Developing a coordinated school health approach to child obesity prevention in rural Appalachia: results of focus groups with teachers, parents, and students.

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INTRODUCTION High prevalence rates of obesity, particularly among those residing in US rural areas, and associated physical and psychosocial health consequences, direct attention to the need for effective prevention programs. The current study describes an initial step in developing a school-based obesity prevention program in rural Appalachia, USA. The… (More)

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@article{Schetzina2009DevelopingAC, title={Developing a coordinated school health approach to child obesity prevention in rural Appalachia: results of focus groups with teachers, parents, and students.}, author={Karen E Schetzina and William T. Dalton and Elizabeth F Lowe and Nora Azzazy and Katrina M Vonwerssowetz and Connie Givens and Harold P. Stern}, journal={Rural and remote health}, year={2009}, volume={9 4}, pages={1157} }