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Calories In, Calories Out: Food and Exercise in Public Elementary Schools, 2005

NCES 2006-057
May 2006


  • Burgeson C., Wechsler H., Brener, N., Young, J., and Spain, C. (2001). Physical Education and Activity: Results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2000. Journal of School Health, 71(7): 279-293.
  • Institute of Medicine, Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth. (2005). Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2005). Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office. (2005). School Meal Programs: Competitive Foods Are Widely Available and Generate Substantial Revenues for Schools (GAO-05-563). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Accountability Office.