Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls.

@article{Webber2008PromotingPA,
  title={Promoting physical activity in middle school girls: Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls.},
  author={Larry S. Webber and Diane J. Catellier and Leslie A. Lytle and David M Murray and Charlotte A. Pratt and Deborah Rohm Young and John P. Elder and Timothy G. Lohman and June Stevens and Jared B. Jobe and Russell R Pate},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={173-84}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity is important for weight control and good health; however, activity levels decline in the adolescent years, particularly in girls. DESIGN Group randomized controlled trial. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS Middle school girls with English-speaking skills and no conditions to prevent participation in physical activity in 36 schools in six geographically diverse areas of the United States. Random, cross-sectional samples were drawn within schools: 6th graders in 2003 (n=1721… CONTINUE READING
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Promoting physical activity in middle school girls : Trial of activity for adolescent girls

  • L. S. Webber
  • American Journal of Preventive Medicine
  • 2008

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