Poster Session  |   November 2018
Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy in Addressing Childhood Obesity: A Thematic Synthesis
Author Affiliations
  • University of Indianapolis
Article Information
Obesity / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy in Addressing Childhood Obesity: A Thematic Synthesis
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515233p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO3024
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211515233p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO3024
Abstract

Date Presented 4/19/2018

A thematic synthesis of the literature was conducted to determine the role of occupational therapy in addressing childhood obesity. Evidence-based intervention strategies were found that address three themes: nutrition, physical activity, and healthy lifestyle behaviors.

Primary Author and Speaker: Beth Ann Walker

Additional Authors and Speakers: McKenzie Arondelli, Danielle Brendle, Rachel Clark, Amanda Green, and Stacey Klene