Identifying the role of the school in preventing adolescent obesity

Buru, Kakale (2022) Identifying the role of the school in preventing adolescent obesity. Masters (Research) thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Kakale Buru investigated the role of the school in the prevention of adolescent obesity. She explored obesity interventions in high schools and used the views of school stakeholders to develop a multi-pronged model for the prevention of adolescent obesity. The model is available to inform health promotion in schools.

Item ID: 75733
Item Type: Thesis (Masters (Research))
Keywords: adolescent obesity; Australian school-based interventions; stakeholders; interventions; physical activity
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2022 Kakale Buru.
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Two publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 2: Buru, Kakale, Emeto, Theophilus I., Malau-Aduli, Aduli E.O., and Malau-Aduli, Bunmi S. (2020) The efficacy of school-based interventions in preventing adolescent obesity in Australia. Healthcare, 8 (4). 514.

Chapter 3: Buru, Kakale, Emeto, Theophilus I., Malau-Aduli, Aduli E.O., and Malau-Aduli, Bunmi S. (2021) Australian school stakeholders' perceived strategies for preventing adolescent obesity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (17). 9387.

Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2022 23:15
FoR Codes: 39 EDUCATION > 3904 Specialist studies in education > 390412 Teacher and student wellbeing @ 30%
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420605 Preventative health care @ 35%
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420601 Community child health @ 35%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2004 Public health (excl. specific population health) > 200411 Overweight and obesity @ 50%
20 HEALTH > 2005 Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health) > 200501 Adolescent health @ 50%
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