Session 30:
Overweight and Obesity in Children and Youth

Thursday, May 3
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Union Square 23-24
Fourth Floor

Chair: Jennifer A. Turchi, University of Iowa
Discussant: Kathleen M. Ziol-Guest, Cornell University

  1. Body Weight Trajectories and College Completion: The Role of Non-Cognitive Trait as Sources of ResilienceYen-hsin Alice Cheng, Academia Sinica

  2. Sick and Stuck: The Legacy of Obesity and Disconnectedness among Transitioning AdultsHilary M. Dotson, University of South Florida

  3. Does Obesity Lead to Poor School Performance? Estimates from Propensity Score MatchingHongyun Han, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  4. Overweight in Adolescence Is Associated with Later Life Functional LimitationsSarinnapha Vasunilashorn, Princeton University; Melissa L. Martinson, Princeton University

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