School-based programs for obesity prevention: what do adolescents recommend?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Twenty-five focus groups conducted with 203 adolescent boys and girls from junior high and high schools in St. Paul, Minnesota, showed that students want weight control programs that are fun, interactive, accessible, convenient, low in cost, sensitive to the needs of adolescents, include multiple physical activity options, and are offered to all students, regardless of their weight.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Neumark-Sztainer, D; Martin, SL; Story, M

Published Date

  • March 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 232 - iii

PubMed ID

  • 10915534

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0890-1171

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4278/0890-1171-14.4.232


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States