ERIC Number: EJ390089
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Primary Prevention of Chronic Disease among Children: The School-Based "Know Your Body" Intervention Trials.
Walter, Heather J.
Health Education Quarterly, v16 n2 p201-14 Sum 1989
The classroom-based Know Your Body program focuses on diet, physical activity, and smoking prevention in elementary schools. Longitudinal testing in two New York City schools found significant favorable changes in blood cholesterol, dietary intake of fat and carbohydrates, health knowledge, and reduction in the initiation of smoking. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)