Why did soft drink consumption decrease but screen time not? Mediating mechanisms in a school-based obesity prevention program

@article{Paw2008WhyDS,
  title={Why did soft drink consumption decrease but screen time not? Mediating mechanisms in a school-based obesity prevention program},
  author={Marijke J. M. Chin A Paw and Amika Sonja Singh and Johannes Brug and Willem van Mechelen},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={41 - 41}
}
OBJECTIVES This paper aims to identify the mediating mechanisms of a school-based obesity prevention program (DOiT). METHODS The DOiT-program was implemented in Dutch prevocational secondary schools and evaluated using a controlled, cluster-randomised trial (September 2003 to May 2004). We examined mediators of effects regarding (1) consumption of sugar containing beverages (SCB); (2) consumption of high caloric snacks; (3) screen-viewing behaviour; and (4) active commuting to school. To… CONTINUE READING

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