Dr Stephanie Partridge
|Institute:||University of Sydney|
Prevention of obesity in young people using text messages
Obesity is one of the greatest health challenges facing today’s adolescents, who now account for the largest global population segment (>25%).
In Australia, over 30% of adolescents (13 to 18 years) are overweight or obese. Weight gain during adolescence is related to heart disease, cancer, and diabetes in later life.
Implementing accessible obesity…