Childhood Obesity

Examination of muscle morphology and neuromuscular function in normal weight and overfat children aged 7 to 10 years

July 12, 2018

Trent J. Herda, Eric D. Ryan, Martin Kohlmeier, Michael A. Trevino, Gena R. Gerstner, Erica J. Roelofs.  Examination of muscle morphology and neuromuscular function in normal weight and overfat children aged 7 to 10 years. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13256 First published: 30 June 2018 Author Affiliations Neuromechanics Laboratory, University of KansasLawrence, […]

Nutrition researcher: Family plays vital role in reducing childhood obesity

February 12, 2013

By: Sarah Campbell, Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — An associate professor with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently kicked off the sixth annual Appetite for Life Academy lecture series with information about the role family plays in childhood obesity. “It’s hard to find a topic that’s more in the public mind than childhood […]

Healthy Connections

February 11, 2012

NC State News Center CALS graduate student Amanda Draut and fellow Kannapolis Scholars host conference to improve communication about childhood obesity. N.C. State University graduate student Amanda Draut has made great strides toward the career she describes as “a food product developer with a nutritional spin,” since she arrived at the College of Agriculture and […]