The PATHWAYS to Healthy Behaviors program
Initiative Description: A school-based intervention designed to promote development in social functioning, self-control, and emotional regulation, attention, communication, and problem-solving and was tailored to address these issues as they relate to healthy dietary choices, sedentary behavior, and physical activity.
Study Results: Positive attitudes toward self-regulation of appetitive behavior and positive changes in actual food choices and television viewing patterns.
Reference: Riggs, N. R., Sakuma, K.-L. K., & Pentz, M. A. (2007). Preventing risk for obesity by promoting self-regulation and decision-making skills: pilot results from the PATHWAYS to Health Program (PATHWAYS). Evaluation Review, 31(3), 287-310
Level of Evidence: Good.