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Effect of Nutrition and Physical Education on Adolescents’ Physical Activity Levels, Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes and Dietary Practices
(Fortune Journals, 2020)
Physical activity, nutrition knowledge, attitude and dietary practices are key factors associated with overweight and obesity. This study aimed to determine the effect of a school-focused nutrition and physical education ...
Determinants of overweight and obesity among adolescent students in public secondary schools in Kwara state, Nigeria
Adolescents and childhood overweight and obesity have been observed as one of the serious public health challenges of the 21st century by World Health Organization. This study identified the determinants of overweight ...
Dietary Intake of Schoolchildren and Adolescents in Developing Countries
School age and adolescence is a dynamic period of growth and development forming a strong foundation for good health and productive adult life. Appropriate dietary intake is critical for forming good eating habits and ...
Breakfast, Food Consumption Pattern and Nutritional Status of Students in Public Secondary Schools in Kwara State, Nigeria
(Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2016)
Breakfast as the first meal of the day is one of the most skipped meals by adolescent students. Several research studies indicated that unhealthy food consumption and breakfast skipping contribute to low glyceamic level, ...
Physical and Nutrition Education Intervention Improves Body Weight Status of Adolescents in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial
(Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science, 2020)
The study aimed to establish the effect of a school-focused physical and nutrition education intervention on the weight status of adolescent students’ ages 15-18 years in Kenya. This was a Cluster-Randomized Controlled ...