Educational or Curriculum – Environmental Change

Initiative Description: The intervention included nutrition education and increased physical activity (PA) for the pupils, lifestyle modification for parents, and a change in food items sold at the schools’ canteens.

Study Results: Increase in VPA for the intervention group.

Reference: Amini, M., Djazayery, A., Majdzadeh, R., Taghdisi, M., Sadrzadeh-Yeganeh, H., Abdollahi, Z., & … Nourmohammadi, M. (2016). A school-based intervention to reduce excess weight in overweight and obese primary school students. Biological Research For Nursing, 18(5), 531-540. doi:10.1177/109980041665426

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good