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Adolescent Health, Wellness, and Safety

Association for Middle Level Education (ALME), 2006. (web article)

A research summary from the NMSA addressing the specific health, wellness, and safety needs of adolescents.

A Policy-Based School Intervention to Prevent Overweight and Obesity

Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2008. (web article)

A multi-component school-based intervention can be effective in preventing the development of overweight among children in grades 4 through 6 in urban public schools with a high proportion of children eligible for free and reduced-priced school meals.

A Supersize Problem

Education Update, ASCD, 2007. (web article)

U.S. schools are increasingly adopting wellness policies to tackle the problem of overweight students.

A National Snapshot of Local School Wellness Policies

Journal of School Health, American School Health Association (ASHA), 2008. (article, available for purchase)

The study finds schools need assistance in staff development, implementation, revision, and evaluation of wellness policies as mandated by the federal government.

Child Trends DataBank: Young Adults

Child Trends, 2012. (web resource)

The Child Trends Databank is a one-stop source for the latest national trends and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being. This information is provided by Child Trends, a national leader in the field for over 30 years.

Child Trends DataBank: Adolescents

Child Trends, 2012. (web resource)

The child Trends Databank is a one-stop source for the latest national trends and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being. This information is provided by Child Trends, a national leader in the field for over 30 years.

Child Trends DataBank: Infants and Young Children

Child Trends, 2012. (web resource)

The Child Trends Databank is a one-stop source for the latest national trends and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being. This information is provided by Child Trends, a national leader in the field for over 30 years.

Child Trends DataBank

Child Trends, 2012. (web resource)

The Child Trends Databank is a one-stop source for the latest national trends and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being. This information is provided by Child Trends, a national leader in the field for over 30 years.

2009 Health and Wellness Best Practices Guide for Colorado School Districts

Colorado Legacy Foundation, 2009. (PDF, 24 pgs.)

Designed for administrators, school board members, parents and community members, this online guide highlights school district level best practices for healthy schools, students and staff. A shorter version of this guide is available for download in English and Spanish.

Alliance School Beverage Guidelines Final Progress Report

American Beverage Association, 2010. (PDF, 24 pgs.)

The beverage industry continues to significantly cut calories in schools in the final report of a three-year implementation period of the national School Beverage Guidelines. The guidelines limit portion sizes and reduce the number of calories available to children during the school day.

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