2018
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2018.03.001
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Melody Schaeffer, Claire Cioni, Jill Schnurbusch, Nicole Kozma, Sarah Reinhold, Nila Garba

Abstract: The prevalence of childhood obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States and as of 2014 its prevalence among children ages two to 19 was 17.0%. Without intervention, obese children are at risk for negative health consequences and for the increased likelihood of staying obese through adulthood. St. Louis Children's Hospital provides HTT (Head to Toe), an interactive 12-session fitness, nutrition, and social well-being class focuses on adopting healthier lifestyles through daily exercise, and proper nutrit…

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