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Obesity monitoring in schools

Abstract:

BACKGROUND Population level child measurement is an established international practice. However, there is limited clarity around the protocol and roles of school-based child measurement programmes (CMPs). Furthermore, questions remain about the positive and adverse outcomes associated with CMPs, as well as their longer-term sustainability. This research contributes new information by addressing these key unanswered questions.

METHODS This thesis describes a three-part, mixed methods...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
McHardy, KM
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-03-06

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