Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: School-based obesity intervention for elementary school children where health professionals assisted teachers with the integration of healthy messages into the school curriculum.

Study Results: Decreased BMI.

Reference: Johnston, C. A., Moreno, J. P., El-Mubasher, A., Gallagher, M., Tyler, C., & Woehler, D. (2013). Impact of a school-based pediatric obesity prevention program facilitated by health professionals. Journal of School Health, 83(3), 171–181.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good