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.
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.
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.
The main aim of this pilot study was to evaluate how frequently schools use evidence-based obesity prevention programmes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The aim of this study was to examine the cost-effectiveness of the APPLE Schools programme following a life-course approach.
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.
The aim of the School Fruit Scheme is to implement in children an awareness of the benefits regarding the consumption of fruit and vegetables.
This article seeks to show the “effectiveness of the JUMP-in intervention on physical activity as well as its social cognitive determinants in a population of primary school children.”
This study aims to identify the long-term outcomes for the first two cohorts of adolescents participating in Motivating Adolescents with Technology to CHOOSE Health (MATCH) intervention.
This study aimed to “test the feasibility of an innovative school-based programme for obesity prevention among adolescent girls.”
'Let's Move It' - a school-based multilevel intervention to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour among older adolescents in vocational secondary schools: a study protocol for a cluster randomised trial
The aim of the ‘Let’s Move It’ trial is “to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a school-based, multi-level intervention, on physical activity and sedentary behaviours, among vocational school students.”
The objective of this review was “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.”
The aim of this study was to implement an effective prevention intervention in a lower- or middle-income country using a rigorous study design.
This article intended to “evaluate the effects of HealthKick (HK), a healthy lifestyle intervention, on nutrition knowledge, behaviour, and dietary self-efficacy of school children in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.”
The aim of this study was "to assess the effect of twice a 10-week multidimensional, school-based physical activity intervention on children's health in Port Elizabeth, South Africa."
The aim of this study was "to evaluate the effectiveness of multicomponent intervention on improving the lifestyle practices, reducing the body fat and improving the self esteem of obese children from selected schools of Udupi District, South India."
Using school staff members to implement a childhood obesity prevention intervention in low-income school districts: the Massachusetts Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration (MA-CORD Project), 2012-2014
This study describes "the implementation of a school-based intervention using classroom lessons based on existing "Eat Well and Keep Moving" and "Planet Health" behavior change interventions and schoolwide activities to target 5,144 children in 4th through 7th grade in 2 low-income school districts."
Researchers "conducted a pilot cluster trial of a school-based physical activity programme among preadolescent girls to determine the feasibility (recruitment, retention and implementation) of the programme and influence on blood pressure (BP) and body mass index (BMI)."
This study "analyzed the effects of a school-based health promotion intervention on physical fitness after 28 months and explored if the effect varied with important school characteristics [...] and assessed effects on screen time, physical activity and BMI."
This study aimed "to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a multicomponent school-based intervention to promote healthy eating and physical activity (and prevent obesity) with school children aged 9–11 years in Lebanon."
This study "assessed the effects of a multi-component school-based intervention program on obesity, cardiovascular and diabetes risk factors."