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Project Spraoi: A strategy to improve nutrition and increase physical activity in school children

Creator:

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)

Subject Keywords: Physical activity, Nutrition sessions, Education, Promotional material, School
Topic: Obesity
Obesity
Catalogue: Interventions
Type: Project
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

The aim of this project is to determine whether an integrated school based intervention to improve nutrition and increase physical activity in early childhood and middle childhood years result in improvements in:

1) Fitness, physical activity, nutrition practices and

2) Key long-term health parameters including body mass and blood pressure.

The project aims to empower 'whole-schools' to adopt sustainable healthy lifestyle behaviours with the aid of trained 'energizers'. This includes schoolchildren, teachers, principals, administrative staff, parents/guardians and all those involved in the running of schools.

Date:

03/11/2013

Rights: © CIT
Suggested citation:

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). (2013) Project Spraoi: A strategy to improve nutrition and increase physical activity in school children [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/674008 [Accessed: 28th March 2020].

  

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