Recess Activities of the Week (RAW): Promoting Free Time Physical Activity to Combat Childhood Obesity

@article{Sinclair2008RecessAO,
  title={Recess Activities of the Week (RAW): Promoting Free Time Physical Activity to Combat Childhood Obesity},
  author={C. Sinclair and M. B. Stellino and J. Partridge},
  journal={Strategies},
  year={2008},
  volume={21},
  pages={21 - 24}
}
  • C. Sinclair, M. B. Stellino, J. Partridge
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Strategies
  • Obesity among Americans is increasing at epidemic rates (Mokdad e t al. 2000; Must et al. 1999). Childhood obesity in particular is of major concern. Childhood obesity and inactivity levels among young Americans have risen steadily over the last few decades. Data indicates that over the last 40 years the prevalence of obesity among children has increased by 54 percent (Gortmaker, Dietz, Sobol, & Wehler, 1987; Ross & Pate, 1987). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 18.8… CONTINUE READING

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