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To determine whether a school-based health promotion program affects children's weekend physical activity and whether this effect varies according to socioeconomic-status.
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Name: PloS one
¡Activate Ya! was a group-randomized controlled intervention trial aimed at developing and evaluating the impact of a school-based intervention on preventing cigarette smoking and promoting physical ...
It is unknown whether a school-based prevention program has the potential to improve microvascular health in children. This study investigates the impact of the school-based lifestyle intervention pro...
This study examined physical activity levels among 2,296 Queensland school children in the school, club sport, active transport and free time settings. Childhood physical activity contributes to muscu...
School initiatives aimed at increasing physical activity (PA) may improve the health of children in low-income communities.
Regular physical activity is an important requirement for the development and the general health in childhood and adolescence. However, patients during and after treatment for childhood cancer show hi...
The purpose of the study is to determine whether a school based health promotion program in secondary schools is effective with respect to an increase of physical activity, physical fitnes...
The purpose of this study is to assess whether simple, school-based handwashing promotion impacts health and hygiene knowledge among students and their families.
The study evaluates the efficacy of health promotion strategies on diet and physical activity in patients with psychosis. Half of the participants will receive an intervention protocol bas...
This is a population-based "natural experiment" study aimed to examine the effect of a multi-approach intervention focused on physical activity and healthy eating promotion to individuals ...
This study will determine the effectiveness of a free before-school physical activity program, BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success), in increasing objectively measured physical activity levels a...
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
Nurses whose goal is to improve health and quality of life in a population or community through the prevention and treatment of disease and other physical and mental health conditions, the surveillance of cases and health indicators, and the promotion of healthy behaviors through public education and awareness.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...