Applying a Health Promoting Schools approach to nutrition interventions in schools: key factors for success.

@article{Rana2010ApplyingAH,
  title={Applying a Health Promoting Schools approach to nutrition interventions in schools: key factors for success.},
  author={Leanne Rana and Rita Alvaro},
  journal={Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={106-13}
}
ISSUE ADDRESSED To assess the effectiveness of using a Health Promoting Schools (HPS) framework to deliver a nutrition intervention in schools. METHODS 'CREATE healthy eating in schools' used a HPS framework to assist key school health stakeholders to increase healthier food and drink choices across 68 schools in South Australia. Data were collected on a range of measures including workshop feedback, resource evaluation, canteen menu assessments and case studies. RESULTS Twenty-nine… CONTINUE READING

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