A partnership for health - working with schools to promote healthy lifestyle.

@article{Shah2011APF,
  title={A partnership for health - working with schools to promote healthy lifestyle.},
  author={Smita J Shah and Corinne Patching van der Sluijs and Marivic Lagleva and Andrew Pesle and K Lim and Hani Bittar and Michael Dibley},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 12},
  pages={1011-3}
}
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity is increasing in prevalence. Effective interventions are needed, including those promoting healthy lifestyle habits in children and adolescents. OBJECTIVE This article describes the development and feasibility of a peer led health promotion program in a New South Wales high school and the role GPs can play in community based health promotion activities. DISCUSSION The Students As Lifestyle Activists (SALSA) program was developed by general practitioners, a local… CONTINUE READING
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