A kindergarten cardiovascular risk surveillance study: CARDIAC-Kinder.

  title={A kindergarten cardiovascular risk surveillance study: CARDIAC-Kinder.},
  author={Lesley Cottrell and Emily Spangler-Murphy and Valerie Minor and Amia Downes and Paula Nicholson and William A. Neal},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  volume={29 6},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate an intervention aimed at increasing family physical activity and parent education about diet and activity for kindergarten students and issues related to their children's BMI. METHODS A randomized, controlled trial design was used to assess intervention impact in parental report of child diet and physical activity, and step logs over a 4-week period. RESULTS Participants in the intervention group reported that their children obtained more steps by the end of the… CONTINUE READING

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