Evaluation of a health and nutrition education program in primary school children of Crete over a three-year period.

@article{Manios1999EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a health and nutrition education program in primary school children of Crete over a three-year period.},
  author={Yannis Manios and Joanna A Moschandreas and Christos Hatzis and Anthony George Kafatos},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={149-59}
}
BACKGROUND No national policy for health education in schools exists to date in Greece. The first attempt to apply a school-based health education intervention program was launched in 1992 on all 4,171 pupils registered in the first grade in two counties of Crete. The 1,510 pupils registered in a third county served as controls. METHODS The school-based intervention and the seminars organized for parents were primarily aimed at improving children's diet, fitness, and physical activity. Pupils… CONTINUE READING

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