It is important to identify all the factors that have an influence on childhood obesity and intervene with prevention programs in this review, the databases “ pubmed and “the cochrane library were consulted to provide a review of recent literature (1982-2007) concerning childhood obesity a particular importance is given to. Objective: preventive measures to contain the epidemic of obesity have become a major focus of attention this report reviews the scientific evidence for medical interventions aimed at preventing obesity during childhood and adolescence design: a systematic literature review involving selection of primary research and. The recent prevalence of obesity among young children has rendered it being recognized as a public health concern the term overweight has become increasingly popular rather than obesity as it is considered less stigmatizing the public health considers childhood obesity a health concern due to the. Literature review on childhood obesity by: obesity is a growing problem among us children in 1994, one in five children between the ages of 6 and 17 was overweight this is double the rate of 30 years ago (national center for health statistics, 1999) this adverse trend has potentially profound effects. Breastfeeding is suggested to have a small protective effect on childhood obesity later on, but the scientific literature is inconclusive breast-fed babies often have a lower protein and energy intake than formula-fed infants, which likely lowers the risk of a high bmi more research is needed to confirm this.
Interventions to prevent childhood obesity literature review prepared for lucy d' aeth and kerry marshall of the communities team by the information team community & public health november 2013 author: hannah mulrine peer reviewer: dr annabel begg. Was to identify studies in the scientific literature in which the serious game is used as a strategy to prevent and/or treat childhood obesity method: an integrative review the search in the databases resulted in 466 studies, 17 of which were elected for analysis results: the use of serious games for health. Childhood obesity in the us 1 a literature review of childhood obesity in the united states jean galiana.
Aim: at least one in twenty australian school children are obese  the causes and consequences of childhood obesity are well documented this article examines the current literature on obesity management in school-aged, australian children methods: a systematic review was undertaken to examine. Results of the literature search on home-based childhood obesity prevention studies in high-income countries a sum of excluded abstracts exceeds 5600 because reviewers were not required to agree on reasons for exclusion b sum of excluded articles exceeds 470 because reviewers were not required to agree on.
In canada and in quebec in particular, concerted efforts have been made with regard to childhood obesity prevention in this manner human resources, time as well as funding are keys factors the evaluation platform on obesity prevention ( epop) was created in 2010 to evaluate the impact of those interventions jump to. The aim of this literature review is to summarise and synthesise the research base concerning childhood obesity and physical activity, particularly in relation to teachers and schools and within a policy context of the uk the review investigates childhood obesity, physical activity, physical education, the role of teachers, the. This selection of papers dictated the key areas of discussion such as the acknowledged factors in childhood obesity findings: although childhood obesity may be related to specific cultural and national circumstances, universal themes emerged from the literature review these include social factors, exercise, advertising,.
A literature review undertaken on preventing obesity in children aged 5 results the review confirms that of interventions remain a priority the findings in this review support the recommendations in the national institute for health and clinical excellence (nice) guidelines on obesity childhood obesity. Ben-sefer e, ben-natan m & ehrenfeld m (2009) childhood obesity: current literature, policy and implications for practice international nursing review 56, 166–173 the problem: in most of the industrialized world, a childhood obesity epidemic is evident, with the numbers rising each year purpose: to discuss.