TITLE

Evidence, theory and context - using intervention mapping to develop a school-based intervention to prevent obesity in children

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activit;2011, Vol. 8, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study related to the development of school-based intervention, with the help of intervention mapping, for the prevention of obesity in children. It is concluded after the study that the Intervention Mapping protocol proved to be a useful tool in creating a feasible, theory based intervention aimed at motivating children and their families to introduce small sustainable changes to their eating and activity behaviors.
ACCESSION #
65257008

 

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