A published CHOICES overview paper discusses the rigorous methods behind four preventive childhood obesity strategies that were found to be more cost-effective than existing clinical interventions to treat obesity.
Our study, which found that more than half of all children and adolescents in the United States are not adequately hydrated at any given time, has been featured in national media coverage. Continue reading
OSNAP featured on Afterschool Alliance’s blog, Afterschool Snack:
New tools and resources from the PRC to help limit children’s screen time.
We frequently hear from parents about the challenges of limiting the amount of time children spend in front of the television, computers, video games, smartphones, and tablets. Technology can be educational and fun. But, children are spending more and more time in front of all these different screens. Too much exposure can have a negative effect on their eating habits, schoolwork, and sleep. Healthy kids need healthy limits on their screen time. Continue reading
The OSNAP Online Learning Community brings together afterschool staff to work through the process of making practice, policy, and environmental changes in their programs.
Join afterschool and out-of-school time programs from across the country to improve children’s physical activity, nutrition, and screen time habits in your program!