Can Being Teased Increase Childhood Obesity?
Can Being Teased Increase Childhood Obesity?

Show: Healthy Children - The Talk Show for Parents

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Jacob E. Barkley, Ph.D
Children and Physical Activity
Topic Info
In a small study, researchers found that children who are ostracized, even for a brief period, are significantly more likely to choose sedentary activities over physical activity. Jacob E. Barkley, Ph.D lead author of this study comes on the show to discuss this disturbing trend and advise parents of the ways to help our children cope when they are being made fun of.
Melanie Cole, M.S.
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