ERIC Number: ED403397
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Body Power! School-Based Weight Management for Middle School Adolescents. Leader's Manual.
Dennee, Phyllis M.; And Others
This leader's manual contains the materials required to present a school-based weight management curriculum that may be offered both in school and outside the school setting for middle-school adolescents. The first section contains instructor information regarding the following topics: need for the program; program objectives; timeline and procedures; implementation suggestions; general format options; evaluation; involvement of parents, schools, and communities; and recruitment of participants. Presented next are session plans for each of the program's 20 sessions, which are devoted to the following topics: introduction and setting goals; keeping track of food intake and food groups and exchanges; making food choices and following dietary guidelines; self-esteem and body image; exercise and energy balance; changing behavior and habits; eating for competition; food supplements; fad diets; self-esteem boosters; breakfast; fruits and vegetables; snacks; fat; fiber; meat; fast food; calcium; planning meals with one's family and considering nutrient density; and program wrap-up. Each session plan contains some or all of the following: objectives; list of materials; notes to leaders; learning activities; evaluation criteria/activities; references/resources; ideas for other activities; and student handouts. Appended are knowledge and attitude tests and parent and student letters. (MN)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Objectives, Body Image, Exercise, Extension Education, Health Promotion, Home Economics, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Leaders Guides, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Nutrition, School Activities, Self Esteem
Montana State University Extension Publications, 118 Culbertson Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717 (publication #6001: $8).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.; Montana State Office of Public Instruction, Helena.
Authoring Institution: Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Cooperative Extension Service.