K-12 Education: School-Based Physical Education and Sports Programs
||U.S. Government Accountability Office, |
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $15.99|
| Book Description: |
According to CDC, approximately 12.5 million children aged 2 to 19 years are obese.6 The prevalence of obesity among children and adolescents has nearly tripled since 1980. Childhood obesity can cause a number of harmful effects on health, including high blood pressure and cholesterol, breathing problems and asthma, and increased risk of type II diabetes. This rise in obesity-related health conditions also introduces added economic costs.