Date of Award

Spring 5-4-2018

Document Type

Capstone Paper

Degree Name

Masters of Science in Leadership Education: Sport Management

Department

Leadership Education

First Advisor

Dr. Barbara Holmes

Abstract

This study explored educational leaders’ perspectives on childhood obesity and its effect on absenteeism and school performance and possible measures taken in the future to combat this. This study demonstrated the importance of leaders’ perspectives on childhood obesity and absenteeism in elementary classrooms, the nutrition education that is given to students and their families, and possible measures that should be taken in the future to combat childhood obesity in the nation’s elementary schools.

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