Should early childhood be a priority period for obesity prevention?

Nichols, Melanie Sarah 2009, Should early childhood be a priority period for obesity prevention?, Ph.D. thesis, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University.

Title Should early childhood be a priority period for obesity prevention?
Author Nichols, Melanie Sarah
Institution Deakin University
School School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2009
Keyword(s) Obesity in children - Prevention
Children - Nutrition
Infants - Nutrition
Kindergarten facilities - Victoria
Day care centers - Victoria
Summary This thesis explored a range of issues relating to overweight and obesity in children aged 0 to 5 years in Victoria, Australia. Key findings included relatively low prevalence and decreasing trends of overweight and obesity, and strong existing support for health behaviours in kindergartens and child care services.
Notes Degree conferred 2010.
Language eng
Description of original xvii, 355 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 618.92398
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