Implementing behaviour change for healthier lifestyles in obese children

@inproceedings{Gately2013ImplementingBC,
  title={Implementing behaviour change for healthier lifestyles in obese children},
  author={Paul J Gately and C. Paul Curtis},
  year={2013}
}
Obesity is a major public health issue, the scale and consequences of which suggest the need for comprehensive action. It would appear that there is an imbalance between the investment in primary prevention and in secondary prevention in the form of obesity treatment. It is possible that this imbalance has contributed to our lack of progress in treating obese children effectively and at scale. We propose that an obesity centre of excellence that focuses resources on practice-based evidence on… CONTINUE READING