 25, 2009 from
Medical News Today The Inactivity Of Preschoolers Amid Rising Childhood Obesity (pdf)
February 9, 2009 from
Preventing Chronic Disease An Intervention to Promote Healthy Weight: Nutrition and Fitness Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) Theory and Design (pdf)
July 2007 from "Preventing Chronic Disease"
The Charlotte Observer N.C.'s Grade on Obesity, Exercise: D (pdf)
May 28, 2009 from The Charlotte Observer
The Charlotte Observer Lessons on Exercise are Child's Play (pdf)
Dannye Romine Powell for The Charlotte Observer