Changing the tide: an Internet/video exercise and low-fat diet intervention with middle-school students.

@article{Frenn2005ChangingTT,
  title={Changing the tide: an Internet/video exercise and low-fat diet intervention with middle-school students.},
  author={Marilyn D Frenn and Shelly Malin and Roger L. Brown and Yvonne D Greer and Jaime Fox and Jennifer A Greer and Sarah Smyczek},
  journal={Applied nursing research : ANR},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={13-21}
}
The rising tide of obesity erodes the health of youths and many times results in adult obesity. The purpose of this investigation was to examine the effectiveness of an eight-session health promotion/transtheoretical model Internet/video-delivered intervention to increase physical activity and reduce dietary fat among low-income, culturally diverse, seventh-grade students. Those who completed more than half the sessions increased exercise, t (103) = -1.99, p = .05, and decreased the percentage… CONTINUE READING
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