School-based interventions: case studies

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School meal programs and their potential to operate as school-based obesity prevention and nutrition interventions: case studies from France and Japan

Through case studies, this article examines the role of school meal programmes as sustainable interventions that can promote healthy eating and address household food insecurity. See more.

Promoting and sustaining health through increased vegetable and fruit consumption among European schoolchildren: The Pro Children Project

The Pro Children study’s primary objective is to assess vegetable and fruit consumption and determinants of the consumption patterns among European school children and their parents. See more.

Nutrition Health Promotion in Schools in the UK: Learning from Food Standards Agency Funded Schools Research

Set-up as a review of give studies commissioned by the Food Standards Agency, the objective of this study was to test the feasibility and effectiveness of dietary change interventions in UK school-based settings. See more.

Finland: a competitive forerunner in healthy nutrition

This is a strategic report of the Food and Nutrition Programme, ERA, launched in 2005. It provides the strategic vision and intent of the strategy team as well as the planned measures to achieve that vision. See more.

Effects of a comprehensive fruit- and vegetable-promoting school-based intervention in three European countries: the Pro Children Study

The aim of this paper was to evaluate the effect of the Pro Children intervention on schoolchildren’s fruit and vegetable intake after 1 and after 2-years of follow-up. See more.

Effectiveness of social marketing strategies to reduce youth obesity in European school-based interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The aim of this review is to assess the effectiveness of European school-based interventions to prevent obesity relative to the inclusion of social marketing benchmark criteria domains in the intervention. See more.

School-based obesity prevention in Chilean primary school children: methodology and evaluation of a controlled study

The aim of this study was to assess the impact of a 6-months nutrition education and physical activity intervention on primary school children through changes in adiposity and physical fitness. See more.

Obesity Prevention: A Systematic Review of Setting-Based Interventions from Nordic Countries and the Netherlands

The aim of this review was to identify, synthesise and evaluate the quality of interventions aimed at preventing obesity in different settings from Nordic countries and the Netherlands. See more.

Cost-effectiveness of a school-based health promotion program in Canada: A life-course modeling approach

The aim of this study was to examine the cost-effectiveness of the APPLE Schools programme following a life-course approach. See more.

Systematic review and meta-analysis of school-based obesity interventions in mainland China

Through studies published from January 1990 to December 2015, this systematic review aims to assess the effectiveness of school-based interventions for childhood obesity conducted in mainland China. See more.