Student public commitment in a school-based diabetes prevention project: impact on physical health and health behavior

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p711
Academic Journal
The article reports on a research which has been conducted to examine the involvement of students in a school-based intervention to prevent diabetes and reduce obesity and their effect in improving health behaviors and reducing obesity. The study is based on secondary analysis of data including the impact of a multi-component school-based program on body mass index (BMI) and student health behaviors. The result has reflected greater effect in the obesity reduction of students.


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