Browsing Master's Theses by Subject "Obesity in children--United States"
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GEOGRAPHIC PATTERNS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION PARTICIPATION AND BMI PERCENTILES : HAVE LEGAL MANDATES MADE A DIFFERENCE? (East Carolina University, 2010)Childhood obesity in the United States of America has become a widespread epidemic. Over 30% of children ages 2 to 19 are overweight as classified by their Body Mass Indexes (BMI) (Ogden, Carroll, & Flegal, 2008). Prevention ...