World Obesity Federation

New SCOPE modules on childhood obesity

NewsNew SCOPE modules on childhood obesity

We are delighted to announce the release of a new learning path focusing on the diagnosis, treatment and management of children and adolescents with obesity. Developed in partnership with the European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG), Childhood Obesity: From Diagnosis to Treatment is now available to access via the SCOPE E-Learning platform.


Consisting of six modules authored by leading experts, the modules provide an essential insight into the early risk factors for obesity in children and adolescents, the impact of diet, fitness and psychological issues, the comorbidities associated with child and adolescent obesity, and the growing impact of the double burden of malnutrition. The course provides detailed treatment plans to allow health professionals to set effective goals and objectives for their child and adolescent patients.

The full list of modules included is as follows:

  1. Early Risk Factors and Interpretation of Growth Charts
  2. The Nutritional Management of Obesity
  3. Physical Fitness in Children and Adolescents
  4. Psychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents
  5. Complications of Childhood Obesity
  6. The Double Burden of Malnutrition

Childhood Obesity: From Diagnosis to Treatment can be accessed for £50, with a 50% discount available to World Obesity members and citizens of low-and-middle income countries. You can enrol today via SCOPE E-Learning, or click the button below to find out more!

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Click the link below to find out more about our new modules on childhood obesity!