Yıl 2012, Cilt 4 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 2 - 8 2012-02-29

Effectiveness of short-term, community- and school-based strategies aimed at tackling childhood obesity

T. Alan M. Brown [1] , Lesley Fowler [2] , Ruth Camphell [3] , David Shennan [4]


The prevalence of children in Scotland who are overweight/obese has reached alarming proportions. The aim of this study was to test the effectiveness of two short-term (6-10 weeks) programmes aimed at reducing childhood obesity. One of the programmes was delivered within a community setting whilst the other was school-based. For comparison, we examined the effect of the well established MEND programme. All of the initiatives consisted of a mixture of physical activity and nutrition education and involved varying degrees of parental participation. The programmes also varied in their intensity and duration. The primary outcome measure was a change in BMI/BMI-SDS (BMI-standard deviation score). All three programmes were successful in reducing BMI-standard deviation score (BMI-SDS) albeit with varying degrees of success (range 0.065-0.18) . It is apparent that the reduction in BMI-SDS was dependent upon the number of weekly sessions and the duration of the programme. The community based programmes had a greater effect on the primary outcome than the school-based initiative. The reduction in BMI-SDS was still evident 6 months after the completion of the community-based programmes. The effectiveness of a programme to reduce BMI/BMI-SDS depended on the frequency and intensity of the sessions. The results could help inform the development of longer-term community- and school-based strategies aimed at reducing paediatric adiposity.
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Yazar: T. Alan M. Brown

Yazar: Lesley Fowler

Yazar: Ruth Camphell

Yazar: David Shennan

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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 29 Şubat 2012

Bibtex @ { jps202150, journal = {Journal of Pediatric Sciences}, issn = {}, eissn = {1309-1247}, address = {}, publisher = {Bilal YILDIZ}, year = {2012}, volume = {4}, pages = {2 - 8}, doi = {10.17334/jps.20513}, title = {Effectiveness of short-term, community- and school-based strategies aimed at tackling childhood obesity}, key = {cite}, author = {M. Brown, T. Alan and Fowler, Lesley and Camphell, Ruth and Shennan, David} }
APA M. Brown, T , Fowler, L , Camphell, R , Shennan, D . (2012). Effectiveness of short-term, community- and school-based strategies aimed at tackling childhood obesity . Journal of Pediatric Sciences , 4 (1) , 2-8 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jps/issue/19085/202150
MLA M. Brown, T , Fowler, L , Camphell, R , Shennan, D . "Effectiveness of short-term, community- and school-based strategies aimed at tackling childhood obesity" . Journal of Pediatric Sciences 4 (2012 ): 2-8 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jps/issue/19085/202150>
Chicago M. Brown, T , Fowler, L , Camphell, R , Shennan, D . "Effectiveness of short-term, community- and school-based strategies aimed at tackling childhood obesity". Journal of Pediatric Sciences 4 (2012 ): 2-8
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ISNAD M. Brown, T. Alan , Fowler, Lesley , Camphell, Ruth , Shennan, David . "Effectiveness of short-term, community- and school-based strategies aimed at tackling childhood obesity". Journal of Pediatric Sciences 4 / 1 (Şubat 2012): 2-8 .
AMA M. Brown T , Fowler L , Camphell R , Shennan D . Effectiveness of short-term, community- and school-based strategies aimed at tackling childhood obesity. Journal of Pediatric Sciences. 2012; 4(1): 2-8.
Vancouver M. Brown T , Fowler L , Camphell R , Shennan D . Effectiveness of short-term, community- and school-based strategies aimed at tackling childhood obesity. Journal of Pediatric Sciences. 2012; 4(1): 2-8.
IEEE T. M. Brown , L. Fowler , R. Camphell ve D. Shennan , "Effectiveness of short-term, community- and school-based strategies aimed at tackling childhood obesity", Journal of Pediatric Sciences, c. 4, sayı. 1, ss. 2-8, Şub. 2012, doi:10.17334/jps.20513