Intervention to promote physical activity and dietary lifestyle changes in students attending public primary schools of Sonora Mexico

Quizan-Plata T., Meneses L.V., Romero J.E., Barragan C.A., Moreno S.G., Garcia M.E.O.

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Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate the effect of an intervention to promote physical activity and dietary lifestyle changes in students attending public primary schools of Sonora Mexico. Six schools were randomly allocated to either intervention or control. We applied food-frequency, nutrition-knowledge, and physical-activity questionnaires pre-and post-intervention in order to evaluate changes in both groups. Multiple linear regression and independent t-tests were applied. Fruit and vegetable consumption increased significantly (p
Original languageSpanish (Mexico)
JournalFASEB Journal
Volume26
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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