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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT AND PREVENTION OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Location: Children's Nutrition Research Center

Title: Editorial: Status of childhood obesity research internationally

Author
item Baranowski, Tom -

Submitted to: Research in Sports Medicine
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: January 18, 2010
Publication Date: January 18, 2010
Citation: Baranowski, T. 2010. Editorial: Status of childhood obesity research internationally. Research in Sports Medicine. 18(1):1-4.

Technical Abstract: A conference was held on obesity mostly in Asia. The presenters made talks on a broad variety of diet and physical activity issues. It was clear that obesity is a growing problem worldwide with a common lack of understanding of what is causing the epidemic or what can be effectively done about it. Much research needs to be done to redress the worldwide problem of childhood obesity.

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