Summer Camps: Can Short-Term Interventions Have Life-Long Effects On Children’s Nutrition & Physical Activity?
Nutrition

Summer Camps: Can Short-Term Interventions Have Life-Long Effects On Children’s Nutrition & Physical Activity?

Long hikes. Campfires. Sleepless nights.  Terms that are synonymous with summer camps, serving millions of children each year. Unfortunately, summer is also a time when children are at greater risk for inactivity, unhealthy eating and weight gain. Another term that campers will soon recognize is health promotion. Previous studies found that children that attended a 4-week weight-loss camp lost … Continue reading

Nutrition And Physical Activity: Not Just Fun and Games
Nutrition / Physical Activity

Nutrition And Physical Activity: Not Just Fun and Games

Did you spend your childhood driving a wagon? Buying spare axles and hunting bison? How about chasing thieves across the world? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then chances are that you were once under the influence of serious video games.  Some may recall The Oregon Trail and Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, games that we look … Continue reading