Positive Patterns for Life
hEALTH AND NUTRITION EDUCATION SERVICES for FAMILIEs / childcare providers / ECE / healthcare providers
BACK IN WHACK PROGRAM COMPONENTS
Research has established that multicomponent pediatric weight management programs have proven to be the most effect means of treatment for childhood obesity 1, 3, 15. Successful pediatric weight management programs contain four vital program components 1, 4. The Back in Whack Program contains all four of these vital program components as follows:
Nutrition component that provides:
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Physical activity component that:
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Behavioral change component that:
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Parent involvement is essential for the success of weight management programs for children. Teens who have parental support experience higher rates of success. The parent training component provides information to parents about:
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ClickHERElearn about key habits that contribute to the development of unhealthy weights (high BMIs) in youth.
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