Public health strategies for preventing and controlling overweight and obesity in school and worksite settings: a report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services.

@article{Katz2005PublicHS,
  title={Public health strategies for preventing and controlling overweight and obesity in school and worksite settings: a report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services.},
  author={David L Katz and Meghan O'Connell and Ming-Chin Yeh and Haq Nawaz and Valentine Y Njike and Laurie M Anderson and Stella Cory and William E. Dietz},
  journal={MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 RR-10},
  pages={1-12}
}
Reducing morbidity and mortality related to overweight and obesity is a public health priority. Various interventions in school and worksite settings aim to maintain or achieve healthy weight. To identify effective strategies for weight control that can be implemented in these settings, the Task Force on Community Preventive Services (Task Force) has conducted systematic reviews of the evidence on nutrition, physical activity, combinations of these interventions, and other behavioral… CONTINUE READING

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