Youth WAVE Screener: addressing weight-related behaviors with school-age children.

@article{Isasi2006YouthWS,
  title={Youth WAVE Screener: addressing weight-related behaviors with school-age children.},
  author={Carmen R Isasi and Nafisseh Soroudi and Judith Wylie-Rosett},
  journal={The Diabetes educator},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={415-22}
}
PURPOSE This study evaluated the feasibility of using the youth Weight, Activity, Variety, and Excess (WAVE) screener in a classroom setting for assessing student weight control intentions and the extent to which they used the WAVE strategies to control their weight. METHODS The Youth WAVE Screener was administered to fifth-grade students in an inner-city school located in the Bronx, New York. The study was conducted in part to increase student awareness of snack foods and sugary beverages in… CONTINUE READING

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