The Measures Project identifies and recommends a set of strategies and associated measurements that communities and local governments can use to plan and monitor environmental and policy-level changes for obesity prevention.
Visit this page on the National Cancer Institute website to search the National Cancer Institute bibliography of Risk Factor Monitoring & Methods Branch publications. If available, links to abstracts and to PubMed or other Web pages for publications will be provided in the search results.
Instruments used in articles included in this web compilation have been made available by the authors, and are listed based on the appropriate food environment (i.e., food store, restaurant, school, and/or worksite) and by author name.
The 2007 California Childhood Obesity Conference (CCOC ‘07), held in Anaheim, California, addressed the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. The primary focus was on prevention strategies aimed at high risk and low-income communities.
Obesity: Dietary and Developmental Influences, available through CRC Press, book provides researchers, health practitioners and policy makers alike with the latest evidence about this modern-day epidemic. Included in the book are:
- A synopsis of the diet most likely to protect against the development of obesity
- The roles of growth and developmental periods in obesity development