Chicago project uses ecological approach to obesity prevention

Pediatr Ann. 2004 Jan;33(1):55-7, 62-3. doi: 10.3928/0090-4481-20040101-13.


CLOCC may be useful as a model for local, cooperative, overweight-prevention efforts that involve researchers, clinicians, and public health advocates in complementary and shared work. It employs an ecological approach and is guided by an understanding of critical periods in the development of overweight in childhood.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Chicago
  • Child
  • Ecology / methods
  • Health Promotion / methods*
  • Humans
  • Models, Organizational
  • Models, Theoretical*
  • Obesity / prevention & control*
  • Program Development / methods*
  • Risk Factors
  • Urban Health / trends