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

Yager, Zali (2010) Issues of teacher training in the prevention of eating disorders and childhood obesity in schools. In: Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions. O'Dea, Jennifer A and Eriksen, Michael, eds. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 56-66.

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Abstract

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

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9780199572915
Uncontrolled Keywords: teachers, education, schools, eating disorders, obesity, children
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Education
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2013 02:48
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2013 02:48
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/22414
DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.001.0001
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