Kids' Health Resources

 

WEBSITES PROMOTING CHILDREN'S HEALTH & FITNESS

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

ARTICLES RELATING TO KIDS' HEALTH & EXERCISE

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 www.parade.com
   
exchange Making a Difference in Early Childhood Obesity (pdf)
September/October 2009 from www.childcareexchange.com
   
charlotte parent Putting a Stop to Childhood Obesity (pdf)
August 2009 from www.charlotteparent.com
   
usa today Are Your Kids Having a Healthy Summer? (pdf)
June 25, 2009 from www.usatoday.com
   
Medical News Today The Inactivity Of Preschoolers Amid Rising Childhood Obesity (pdf)
February 9, 2009 from www.medicalnewstoday.com
   
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" www.cdc.gov/pcd
   
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