Advertisement

Topics

The healthy body image (HBI) intervention: Effects of a school-based cluster-randomized controlled trial with 12-months follow-up.

08:00 EDT 28th March 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "The healthy body image (HBI) intervention: Effects of a school-based cluster-randomized controlled trial with 12-months follow-up."

We examined the effects of the Healthy Body Image (HBI) intervention on positive embodiment and health-related quality of life among Norwegian high school students. The intervention comprised three interactive workshops, with body image, media literacy, and lifestyle as main themes. In total, 2,446 12 grade boys (43%) and girls (mean age 16.8 years) from 30 high schools participated in a cluster-randomized controlled study with the HBI intervention and a control condition as the study arms. Data were collected at baseline, post-intervention, 3- and 12-months follow-up, and analysed using linear mixed regression models. The HBI intervention caused a favourable immediate change in positive embodiment and health-related quality of life among intervention girls, which was maintained at follow-up. Among intervention boys, however, weak post-intervention effects on embodiment and health-related quality of life vanished at the follow-ups. Future studies should address steps to make the HBI intervention more relevant for boys as well as determine whether the number of workshops or themes may be shortened to ease implementation and to enhance intervention effects.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Body image
ISSN: 1873-6807
Pages: 122-131

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [40445 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluating the impact of a brief yoga intervention on preadolescents' body image and mood.

Yoga is an embodying activity that promotes body awareness, body connection, body responsiveness, and appreciation of body functionality, and it therefore may be a beneficial school-based intervention...

A randomized experimental evaluation of a yoga-based body image intervention.

Recent literature argues that body image interventions need to become more embodied. This paper evaluates a brief yoga-based body image intervention which incorporates themes specifically tailored to ...

Effects of a cluster-randomized school-based prevention program on physical activity and microvascular function (JuvenTUM 3).

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...

Body image states in everyday life: Evidence from ecological momentary assessment methodology.

This review highlights the contributions of Professor Thomas Cash to the scholarship of body image experiences in daily life, including his influence on subsequent research in this field. Cash's argum...

Two year follow-up of schools in randomised trial to assess the sustainability of an intervention to improve the implementation of a school-based nutrition policy.

School-based nutrition policies can have a positive effect on the school food environment. The primary aim of this study was to assess primary school adherence to a mandatory state-wide healthy cantee...

Clinical Trials [25097 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Improving Body Image in Middle Schoolers

The focus of this study is the development of a school-based multimedia product for the prevention of body dissatisfaction and unhealthy weight control behaviors in adolescents. The progra...

Trial of a Health Promoting School Approach to Positive Youth Development and Wellness Promotion

Assess the effects of a school-based multi-component intervention on school connectedness, school engagement, and developmental assets through a group randomized, participatory trial.

Frequency Needed for School-based Obesity Intervention

This randomized controlled trial compared changes in Mexican-American, adolescent standardized body mass index (zBMI) from a school-based obesity intervention given zero, one, three, or fi...

Prevention Program Promoting Self Resilience,Positive Self-Image and Body Image Among Adolescence Aged 15-17

The study was a group randomized controlled trial. Within each school Classes of high school students were allocated by randomization to the intervention or control group by a function Ran...

Effects of a School-based Intervention to Increase the Water Consumption in Elementary School Children

The purpose of this controlled intervention study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a school-based intervention aiming at increasing the water consumption in elementary school children. ...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Expected weight of a healthy normal individual based on age, sex, and height. Thus, a malnourished person would weigh less than their ideal body weight.

The production of an image obtained by cameras that detect the radioactive emissions of an injected radionuclide as it has distributed differentially throughout tissues in the body. The image obtained from a moving detector is called a scan, while the image obtained from a stationary camera device is called a scintiphotograph.

X-ray image-detecting devices that make a focused image of body structures lying in a predetermined plane from which more complex images are computed.

A method of delineating blood vessels by subtracting a tissue background image from an image of tissue plus intravascular contrast material that attenuates the X-ray photons. The background image is determined from a digitized image taken a few moments before injection of the contrast material. The resulting angiogram is a high-contrast image of the vessel. This subtraction technique allows extraction of a high-intensity signal from the superimposed background information. The image is thus the result of the differential absorption of X-rays by different tissues.

Persons with no known significant health problems who are recruited to participate in research to test a new drug, device, or intervention as controls for a patient group. (from http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/recruit/volunteers.html, accessed 2/14/2013)

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article