HEALTHY intervention: fitness, physical activity, and metabolic syndrome results.

  title={HEALTHY intervention: fitness, physical activity, and metabolic syndrome results.},
  author={Russell Jago and Robert G Mcmurray and Kimberly L. Drews and Esther L. Moe and Tinker D Murray and Trang Huyen My Pham and Elizabeth M. Venditti and Stella Lucia Volpe},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={43 8},
PURPOSE This study aimed to assess the effect of the HEALTHY intervention on the metabolic syndrome (Met-S), fitness, and physical activity levels of US middle-school students. METHODS Cluster randomized controlled trial conducted in 42 (21 intervention) US middle schools. Participants were recruited at the start of sixth grade (2006) when baseline assessments were made, with post-assessments made 2.5 yr later at the end of eighth grade (2009). The HEALTHY intervention had four components: 1… CONTINUE READING

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