Obesity: Reports

This page shows the latest 15 resources to be added to the Obesity reports section of the site. New resources are added as they are published.

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  • Website Health survey for England - 2013
    The Health Survey in England series provides regular information that cannot be obtained from other sources on a range of aspects concerning the public’s health and many of the factors that affect health. The 2013 report ...

    Publisher: Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website National child measurement programme: England, 2013-14 school year
    This report provides high-level analysis of the prevalence of ‘underweight’, ‘healthy weight’, ‘overweight’, ‘obese’ and 'overweight and obese combined' children, in Reception and Year 6, measured in state schools in Eng ...

    Publisher: Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Millennium Cohort Study: initial findings from the age 11 survey
    This report presents the full initial findings from the age 11 survey of the Millennium Cohort Study, including findings on: growing up and independence; family structure and stability; schooling and transition to second ...

    Publisher: Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CSL)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Millennium Cohort Study briefing paper series
    This series of papers summarises the findings from the full report on the MCS age 11 survey. Briefings are available on: growing up and independence, family structure, cognitive development, obesity and overweight, pover ...

    Publisher: Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CSL)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Steps to solving inactivity
    This report presents new findings from the largest national review of physical activity interventions of its kind and puts forward compelling evidence on what is needed to help solve the inactivity epidemic in the UK.

    Publisher: ukactive
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Food marketing and children's dietary preferences: literature update
    This literature update provides an update on published literature on the topic of food marketing and promotion and obesity.

    Publisher: Obesity Learning Centre (OLC)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Changes in children’s BMI between 2006/07 and 2012/13
    This report is the fifth in a series of annual reports which use National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) data to examine the changes in children’s body mass index (BMI) that have taken place since 2006/07.

    Publisher: Public Health England (PHE)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Overcoming obesity: an initial economic analysis
    This paper offers an independent view of the components of a potential strategy to tackle obesity, based on the study of 74 interventions that are being discussed or piloted somewhere around the world to address obesity.

    Publisher: McKinsey Global Institute (MGI)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Healthy patterns for healthy families: removing the hurdles to a healthy family
    This is the first report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood which aims to develop practical policies to reduce the scale of childhood obesity by engaging with a wide variety of interest ...

    Publisher: All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Everybody active, every day: an evidence-based approach to physical activity
    ‘Everybody active, every day’ is a national, evidence-based approach to support all sectors to embed physical activity into the fabric of daily life and make it an easy, cost-effective and ‘normal’ choice in every commun ...

    Publisher: Public Health England (PHE)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website From evidence into action: opportunities to protect and improve the nation’s health
    In this document Public Health England publishes 7 priorities for the next 5 years, including ensuring that every child has the best start in life.

    Publisher: Public Health England (PHE)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website British Nutrition Foundation annual report and accounts 2013-14
    The British Nutrition Foundation's annual report for 2013-14, including reports on their programmes and future plans.

    Publisher: British Nutrition Foundation (BNF)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website The PE and sport premium for primary schools: good practice to maximise effective use of the funding
    The government is providing funding to maintained primary schools and academies that is specifically targeted at improving the provision of physical education (PE) and sport. This report presents the results of a survey ...

    Publisher: Ofsted
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Better health for London: the report of the London Health Commission
    This report is based on a review of health in London and proposes measures to combat the threats posed by tobacco, alcohol, obesity, lack of exercise and pollution, including a section on better health for London’s child ...

    Publisher: London Health Commission
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Careless eating costs lives
    Covering both education and regulation, this report grasps the extent of the obesity explosion and sets out responses to halting progression and reversing the effects of overweight on individual health, employment, socia ...

    Publisher: 2020health
    Published Date: 2014


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