09.07.2014

JSAMS June 2014 (Vol. 17, Issue 4)

With Australia’s obesity level now growing at one of the fastest rates in the world, and one in four children either overweight or obese, junk food sponsorship of community and national sport has been identified as a major contributor to our expanding waist lines. Sports Medicine Australia spoke to Dr Bridget Kelly of the University of Wollongong recently to discuss her research into Australian children’s exposure to unhealthy food and drink messages during community sport.

View article: Population estimates of Australian children’s exposure to food and beverage sponsorship of sports clubs.