Flashcards in Quiz 2- Chapter 14 Deck (13)
First Lady Michelle Obama highlighted what in her "Let's Move Campaign"?
A child or adolescent is overweight if he or she is more than what percent over his or her ideal weight?
National Institute of Health
Body Mass Index
Criteria for a diagnosis of obesity is a BMI of what?
30 or greater
The methods used to estimate body fat and body fat distribution include what?
Measurements of skin-fold thickness and waist circumference, calculation of waist-to-hip circumference ratios, and procedures such as ultrasonography and computed tomography (CT)
Early onset obesity is a symptom that occurs in what chromosomal syndromes?
Mendelian syndromes, Prader Willi syndrome, Albright heredity osteodystrophy, and Bardet Biedel syndrome
Environmental factors (social, economic, cultural and physical) leading to obesity could be....
Family and peer relationships, attitudes, education, ethnicity, and behaviors, school/community environments and societal attitudes. They influence activity patterns, eating behaviors and attitudes toward food, physical activity, leisure choices, and personal weight.
Poor body image has been shown to predict what other problems in girls?
Poor psychological function
OT for children and adolescents who are obese may be categorized into 3 areas:
1. Obesity due to genetic or metabolic disorders
2. Obesity secondary to developmental, congenital or chronic health disorders
3. Obesity as a primary disorder
Individual's perception of his or her own capabilities.
T/F- Using foods as incentives or rewards or to comfort is a primary intervention used for infants with special needs.
False- Children develop likes and dislikes of foods and eating patterns (when and how much) in the first 5 years of life. Avoid using foods as incentives.