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School–home partnerships: the missing piece in obesity prevention?

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Although the prevalence of child obesity has plateaued in some demographic groups, it remains high in most high-income countries.Schools have been identified as a key setting for preventing childhood obesity and improving obesity-related behaviours.Many such school-based interventions have been tested over the past 20 years, but only a handful of these have been successful...

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Okely, A. D. & Hammersley, M. L. (2018). School–home partnerships: the missing piece in obesity prevention?. The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, 2 (1), 5-6.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85038381695

Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 5

End Page


  • 6

Volume


  • 2

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • Although the prevalence of child obesity has plateaued in some demographic groups, it remains high in most high-income countries.Schools have been identified as a key setting for preventing childhood obesity and improving obesity-related behaviours.Many such school-based interventions have been tested over the past 20 years, but only a handful of these have been successful...

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Okely, A. D. & Hammersley, M. L. (2018). School–home partnerships: the missing piece in obesity prevention?. The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, 2 (1), 5-6.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85038381695

Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 5

End Page


  • 6

Volume


  • 2

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom