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Supportive Environments for Learning: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Within Comprehensive School Health

Food Environment A supplement issue of published articles on healthy school policies from the Canadian Journal of Public Health. It is comprised of a collection of seven articles published by Canadian and international experts on evidence and policy options from 2008. Healthy eating and physical activity policies in the school setting benefit children and youth as they are heavily influenced by the environment. The articles are as follow: 1) Comprehensive School health in Canada; 2) Policy Options to Support Physical Activity in Schools; 3) Policy Options to Support Healthy Eating in Schools; 4) Facilitating Health and Education Sector Collaboration in Support of Comprehensive School Health; 5) Stakeholder Engagement for Improved School Policy: Development and Implementation; 6) Monitoring and Evaluating School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies; and 7) Diet and Physical Activity in Schools: Perspectives from the Implementation of the WHO Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.
Author:
Canadian Journal of Public Health
Category:
Report
Topics:
Food Environment, Healthy Eating, Physical Activity
Setting:
School, Cafeteria/Canteen
Age:
Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
National