A socio-ecological approach promoting physical activity and limiting sedentary behavior in adolescence showed weight benefits maintained 2.5 years after intervention cessation

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Background:Obesity in youth remains a major public health issue. Yet no effective long-term preventive strategy exists. We previously showed that a school-based socio-ecological approach targeting behavior and social/environmental influences on physical activity (PA) prevented 4-year excessive weight gain in 12-year olds. In this study, we investigated if… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2014.23

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@inproceedings{Simon2014ASA, title={A socio-ecological approach promoting physical activity and limiting sedentary behavior in adolescence showed weight benefits maintained 2.5 years after intervention cessation}, author={C. Simon and Nadir Kellou and Joseph P. Dugas and Carine Platat and Nane Copin and B. Schweitzer and Frank Hau\sser and Audrey Bergouignan and Etienne Lefai and St{\'e}phane Blanc}, booktitle={International Journal of Obesity}, year={2014} }