Poor diet and inadequate physical activity cause more than 300, 000 deaths each year and are major contributors to disabilities that result from diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity, and stroke. Getting people to make healthier choices, however, is no easy task. Now you can join other agencies, programs, organizations, and schools in a coordinated attack on inactivity and inadequate nutrition. Developed by the state Nutrition and Physical Activity Work Group (NUPAWG) with assistance from the Centers for Disease Control Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity (CDC-DNPA), Guidelines for Comprehensive Programs to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activityshows you how to create or improve your own nutrition, physical activity, and obesity control programs. This book shows you how others are successfully combating the disease risk factors of poor diet, inactivity, and obesity. You'll find lots of ideas and practical resources: -Model programs to show you what approaches have worked for other organizations -Sample activities that you can use when you implement your own programs -Contact names and numbers for people in charge of existing programs The book describes sustainable practices that are effective and focus on community-based interventions and building social capital. You'll learn how to develop the seven components of successful programs: -Leadership, planning and management, and coordination -Environmental, systems, and policy change -Mass communications -Community programs and community development -Programs for children and youth -Health care delivery -Surveillance, epidemiology, and research The book also presents two state funding case studies to help you estimate the funding you'll need to build a comprehensive program. If you want to help improve people's dietary and physical activity practices, start with the Guidelines for Comprehensive Programs to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity. You'll find the expert guidance and resources to bring changes that result in healthier lives for everyone in your community.Poor diet and physical inactivity cause 310, 000 to 580, 000 deaths each year and are major contributors to disabilities that result ... Of the 5- to 10-year-old children that are overweight, 60% have at least one associated biochemical or clinicalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Guidelines for Comprehensive Programs to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity|
|Publisher||:||Human Kinetics - 2002-01|