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Association of Obesity, Suicide Behaviors, and Psychosocial Wellness Among Adolescents in the United States

Iwatate, E., Atem, F. D., Jones, E. C., Hughes, J. L., Yokoo, T., & Messiah, S. E. (2023). Journal of Adolescent Health.


Prevention of pediatric overweight and obesity: Position of the academy of nutrition and dietetics based on an umbrella review of systematic reviews

Hoelscher, D. M., Brann, L. S., O’Brien, S., Handu, D., & Rozga, M. (2022). Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 122(2), 410-423.


Impact of the Coordinated Approach to Child Health Early Childhood Program for Obesity Prevention among Preschool Children: The Texas Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Study

Sharma, S. V., Vandewater, E., Chuang, R. J., Byrd-Williams, C., Kelder, S., et al. (2019). Childhood obesity (Print), 15(1), 1–13.


Improvement in primary care provider self-efficacy and use of patient-centered counseling to address child overweight and obesity after practice-based changes: Texas Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Study

Barlow, S. E., Salahuddin, M., Butte, N. F., Hoelscher, D. M., & Pont, S. J. (2018). Childhood obesity (Print), 14(8), 518–527.


Examining the Role of Income Inequality and Neighborhood Walkability on Obesity and Physical Activity Among Low-Income Hispanic Adults

Towne, S. D., Jr, Lopez, M. L., Li, Y., Smith, M. L., Warren, J. L., Evans, A. E., et al. (2018). Journal of immigrant and minority health, 20(4), 854–864.


Behavior Modification of Diet and Parent Feeding Practices in a Community- Vs Primary Care-Centered Intervention for Childhood Obesity

Wilson, T. A., Liu, Y., Adolph, A. L., Sacher, P. M., Barlow, S. E., et al. (2019). Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 51(2), 150–161.e1.


Dietary Diversity: Implications for Obesity Prevention in Adult Populations: A Science Advisory From the American Heart Association

de Oliveira Otto, M. C., Anderson, C., Dearborn, J. L., Ferranti, E. P., Mozaffarian, D., et al. (2018). Circulation, 138(11), e160–e168.


The Association Among Overweight, Obesity, and Low Back Pain in U.S. Adults: A Cross-Sectional Study of the 2015 National Health Interview Survey

Peng, T., Pérez, A., & Pettee Gabriel, K. (2018). Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics, 41(4), 294–303.


Pilot Evaluation of HEAL - A Natural Experiment to Promote Obesity Prevention Behaviors Among Low-Income Pregnant Women

Sharma, S. V., Chuang, R. J., Byrd-Williams, C., Danho, M., Upadhyaya, M., et al. (2018). Preventive medicine reports, 10, 254–262.


Best practices and barriers to obesity prevention in Head Start: Baseline differences in director and teacher perceptions from the TX CORD Study

Byrd-Williams, C., Dooley, E. E., Sharma, S. V., Chuang, R. J., Butte, N., et al. (2017). Preventing chronic disease, 14, E139.


Best Practices and Barriers to Obesity Prevention in Head Start: Differences Between Director and Teacher Perceptions

Byrd-Williams, C., Dooley, E. E., Sharma, S. V., Chuang, R. J., Butte, N., et al. (2017). Preventing chronic disease, 14.


Efficacy of a Community- Versus Primary Care-Centered Program for Childhood Obesity: TX CORD RCT

Butte, N. F., Hoelscher, D. M., Barlow, S. E., Pont, S., Durand, C., et al. (2017). Obesity, 25(9), 1584-1593.


Efficacy of a Community- vs. Primary Care-Centered Program for Childhood Obesity: TX CORD RCT

Butte, N. F., Hoelscher, D. M., Barlow, S. E., Pont, S., Durand, C., et al. (2017). Obesity, 25(9), 1584-1593.


Weight loss advice and prospective weight change among overweight firefighters

Brown, A. L., Poston, W. S., Jahnke, S. A., Keith Haddock, C., Luo, S., et al. (2016). International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 22(3), 233-239.


Surveillance Systems to Track and Evaluate Obesity Prevention Efforts

Hoelscher, D. M., Ranjit, N., & Pérez, A. (2017). Annual Review of Public Health, 38, 187-214.


Healthy eating patterns associated with acculturation, sex, and BMI among Mexican Americans

Reininger, B., Lee, M., Jennings, R., Evans, A., & Vidoni, M. (2017). Public health nutrition, 20(7), 1267-1278.


Correlates of Physical Activity Differ by Sex and Country of Birth Among Mexican-Heritage Youth

Wilkinson, A. V., Miller, E. E., Koehly, L. M., Daniel, C. R., & Forman, M. R. (2017). Journal of immigrant and minority health, 19(2), 246–253.


Mapping of reviews on breastfeeding and obesity risk in children

Newsome, K., Rashid, T., Vonville, H. M., & Sharma, S. V. (2016). Current nutrition reports, 5(4), 255-277.


Are Hospital Workers Healthy?: A Study of Cardiometabolic, Behavioral, and Psychosocial Factors Associated With Obesity Among Hospital Workers

Sharma, S. V., Upadhyaya, M., Karhade, M., Baun, W. B., Perkison, W. B., et al. (2016). Journal of occupational and environmental medicine, 58(12), 1231-1238.


Are Hospital Workers Healthy? A Study of Cardiometabolic, Behavioral, and Psychosocial Factors Associated With Obesity Among Hospital Workers

(Sharma SV, Upadhyaya M, Karhade M, Baun WB, Perkison WB, Pompeii LA, Brown HS, Hoelscher DM; J Occup Environ Med.; 2016)


Impact of school-based vegetable garden and physical activity coordinated health interventions on weight status and weight-related behaviors of ethnically diverse, low-income students: Study design and baseline data of the Texas, Grow! Eat! Go!

(Evans A, Ranjit N, Hoelscher D, Jovanovic C, Lopez M, McIntosh A, Ory M, Whittlesey L, McKyer L, Kirk A, Smith C, Walton C, Heredia N, Warren J; BMC Public Health; 2016)


Previous gardening experience and gardening enjoyment is related to vegetable preferences and consumption among low-income elementary school children

(Evans A, Ranjit N, Fair CN, Jennings R, Warren JL; J Nutr Educ Behav; 2016)


Effects of Saturated Fat, Polyunsaturated Fat, Monounsaturated Fat, and Carbohydrate on Glucose-Insulin Homeostasis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Feeding Trials

(Imamura F, Micha R, Wu JH, de Oliveira Otto MC, Otite FO, Abioye AI, Mozaffarian D; 2016)


The Impact of Dietary and Metabolic Risk Factors on Cardiovascular Diseases and Type 2 Diabetes Mortality in Brazil

(de Oliveira Otto MC, Afshin A, Micha R, Khatibzadeh S, Fahimi S, Singh G, Danaei G, Sichieri R, Monteiro CA, Louzada ML, Ezzati M, Mozaffarian D; Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Expert Group; Nutrition and Chronic Diseases Expert Group (NutriCoDE); 2016)


Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity in the United States, 1999-2012

(Li L, Pérez A, Wu LT, Ranjit N, Brown HS, Kelder SH; Child Obes.; 2016)


Everything in Moderation--Dietary Diversity and Quality, Central Obesity and Risk of Diabetes

(de Oliveira Otto MC, Padhye NS, Bertoni AG, Jacobs DR Jr, Mozaffarian D;PLoS One; 2015)


Evaluating the influence of the revised special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children (WIC) food allocation package on healthy food availability, accessibility, and affordability in Texas

(Lu W, McKyer EL, Dowdy D, Evans A, Ory M, Hoelscher DM, Wang S, Miao J; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2016)


Cardiometabolic risk factors among children and adolescents with severe obesity in the U.S., 1999-2012

(Li L, Pérez A, Wu LT, Ranjit N, Brown HS, Kelder SH; Childhood Obesity; 2016)


Efficacy of the Lunch Is in the Bag Intervention to Increase Parents' Packing of Healthy Bag Lunches for Young Children: A Cluster-Randomized Trial in Early Care and Education Centers

(Roberts-Gray C, Briley M, Ranjit N, Byrd-Williams C, Sweitzer SJ, Sharma SV, Romo-Palafox M, Hoelscher DM; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2016)


A Contextual Look at Safe Routes to School Implementation in Texas

(Atteberry H, Dowdy D, Oluyomi A, Nichols D, Ory MG, & Hoelscher DM; Environment & Behavior; 2016)


Effects of Funding Allocation for Safe Routes to School Programs on Active Commuting to School and Related Behavioral, Knowledge, and Psychosocial Outcomes: Results From the Texas Childhood Obesity Prevention Policy Evaluation (T-COPPE) Study

(Hoelscher DM, Ory MG, Dowdy D, Miao J, Atteberry H, Nichols D, Evans A, Menendez T, Lee C, & Wang S; Environment & Behavior; 2016)


Using Family-Focused Garden, Nutrition, and Physical Activity Programs To Reduce Childhood Obesity: The Texas! Go! Eat! Grow! Pilot Study

(Spears-Lanoix EC, McKyer EL, Evans A, McIntosh WA, Ory M, Whittlesey L, Kirk A, Hoelscher DM, Warren JL; Childhood Obesity, 2015)


Effectiveness of the Lunch Is in the Bag Program on Communication Between the Parent, Child and Child-Care Provider Around Fruits, Vegetables and Whole Grain Foods: A Group-Randomized Controlled Trial

(Sharma SV, Rashid T, Ranjit N, Byrd-Williams C, Chuang RJ, Roberts-Gray C, Briley M, Sweitzer S, Hoelscher DM; Preventive Medicine; 2015)


Standing, obesity, and metabolic syndrome: Findings from the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study

(Shuval K, Barlow CE, Finley CE, Gabriel KP, Schmidt MD, DeFina LF; Mayo Clinic Proceedings; 2015)


Moderating effects of age, gender and education on the associations of perceived neighborhood environment attributes with accelerometer-based physical activity: The IPEN adult study

(Van Dyck D, Cerin E, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Salvo D, Christiansen LB, MacFarlane D, Owen N, Mitas J, Troelsen J, Aguinaga-Ontoso I, Davey R, Reis RS, Sarmiento OL, Schofield G, Conway TL, Sallis JF; Health & Place; 2015)


Dietary quality of preschooler's sack lunches as measured by the Healthy Eating Index

Romo-Palafox MJ, Ranjit N, Sweitzer SJ, Roberts-Gray C, Hoelscher DM, Byrd-Williams CE, Briley ME; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2015)


Weight Advice Associated With Male Firefighter Weight Perception and Behavior

(Brown AL, Poston WS, Jahnke SA, Haddock CK, Luo S, Delclos GL1, Day RS; American Journal of Preventive Medicine; 2015)


Feasibility and Acceptability of Brighter Bites: A Food Co-Op in Schools to Increase Access, Continuity and Education of Fruits and Vegetables Among Low-Income Populations

(Sharma S, Helfman L, Albus K, Pomeroy M, Chuang RJ, Markham C; Journal of Primary Prevention; 2015)


Maternal Beliefs and Parenting Practices Regarding Their Preschool Child's Television Viewing: An Exploration in a Sample of Low-Income Mexican-Origin Mothers

(Thompson DA, Polk S, Cheah CS, Vandewater EA, Johnson SL, Chrismer MC, Tschann JM; Clinical Pediatrics; 2015)


Effects of the Quest to Lava Mountain Computer Game on Dietary and Physical Activity Behaviors of Elementary School Children: A Pilot Group-Randomized Controlled Trial

(Sharma SV, Shegog R, Chow J, Finley C, Pomeroy M, Smith C, Hoelscher DM; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2015)


Measuring the bias, precision, accuracy, and validity of self-reported height and weight in assessing overweight and obesity status among adolescents using a surveillance system

(Pérez A, Gabriel K, Nehme EK, Mandell DJ, Hoelscher DM; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)


School-level economic disadvantage and obesity in middle school children in central Texas, USA: A cross-sectional study

(Springer AE, Li L, Ranjit N, Delk J, Mehta K, Kelder SH; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)


The Science of Childhood Obesity: An Individual to Societal Framework

UTHealth researchers published eight new articles, including an introduction from the regional dean, as part of a special obesity issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. The issue provides insights into how to solve the child obesity epidemic and close the gap in our current understanding of its causes.


Time with friends and physical activity as mechanisms linking obesity and television viewing among youth

(Vandewater EA, Park SE, Hébert ET, Cummings HM; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)


Research contributions on childhood obesity from a public-private partnership

(Perry CL, Hoelscher DM, Kohl III HW; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)


The association between state bans on soda only and adolescent substitution with other sugar-sweetened beverages: A cross-sectional study

(Taber DR, Chriqui JF, Vuillaume R, Kelder SH, Chaloupka FJ; The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)


Accelerometer determined sedentary behavior and dietary quality among US adults

(Shuval K, Nguyen BT, Yaroch AL, Drope J, Gabriel KP; Preventive Medicine; 2015)


Educational outcomes associated with childhood obesity in the United States: Cross-sectional results from the 2011-2012 National Survey of Children's Health

(Carey FR, Singh GK, Brown HS 3rd, Wilkinson AV; Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)


Increasing access to healthful foods: A qualitative study with residents of low-income communities

(Evans A, Banks K, Jennings R, Nehme E, Nemec C, Sharma S, Hussaini A, Yaroch A; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)


International study of perceived neighbourhood environmental attributes and Body Mass Index: IPEN Adult study in 12 countries

(De Bourdeaudhuij I, Van Dyck D, Salvo D, Davey R, Reis RS, Schofield G, Sarmiento OL, Mitas J, Christiansen LB, MacFarlane D, Sugiyama T, Aguinaga-Ontoso I, Owen N, Conway TL, Sallis JF, Cerin E; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity; 2015)


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Child Obesity Crisis in Texas

2/11/19 - Healthy Children, Healthy State. A one-pager on the child obesity crisis in Texas from the Texas Child Health Status Report Project. Last Updated on January 20, 2021.


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Obesidad Infantil en Texas

9/20/17 - Las tasas de obesidad infantil y las estadísticas sobre los comportamientos de salud relacionados con la obesidad a partir de los resultados de la encuesta SPAN 2015-2016.


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Child Obesity in Texas

9/20/17 - Child obesity rates and statistics on obesity-related health behaviors from the 2015-2016 SPAN Survey results.


Food at School Parties

9/15/15 - What one YEAR of school party food really looks like.


Make Sure All Texans Get A’s in Healthy Eating!

7/28/15 - This infographic shows how the food shopping environment has a strong influence on what foods families ultimately buy and consume, and their subsequent health outcomes.


The Science of Childhood Obesity: An Individual to Societal Framework

7/27/15 - UTHealth researchers published eight new articles, including an introduction from the regional dean, as part of a special obesity issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. The issue provides insights into how to solve the child obesity epidemic and close the gap in our current understanding of its causes.


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El Texas de Hoy as El Estados Unidos del Mañana

5/1/15 - Con base en los cambios demográficos que actualmente ocurren alrededor del país, Texas muy probablemente es una buena representación del futuro poblacional de los Estados Unidos.


The Texas of Today is the United States of Tomorrow

5/1/15 - Texas very likely represents the future of the United States, given the current shifts in demographics across the country. Diverse population, geography and an array of cultures are only a few of the benefits that make Texas an ideal place to perform public health research.


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GO, SLOW, WHOA Diagrama de Flujo

4/1/15 - Sigue el camino para aprender cómo elegir alimentos más saludables—trata de comer más alimentos GO que alimentos SLOW, y come alimentos WHOA en pequeñas cantidades.


GO, SLOW, WHOA Flowchart

4/1/15 - Follow this flowchart to learn how to make healthier food choices—try to eat more GO foods than SLOW foods, and eat WHOA foods in very small amounts.


Active Play-Active Learning Peer-Led Activity Guide

2/1/15 - The Peer-Led games process of Active Play Active Learning is a way to teach students leadership skills as well as social and emotional skills while they engage in physically active games.


Active Play-Active Learning Playground Marking Guide

2/1/15 - Playground markings are a good way to incorporate physical activity and active learning during recess time as well as class time. This guide includes the list of Playground Markings our team uses, and the simple curriculum that encourages active learning!


Active Play-Active Learning Brain Breaks Guide

2/1/15 - In this guide, we present a range of easy-to-implement “Brain Breaks”- short activity dynamics that can be implemented by the teacher in the classroom setting. The guide is structured in two sections: 1.) General Brain Breaks that can be applied across classes and academic topic areas during any part of the day; and 2.) Academic-specific Brain Breaks that directly correlate to subjects.


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Our Kids Want to Walk the Walk

1/12/15 - This infographic shows findings and recommendations from the Texas Childhood Obesity Prevention Policy Evaluation Project.


Our Kids Want to Walk the Walk (PowerPoint)

1/10/15 - Download this PowerPoint version of the T-COPPE "Our Kids Want To Walk the Walk" infographic. Includes list of sources.


SPAN Survey Fact Sheets

9/1/14 - Download detailed 2009-2011 SPAN Survey results, sorted into one-page fact sheets by grade (4th, 8th, and 11th) and Health Service Region.


Child Obesity in Texas infographic

9/1/14 - Child obesity rates and statistics on obesity-related health behaviors from the 2009-2011 SPAN Survey.


2013 Texas Health Perception Survey Report

Eighty-three Texas legislators were surveyed to identify knowledge and perceptions about obesity prevention and control measures. Legislators from both political parties and legislative chambers responded to the survey.


2013 Texas Health Perception Survey Brief

One-page summary of the 2013 Texas Health Perception Survey results.


Leading Healthy Indicators for CATCH

2/1/14 - CATCH provides a comprehensive and coordinated framework to address many of the key Leading Health Indicators from Healthy People 2020.


Activity Break Guide

11/1/13 - Got that “2:30" feeling? Don’t reach for a sugary energy drink–try these activity breaks to re-energize your body and mind!


Active Meeting Guide

11/1/13 - Use this guide to inject some activity into your meetings, conferences, and workspace.


Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts: A Plan for Measuring Progress (2013)

8/1/13 - This report from the Institute of Medicine offers a framework that will provide guidance for systematic and routine planning, implementation, and evaluation of the advancement of obesity prevention efforts.


Training on Measuring Heights & Weights

6/12/13 - In this video we demonstrate the proper protocol for conducting height and weight measurements.


Entrenamiento Para Medir Alturas y Pesos

6/1/13 - En este video se demuestra el protocolo adecuado para la realización de medidas de altura y peso.


Marketing What Matters for a Healthy Life (PDF)

5/1/12 - We are surrounded by messages about physical activity and food through multi-media advertising, on food packages and in restaurants, and in public service campaigns. Marketing and messages that promote healthy choices and discourage unhealthy choices could transform the message environment. Source: Institute of Medicine


Strengthening Schools as the Heart of Health (PDF)

5/1/12 - Schools have a tradition of supporting the health and well-being of their students. Children and teens spend up to half of their waking hours in school and may consume more than half of their daily calories there. This puts schools in a unique position to support students in getting optimum physical activity, eating healthily, and achieving and maintaining a healthy weight—not only in the short term but over their lifetimes. Source: Institute of Medicine


Making Healthy Food and Beverages Available Everywhere (PDF)

5/1/12 - The foods and beverages that surround us make it difficult to maintain a healthy weight. Making healthy foods and beverages the routine, readily available, and affordable option, along with decreasing unhealthy food and beverage options, will improve our chances to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Source: Institute of Medicine


CATCH in IOM report on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention

5/1/12 - This excerpt from the 2012 Institute of Medicine report on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention discusses the evidence base for the CATCH program.


Activating Health Care Providers (PDF)

5/1/12 - Health care providers and insurers are part of a system of support and service that can give individuals and families access to obesity prevention and treatment. The full potential of this system to detect obesity, counsel patients, support healthy behaviors, and encourage changes in the community remains untapped. Source: Institute of Medicine


Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention (2012)

5/1/12 - The Institute of Medicine (IOM) evaluated prior obesity prevention strategies and identified recommendations to accelerate progress in obesity prevention. Center faculty, Drs. Steve Kelder and Bill Kohl, sat on the IOM committee that authored the 2012 report.


Weight of the Nation

5/1/12 - Visit the Weight of the Nation website where you can find resources, take pledges for healthy change, and watch the documentary films in their entirety.


Activating Employers (PDF)

5/1/12 - Employed adults spend a quarter of their lives at the workplace, making it an ideal setting for promoting healthy eating and active living. Obesity is increasing employer costs, economic and otherwise. Because employers bear direct medical and indirect productivity costs of obesity, they can benefit from promoting and increasing physical activity, healthy eating, breastfeeding, and overall well-being in the workplace. Source: Institute of Medicine


Integrating Physical Activity Every Day in Every Way (PDF)

5/1/12 - Physical activity is key to maintaining a healthy weight. The way that environments where we live, work, learn, and play are designed and built— for example, whether there are sidewalks or bike lanes—influences how physically active we are. Source: Institute of Medicine


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Revenue Neutral Policy Solutions to Youth Fitness Problems in Texas

2/1/12 - The RGK Foundation commissioned this report as part of its efforts to improve physical activity. reduce childhood obesity, and diminish health disparities in Texas. The report was completed by Dr. Steven Kelder.


Roadmap to Encouraging Grocery Development in Houston and Texas: A Report of the Houston Grocery Access Task Force (2012)

1/1/12 - This report from the Food Trust includes policy recommendations to stimulate healthy food retail development in the Houston area to improve healthy food access in underserved communities throughout the state.


Stay Healthy-Eat Smart

9/1/10 - GO, SLOW and WHOA foods to help you stay healthy eat smart.


The Grocery Gap: Who Has Access to Healthy Food and Why it Matters (2010)

5/1/10 - The report from the Food Trust presents a comprehensive review of studies of Health Equity and Place and its impacts — 132 studies conducted in the United States in the past 20 years.


Eat Smart with CATCH

4/2/10 - Do you know your GO, SLOW, WHOA foods? This presentation can be used to help teachers, parents, and students learn about the CATCH program's GO, SLOW, WHOA stoplight system for categorizing foods.


"Eat Smart" con CATCH

4/2/10 - Conoces tus alimentos GO - SLOW - WHOA?


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Niños sanos aprenden mejor!

4/1/10 - Este volante para padres incluye consejos saludables del programa CATCH.


CATCH Healthy Habits at Home

4/1/10 - This handout contains simple steps that will add up to a big difference in your family’s health. Be a CATCH MVP and select one or two new habits that are best suited for you and your family!


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Escuelas Primarias de AISD y el Programa CATCH

4/1/10 - Aprenda sobre los componentes clave del programa de la escuela primaria CATCH con este folleto.


CATCH Your Students At Their Best

4/1/10 - This flyer for parents includes healthy tips from the CATCH program.


Your Elementary School and the CATCH Program

4/1/10 - Learn about the key components of the CATCH elementary school program with this handout.


2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

1/1/08 - The Federal Government has issued its first-ever Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. They describe the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans.


Deanna Hoelscher Deanna Hoelscher, PhD, RDN, LD, CNS, FISBNPA
John P. McGovern Professor in Health Promotion and Austin Regional Dean, Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Director, Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living

 

Courtney Byrd-Williams Courtney Byrd-Williams, PhD
Assistant Professor, Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

 

Nalini Ranjit Nalini Ranjit, PhD
Associate Professor, Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

 

Shreela V. Sharma Shreela V. Sharma, PhD, RD, LD
Professor, Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

 

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