Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Childhood Obesity PreventionInternational Research, Controversies and Interventions$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jennifer A. O'Dea and Michael Eriksen

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199572915

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 25 June 2019

Issues of teacher training in the prevention of eating disorders and childhood obesity in schools

Issues of teacher training in the prevention of eating disorders and childhood obesity in schools

Chapter:
(p.56) Chapter 5 Issues of teacher training in the prevention of eating disorders and childhood obesity in schools
Source:
Childhood Obesity Prevention
Author(s):

Zali Yager

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0005

This chapter provides an overview of the many issues that surround teacher training for childhood obesity and eating disorder prevention, including issues of professional knowledge, personal attitudes and behaviours, and bias against overweight. A discussion of how best to train both pre-service and practicing teachers to combine efforts for the prevention of eating disorders and obesity in schools follows.

Keywords:   teachers, education, schools, eating disorders, obesity, children

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .