NASN Position Statement - Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents in Schools - The Role of the School Nurse
Chronic Health Condition Management
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Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Child and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity: Summary Report Pediatrics | American Academy of Pediatrics
Assessment and treatment of children with elevated BMI, medical risks, and unhealthy eating and physical activity habits, and suggested weight control interventions for those with excess weight.
Action for Healthy Kid
This organization addresses childhood obesity, undernourishment, and physical inactivity by helping schools become healthier places so kids can live healthier lives.
Previously Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative, this initiative empower you to amplify your impact among students and throughout your school by focusing on five key areas: physical education; physical activity during school; physical activity before and after school; staff involvement; and family and community engagement.
American Heart Association
Voices for Healthy Kids: making each day healthier for all children!
This initiative works to ensure that the places where children live, learn, and play make it easy and enjoyable for them to eat healthy foods and be active.
High Blood Pressure in Children
The American Heart Association recommends that all children have yearly blood pressure measurements.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Body Mass Index (BMI) | Healthy Weight, Nutrition, and Physical Activity
This tool includes calculators and other information.
This web page includes a variety of resources and tools focused on nutrition, physical activity, obesity prevention, chronic conditions, the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child, model and more.
Kids In-School Health and Wellness Program | Fuel Up To Play 60
This in-school nutrition and physical activity program founded by National Dairy Council® and the National Football League is based on a mutual commitment to the health of the next generation.
HBO Documentary Films: The Weight of the Nation Trailer (HBO Docs) - YouTube
This multipronged project includes a series of four documentary films, a three-part HBO Family series, 14 bonus short films, a social media campaign, a companion book, and a nationwide community-based outreach campaign.
Home - Together Counts
This program was started by The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation. The program has resources for your school in English and Spanish and tools for home school educators.
Welcome to We Can!, NHLBI, NIH
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.