Adolescents sleep, screen-time, and physical activity guidelines in the United Kingdom

Researchers in the UK have examined sleep, screen-time (ST) and moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) guidelines and their association with physical, social and mental health outcomes in adolescents.

30/08/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

How to talk to children with obesity

Weight stigma is a problem among children and adolescents. This has a number of health consequences including depression, low self-esteem, social isolation, poorer school performance, binge eating, decreased physical activity and worsening obesity. 

23/11/2017   by Sarah Cassidy  

Intervention tackling adolescent obesity

A new report looks at the outcomes of The Australian Capital Territory "It’s your Move!" (ACT IYM) intervention carried out between 2012 and 2014.

16/08/2017   by Sarah Cassidy  

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