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Obesity prevention in primary school settings: evidence from intervention studies

Kain, Juliana, Gao, Yang, Doak, Colleen and Murphy, Simon 2010. Obesity prevention in primary school settings: evidence from intervention studies. In: Waters, Elizabeth, Swinburn, Boyd A., Seidell, Jacob C. and Uauy, Ricardo eds. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Evidence Policy and Practice, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 79-87. (10.1002/9781444318517.ch10)

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Abstract

This chapter contains sections titled: Summary and recommendations for practice; Method; Rationale/importance of primary setting; Defining the primary school settings; Type of Interventions; What has been proven effective; Future perspectives; References

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Cardiff Institute of Society and Health (CISHE)
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
Uncontrolled Keywords: obesity prevention in primary school settings; primary setting importance and obesity prevention in young children; Health Promoting Schools (HPS) program; social and economic development - unhealthy eating patterns; meals and snacks at schools - forming part of child's overall diet; school's physical environment - determining activity patterns; intervention in primary school settings - preventing obesity and childhood diabetes; intervention types - short term and long term; intervention effectiveness - behavior change and obesity prevention
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405158893
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:41
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/25009

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