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1 Elevator Aversion
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.4
2/17/2012 Living in a country with the highest rate of obesity in the world is not surprising. Lines of students waiting at elevators, instead of using the stairs, is certainly an indicator of the problem.
2 UNI to host health walk
Public Relations News Release 2011:69, p.1
10/5/2011 UNI will be part of the state wide initiative "Start Somewhere Walk" headed by Governor Terry Branstad to make Iowa one of the top five healthiest states in the country.
3 Childhood obesity
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:40, p.7
3/1/2011 Schools need to revise school lunches, enhance nutrition education, and increase physical activity among children. Children are exposed to more sedentary activities than children of previous decades.
4 'Kids in the Kitchen' program teaches students healthy nutrition.
Public Relations News Release 2010:205, p.1
2/7/2011 The Price Lab School Grassroots Café school lunch program is partnering with Hy-Vee Chef Jim Nadeau to present "Kids in the Kitchen." This healthy cooking initiative is part of Michelle Obama's "Chefs into Schools" program.
5 UNI forum on physical education reform brings national and international experts to Grundy Center
Public Relations News Release 2009:445, p.1
5/4/2010 The forum will feature experts in physical education and childhood obesity from around the world to discuss reform in health and physical education programs for K-12 students. List of domestic and international invited delegates.
6 UNI hosts first ever international physical education forum in the U. S.
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.19
4/1/2010 Global Forum for Physical Education looks at childhood obesity.
7 The real reason behind American obesity
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.6
3/2/2010 Fifty-eight million Americans are overweight, with over forty million obese. Fast food is commonly blamed as the culprit. The real blame rests on the shoulders of people. No one forces you to eat.
8 UNI to host first-ever international physical education forum in the U. S.
Public Relations News Release 2009:258, p.1
2/4/2010 Childhood obesity is no longer just a problem in the U. S. According to Ming-Kai Chin, professor of physical education, research studies from the International Obesity Task Force have shown adolescents world-wide show symptoms of obesity.
9 Slow decay of society goes unnoticed
Landhuis--Travis John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.9
9/5/2008 Cites trends of potentially devastating social behavior.
10 Tom Harkin works to combat obesity
Cue--Meleah (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:10, p.3
9/29/2006 HeLP program introduced at the national level aimed at combating childhood obesity and raising health awareness.
11 UNI faculty researching childhood obesity
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
3/8/2006 Several faculty members at UNI are researching and designing activities to address the growing concerns related to youth fitness levels and childhood obesity.
12 Accepting fault for our flabbiness
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:30, p.5
1/21/2005 Believes that citizens need to change their habits to prevent, or reduce, obesity.
13 Is obesity a real epidemic?
Vande Zandschulp--Jessica (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:19, p.7
11/2/2004 Iowa ranks as seventeenth fattest state of the Union; the federal government takes steps to reverse the trend toward obesity; photo.
14 Don't bemoan gas prices
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:56, p.5
6/11/2004 Doubts reasons to become upset at rising gas prices in America.
15 UNI professor asks, "Why is fatness immoral?"
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
3/29/2004 Susan Hill questions cultural views on gluttony.
16 Reasons for dieting a little thin
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:20, p.5
11/7/2003 Does not believe college is a place conducive to dieting.
17 Prevalence of overweight children, adolescents skyrocketing
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.2
10/19/2003 Number of severely obese Americans had risen nearly four times as much from 1986 to 2000.
18 Malcolm Price Laboratory School urges students to walk to school
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/1/2003 "Walk To School Day" is designed to promote regular physical activity among students.
19 No fries with that shake, says UNI professor
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
7/7/2003 Comments on nutrition in fast food.
20 Schools can help kids get healthy
Public Relations News Release 2002:546, p.1
5/26/2003 Ways in which schools can promote good health for children are discussed.
21 Slimming incentives
Public Relations News Release 2002:536, p.1
5/19/2003 Incentives for weight loss and how they might be implemented will be discussed.
22 Price Lab gets fitness grant
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:28, p.3
12/13/2002 Price Laboratory School received a grant from the National School Fitness Foundation in the form of fitness equipment.
23 Price Lab instructor says McDonalds can't be blamed for obese kids
Public Relations News Release 2002:224, p.1
11/26/2002 Lori Smith claims that sedentary lifestyles are the major reason for obesity.
24 Food for thought or though for food?
Public Relations News Release 2002:132, p.1
10/21/2002 Michael Klaussen will talk about the food industry and its part in the increase of overweight Americans.
25 Diet or disease?
Public Relations News Release 2001:269, p.1
1/28/2002 Joan Thompson will share her opinion concerning whether or not Medicare should cover obesity as a disease.
26 The fat doesn't fall far from the tree
Public Relations News Release 2000:238, p.1
2/12/2001 Nancy Hamilton discusses the link between child obesity and adult obesity.
27 Overweight children more likely to have health problems
Public Relations News Release 2000:182, p.1
12/1/2000 Nancy Hamilton explains the connection between today's lifestyles and obesity in children.
28 Here's the skinny on holiday eating pressures
Richardson--Robyn A. (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:26, p.11
12/3/1999 Counseling Center offers a workshop and additional help to those concerned about their body weight and the upcoming holidays; photo.
29 Beauty is only skin deep
Northern Iowan 87:29, p.3
12/14/1990 Student empathizes with author of article on overweight women.
30 Obesity seen as a possible detriment to businesses.
Public Relations News Release 1988:452, p.1
5/30/1988 Michael Klassen studied the perceptions of some 1,000 young consumers, and found that most of them believed that obese salesperson would not be effective in selling them a product or service, and would reflect poorly on the management of their company.
31 Special kitchen prepares diets for diabetics, obese, anemic
College Eye 41:29, p.2
5/5/1950 The diet kitchen prepares meals for twenty-five people.

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