TITLE

GUESS WHAT F IS FOR? FAT

AUTHOR(S)
Wallis, Claudia; Barnes, Steve; Friedhoff, Stefanie
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Time;9/15/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 11, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how public schools in Arkansas have decided to issue students health report cards in order to help curb the statewide obesity problem. Consideration of how the health reports will be mailed to the child's home; Focus on the lunchroom and the gym at schools; Calculation of body mass index; Problems associated with kids being weighed in school; Plans to develop and expand the fitness evaluations in schools.
ACCESSION #
10759239

 

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