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Should early childhood be a priority period for obesity prevention?

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posted on 2009-01-01, 00:00 authored by Melanie Sarah Nichols
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.

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xvii, 355 leaves ; 30 cm.

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thesis

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thesis

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eng

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Degree conferred 2010.

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Ph.D.

Faculty

Faculty of Health

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School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

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