Prevention, Assessment & Treatment of Childhood Obesity

Department of Pediatrics and Nutrition Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Videotaped presentations recorded on April 16, 2007.

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Overview of Pediatric Overweight: The Etiology Continuum (MP4 – 162 MB)
Jamie Stang, PhD, RD – Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Wellness Policies, Vending and Legislation (MP4 – 398 MB)
Tracy Fox, MPH, RD – Nutrition Policy Consultant – Food, Nutrition & Policy Consultants, LLC , Bethesda, MD

Eat Smart, Move More: A Public Health Intervention (MP4 – 249 MB)
Sheree Vodicka, MA, RD, LDN – Healthy Weight Communications Coordinator, Phycisal Activity and Nutrition Branch, Division of Public Health, NC Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, NC

School Based Intervention Programs (MP4 – 452 MB)
Debra Kibbe, MS, PHR – ILSI Research Foundation Center for Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA

Behavioral Change Counseling / Motivational Interviewing in Pediatrics Clinical Settings

The Impact of Media on Children: Counseling Strategies that can Help Families (MP4 – 353 MB)
David Walsh, PhD – President, National Institute on Media and the Family, Minneapolis, MN

Behavioral Counseling: Understanding the process (MP4 – 450 MB)
Jamie Stang, PhD, RD

Behavioral Counseling: Evaluating Stages of Change (MP4 – 254 MB)
Jamie Stang, PhD, RD

Putting it all together (e.g., how can I do this in 15 minutes or less) – (MP4 – 150 MB)
Bonnie Spear, PhD, RD – Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Group Intervention

Health Works: The nuts and bolts of a hospital and community intervention program (MP4 – 385 MB)
Shelley Kirk, PhD, RD – Nutrition Coordinator, Division of Adolescent Medicine; Center Director for HealthWorks! Weight Management Program for Children and Adolescents, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

What Parents and Teens have to say (MP4 – 190 MB)

Other programs (MP4 – 340 MB)
Debra Kibbe, MS, PHR

Clinical Care

Prevention, Assessment and Treatment in Childhood Obesity: Report from the AMA expert Committee (MP4 – 258 MB)
Bonnie Spear, PhD, RD

Healthy Lifestyles Study: A primary Care Intervention Project (MP4 – 185 MB)
Chris Reinold, MPH, RD – Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA

Individual Interventions

Medical Assessment and Intervention (MP4 – 228 MB)
Rick Trowbridge, MD, MSc – President – Consultant in Nutrition and Public Health, Trowbridge & Associates, Inc. , Atlanta, GA

Nutrition Assessment and Intervention (MP4 – 368 MB)
Nancy Copperman, MS, RD – Pediatric Nutritionist, Schneider’s Children’s Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY

Physical Activity Assessment and Intervention (MP4 – 270 MB)
Connie Cushing, PT – PT/OT, The Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Behavioral Assessment and Intervention (MP4 – 348 MB)
Heather Austin, PhD – Pediatric Psychologist, The Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

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