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The Resource The weight of the nation : confronting America's obesity epidemic, HBO Documentary Films and The Institute of Medicine ; in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... [et al.] ; producer, Sarah Teale ; HBO, (videorecording)

The weight of the nation : confronting America's obesity epidemic, HBO Documentary Films and The Institute of Medicine ; in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... [et al.] ; producer, Sarah Teale ; HBO, (videorecording)

Label
The weight of the nation : confronting America's obesity epidemic
Title
The weight of the nation
Title remainder
confronting America's obesity epidemic
Statement of responsibility
HBO Documentary Films and The Institute of Medicine ; in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... [et al.] ; producer, Sarah Teale ; HBO
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Disc 1. Part 1. Consequences: "Examines the scope of the obesity epidemic and explores the serious health consequences of being overweight or obese."--Container
  • Disc 1. Part 2. Choices: "Offers viewers the skinny on fat, revealing what science has shown about how to lose weight, maintain weight loss and prevent weight gain."--Container
  • Disc 2. Part 3. Children in Crisis: "Documents the damage obesity is doing to our nation's children. Through individual stories, this film describes how the strong forces at work in our society are causing children to consume too many calories and expend too little energy; tackling subjects from school lunches to the decline of physical education, the demise of school recess and the marketing of unhealthy food to children."--Container
  • Disc 2. Part 4. "Examines the major driving forces causing the obesity epidemic, including agriculture, economics, evolutionary biology, food marketing, racial and socioeconomic disparities, physical inactivity, American food culture, and the strong influence of the food and beverage industry."--Container
Cataloging source
NLM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Dyanna Taylor ; original music, Wendy Blackstone, Adam Dorn, Daniel Freiberg
Dewey number
362.196/39800973
Intended audience
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • CHV rating: PG
Language note
  • English or dubbed Spanish dialogue; optional Spanish, English or French subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Participants not identified
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hoffman, John
  • Chaykin, Dan
  • Teale, Sarah
  • Hoffman, John
  • HBO Documentary Films
  • Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
  • Center for Disease Control
  • National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
276
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity
  • Food habits
  • Public health
  • Food habits
  • Obesity
  • Public health
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The weight of the nation : confronting America's obesity epidemic, HBO Documentary Films and The Institute of Medicine ; in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... [et al.] ; producer, Sarah Teale ; HBO, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Developed in partnership with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) at the National Academies of Science, in association with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and with support from Kaiser Permanente and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, The Weight of the Nation is one of the largest public health campaigns on obesity the nation has seen to date
  • Originally broadcast in 2012
  • Disc 3 has bonus shorts (over four hours of additional material), including twelve comprehensive segments, such as Healthy mom, healthy baby: the risks of excess weight, Obesity and type 2 diabetes, Stigma: the human cost of obesity, and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Challenges
  • directed by Dan Chaykin ; produced by Dan Chaykin, John Hoffman ; editors, Paula Heredia ... [et al.]
  • disc 3. Bonus shorts:
  • Healthy mom, healthy baby: the risks of excess weight
  • Obesity and type 2 diabetes
  • Latino health access: a model of community action
  • Nashville takes action: a city battles obesity
  • Can a lifetime of excess weight lead to heart disease?
  • Poverty and obesity: why healthy food isn't an option
  • Stigma: the human cost of obesity
  • Disc 1. pt. 1.
  • Overweight in the workplace: how wellness programs can help the American workplace
  • The quest to understand the biology of weight loss
  • Is weight something we inherit?
  • Healthy foods and obesity prevention: increasing markets for fruit and vegetable farmers
  • Obesity research and the National Institute of Health
  • Consequences
  • produced by John Hoffman ; editor, Paula Heredia. pt. 2.
  • Choices
  • directed by Dan Chaykin ; produced by Dan Chaykin, John Hoffman ; editor, Jennifer McGarrity
  • disc 2. pt. 3.
  • Children in crisis
  • produced by John Hoffman ; editor, Paula Heredia. pt. 4.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (276 min.)
Isbn
9780780695085
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929242887
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4000036057
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)799874338
  • 750888
  • (OCoLC)ocn799874338
  • 750888
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, 16:9 aspect ratio, Dolby Digital, 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The weight of the nation : confronting America's obesity epidemic, HBO Documentary Films and The Institute of Medicine ; in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... [et al.] ; producer, Sarah Teale ; HBO, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Developed in partnership with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) at the National Academies of Science, in association with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and with support from Kaiser Permanente and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, The Weight of the Nation is one of the largest public health campaigns on obesity the nation has seen to date
  • Originally broadcast in 2012
  • Disc 3 has bonus shorts (over four hours of additional material), including twelve comprehensive segments, such as Healthy mom, healthy baby: the risks of excess weight, Obesity and type 2 diabetes, Stigma: the human cost of obesity, and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Challenges
  • directed by Dan Chaykin ; produced by Dan Chaykin, John Hoffman ; editors, Paula Heredia ... [et al.]
  • disc 3. Bonus shorts:
  • Healthy mom, healthy baby: the risks of excess weight
  • Obesity and type 2 diabetes
  • Latino health access: a model of community action
  • Nashville takes action: a city battles obesity
  • Can a lifetime of excess weight lead to heart disease?
  • Poverty and obesity: why healthy food isn't an option
  • Stigma: the human cost of obesity
  • Disc 1. pt. 1.
  • Overweight in the workplace: how wellness programs can help the American workplace
  • The quest to understand the biology of weight loss
  • Is weight something we inherit?
  • Healthy foods and obesity prevention: increasing markets for fruit and vegetable farmers
  • Obesity research and the National Institute of Health
  • Consequences
  • produced by John Hoffman ; editor, Paula Heredia. pt. 2.
  • Choices
  • directed by Dan Chaykin ; produced by Dan Chaykin, John Hoffman ; editor, Jennifer McGarrity
  • disc 2. pt. 3.
  • Children in crisis
  • produced by John Hoffman ; editor, Paula Heredia. pt. 4.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (276 min.)
Isbn
9780780695085
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929242887
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
4000036057
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)799874338
  • 750888
  • (OCoLC)ocn799874338
  • 750888
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen, 16:9 aspect ratio, Dolby Digital, 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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