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Outcomes of a Field Trial to Improve Children's Dietary Patterns and Physical Activity: The Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH)
grade intervention including school food service modifications, enhanced physical education (PE), and classroom health curricula. Twenty-eight additional schools received these components plus familyExpand
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Correlates of fruit and vegetable intake among adolescents. Findings from Project EAT.
BACKGROUND This study aims to identify correlates of fruits and vegetables from within the domains of personal factors (taste preferences, health/nutrition attitudes, weight/body concerns, andExpand
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Food preparation by young adults is associated with better diet quality.
OBJECTIVE To describe food-preparation behaviors, cooking skills, resources for preparing food, and associations with diet quality among young adults. DESIGN Cross-sectional analyses were performedExpand
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School physical education: effect of the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health.
BACKGROUND Physical inactivity is a risk behavior for cardiovascular and other diseases. Schools can promote public health objectives by increasing physical activity among youth. METHODS The ChildExpand
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Longitudinal tracking of adolescent smoking, physical activity, and food choice behaviors.
OBJECTIVES A major assumption underlying youth health promotion has been that physiological risk factors track from childhood into adulthood. However, few studies have systematically examined howExpand
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Changing fruit and vegetable consumption among children: the 5-a-Day Power Plus program in St. Paul, Minnesota.
OBJECTIVES A randomized school based trial sought to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among children using a multicomponent approach. METHODS The intervention, conducted in 20 elementaryExpand
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Associations of physical fitness and academic performance among schoolchildren.
BACKGROUND Public schools provide opportunities for physical activity and fitness surveillance, but are evaluated and funded based on students' academic performance, not their physical fitness.Expand
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Ethnic/racial differences in weight-related concerns and behaviors among adolescent girls and boys: findings from Project EAT.
OBJECTIVE To compare weight-related concerns and behaviors across ethnicity/race among a population-based sample of adolescent boys and girls. METHODS The study population included 4746 adolescentsExpand
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Family meal patterns: associations with sociodemographic characteristics and improved dietary intake among adolescents.
OBJECTIVE To examine family meal patterns and associations with sociodemographic characteristics and dietary intake in adolescents. DESIGN A population-based cross-sectional study design wasExpand
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