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

Coming Up: 2013 Annual Meeting – International Society For Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity (ISBNPA)
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Coming Up: 2013 Annual Meeting – International Society For Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity (ISBNPA)

Please excuse me for the short hiatus, as I’ve been eagerly preparing for the 2013 Annual Meeting for the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), going on from May 22-25th in Ghent, Belgium. The 2013 Annual Meeting will mark my second year attending this unique, interdisciplinary, third-party conference after last year’s meeting in Austin, Texas. Like similar … Continue reading