My Body is Fit and Fabulous at School Phase II

2019-11-12 18:25:32 | BioPortfolio


"My Body is Fit and Fabulous" (MyBFF@school) program was designed specifically for overweight and obese school children in order to help them control their BMI and body fat. MyBFF@school is a multi-faceted obesity intervention program that incorporated physical activity, nutrition and psychology modules.


"My Body is Fit and Fabulous" (MyBFF@school) is a school-based, cluster randomised controlled trial (C-RCT) study that primarily aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of MyBFF@school program on overweight and obese school childrens' BMI for age (BMI z-score) and body fat percentage at 3 and 6 months post intervention. Primary and secondary schools in the central region of Peninsular Malaysia were randomised to either intervention or control school via systematic random sampling method. The selected intervention schools underwent MyBFF@school programme that consisted of physical activity, nutrition and psychology modules, whereas the control schools followed the standard national school curriculum.

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Overweight, Childhood






University of Malaya

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