ERIC Number: ED314420
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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The New Why Weight To Shape Up? Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Helping the Overweight Child. A Resource Manual and Curriculum.
Bays, Claudia T.; Hoge, Carol A.
This manual is for use in a school-based program to help overweight students practice eating and exercise behaviors and develop strategies focusing on positive lifestyle choices. The resource guide and curriculum is arranged in three sections: (1) "Get Ready" explains how to use the book; (2) "Get Set" explains the goals for the program and students, gives complete directions for organizing the peer support program, provides tools for assessment of the child at risk, describes the three life area concepts in detail and describes how to use the lesson format of compliments, lesson body, and physical activity; and (3) "Go" includes a sequence of 15 lessons, which build from simple to complex, building on previous information and concepts. The lessons focus on self-esteem, food choices, and physical activity. (JD)
Descriptors: Body Weight, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Elementary Secondary Education, Exercise, Life Style, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Fitness, Physical Health
Hoge-Bays, P.O. Box 215041, Sacramento, CA 95821 ($27.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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