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Let's Move UAC


Let's Move UAC

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  • 1. Nutrition and Physical Activity Strategies that Make a Difference in Childhood Obesity
    SharolynJackson, Extension Specialist
    Gayle Price, Extension Specialist
  • 2. This session will cover the following
    • Review Childhood Obesity trends and current research.
    • 3. Overview of White House Task Force Report and the
    Let’s Move Campaign.
    • Recommendations to address Childhood Obesity
    • 4. Nutrition and Healthy Food Choices
    • 5. Physical Activity
    • 6. Overview of the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act
    Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
  • 7. Obesity is estimated to cause how many deaths per year in the United States?
  • 8. “Because of the increasing rates of obesity, unhealthy eating habits and physical inactivity, we may see the first generation that will be less healthy and have shorter life expectancy than their parents.”
    Testimony before United State Senate
    Richard H. Carmona, M.D., F.A.C.S.,17th Surgeon General of the United States, 2002
  • 9. Excess weight in childhood is costly and is currently estimated to equal ____ in direct medical cost per year?
    1 billion
    3 billion
    4.2 billion
    6 billion
  • 10. How many Americans ages 17–24 do not qualify for military service because they are overweight or obese?
  • 11. Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 2009
    (*BMI ≥30, or ~ 30 lbs. overweight for 5’ 4” person)
    No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
  • 12. Percent of Children Ages 10-17 Classified as Overweight or Obese, by State: 2007
  • 13.
  • 14. National Efforts
    White House Task Force
    on Childhood Obesity
    Report to the
  • 15.
  • 16. Intervention Strategies for Childhood Obesity
    • Eat more fruits and vegetables.
    • 17. Cut back on sugar.
    • 18. Eat breakfast daily.
    • 19. Limit portion sizes.
    • 20. Eat most meals at home and eat fewer fast food meals.
    • 21. Eat meals together as a family.
  • Intervention Strategies for Childhood Obesity
    • Be Active- Get recommended amount of physical activity each day.
    • 22. Limit screen time.
    • 23. No TVs in children’s rooms
    • 24. Energy In = Energy Out
  • Physical Inactivity and Unhealthy Dietary Behaviors and Academic Achievement
    2009 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
    Students with higher grades are less like to:
    Be physically inactive
    Engage in unhealthy dietary behaviors
  • 25. Eat Healthy
    Food and Nutrition
    Healthy Schools
  • 26. Healthy Schools
    • Update nutrition standards with current Dietary Guidelines.
    • 27. Participate in the Healthier US School Challenge.
    • 28. Increase resources for school meals.
    • 29. Increase nutrition education in schools.
    • 30. Implement strong school wellness policies.
    Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice!
  • 31. The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) is a voluntary initiative to recognize those schools participating in the National School Lunch Program that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity. 
  • 32. “We enjoyed the HealthierUS Schools Challenge and would encourage any other school to participate because it brought awareness and helped to focus on healthier alternatives. Sometimes we get stuck in a rut and this challenges you to try new things.”
    • Jackie Pierce, Food Service Manager
    • 33. Sublette, KS
    Silver Award Recipient
  • 34. Childhood Obesity
    Our young people live in a social and physical environment that makes it easy to be sedentary and inconvenient to be active.
  • 35. How many high school students meet the current recommendations of 60 minutes of daily physical activity?
    Fewer than 1 in 5
    Approximately 1 in 2
    Approximately 1 in 3
    Approximately 1 in 4
  • 36. How much time to adolescents spend, per day, watching television, DVDs, movies, using a computer, or using a mobile device like a cell phone or MP3 player?
    Two hours
    3-4 hours
    Approximately 6 hours
    More than 7 hours
  • 37. Get Active
    Physical Activity
  • 38. Get Active-
    Physical Activity
    Children need 60 minutes of active and vigorous play everyday.
    Increase opportunities for kids to be physically active – in and out of school – and for families to be active and moving together.
  • 39. Get Active-
    Physical Activity
    Active Families
    • 60 minutes of activity doesn’t have to occur all at once
    • 40. Families should encourage physical activity
    • 41. Limit screen time, no TV in child’s room
    • 42. House rule – no sitting still during commercials
    • 43. Be active together
    • 44. Encourage schools to hold recess prior to lunch
    • 45. Be sure children get the sleep they need
  • Get Active-
    Physical Activity
    Active Schools
    • Create infrastructure and policies that increase access and increase physical activity
    • 46. Maintain strong PE programs
    • 47. Provide variety of activities/specific skills so that students can be active throughout the day/year
    • 48. Qualified school professionals trained in teaching methods to engage students in PE
  • Get Active-
    Physical Activity
    Lets Move Outside
    U.S. Departments of the Interior (DOI) and Agriculture (USDA) leading coordinated effort to get kids moving outside.
  • 49.
    Promote active and healthy lifestyles in a fun and challenging way – for children in grades 1 through 6.
  • 50. Follow the adventures of Wally and Zara!
  • 51. Children Hear – Newsletter and discussion topics encourage them to make healthy lifestyle choices.
    Children See – Teachers, parents, leaders reinforce what children learn.
    Children Do – Participate in healthy behaviors to earn Walk Kansas miles.
  • 52. Children receive Walk Kansas miles for:
    Being physically active
    Activities with a family member
    Watching less TV
    Preparing and eating healthy snacks
    Drinking water, juice or milk
    Eating a fruit or vegetable
    Eating a lean meat
  • 53.
    A team-based program that will help participants lead a healthier life by being more active, making better nutrition choices, and learning positive ways to deal with stress.
  • 54. Walk Kansas participants report:
    98% reporting met PA goal; 73% confident they could continue
    40% added strengthening exercises
    80% increased fruit/veg consumption
    Physical and mental changes: Increased energy (65%), better attitude (49%), improved sleep (41%), reduced weight (41%), increase muscle strength (40%), increased flexibility (30%), better stress management (30%)
  • 55. How far would you need to walk to burn off 10 M & M chocolate candies?
    Four blocks
    Length of 10 football fields
    One-half mile
    One lap around FB field
  • 56. Instant Recess … everybody needs a little push
    ▪ Instant Recess: 10-minute bouts of physical activity
    ▪ Toni Yancey, MD, MPH, Professor – UCLA School of Public Health
    ▪ Appointed by First Lady Michelle Obama to the Board of Partnership for a Healthier America, the non-profit that is guiding the Let’s Move Campaign
  • 57. School Wellness
    Wellness Policy
    Child Nutrition & Wellness
    Kansas State Dept. of Education
  • 58. Advances in Kansas
    Physical Activity
    Nutrition Education
  • 59. Resources
    • K-State Research and Extension
    • 60. Sensible Snacks
    • 61. Sugar- It All Adds UP
    • 62. Shake the Salt Habit
    • 63. Now Showing – When Bigger Isn’t Better
    • 64. Instant Recess DVDs
    • 65. Fuel Up to Play 60 School Wellness Program – Funding Support available
  • Nutrition and Physical Activity Strategies that Make a Difference in Childhood Obesity
    Sharolyn Jackson, Extension Specialist
    Gayle Price, Extension Specialist