ERIC Number: EJ651390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Peer-Led, School-Based Nutrition Education for Young Adolescents: Feasibility and Process Evaluation of the TEENS Study.
Story, Mary; Lytle, Leslie A.; Birnbaum, Amanda S.; Perry, Cheryl L.
Journal of School Health, v72 n3 p121-27 Mar 2002
Describes the feasibility of the peer leader component of a school-based nutrition intervention for young adolescents designed to increase fruit and vegetable consumption and lower fat consumption. Results from a multicomponent process evaluation involving participant feedback, observation, and teacher ratings and interviews indicated that peer-led school nutrition education approaches are feasible and have high acceptability among participants. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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