School-based interventions: case studies

School meal programs and their potential to operate as school-based obesity prevention and nutrition interventions: case studies from France and Japan

Through case studies, this article examines the role of school meal programmes as sustainable interventions that can promote healthy eating and address household food insecurity. See more.

Promoting and sustaining health through increased vegetable and fruit consumption among European schoolchildren: The Pro Children Project

The Pro Children study’s primary objective is to assess vegetable and fruit consumption and determinants of the consumption patterns among European school children and their parents. See more.

Nutrition Health Promotion in Schools in the UK: Learning from Food Standards Agency Funded Schools Research

Set-up as a review of give studies commissioned by the Food Standards Agency, the objective of this study was to test the feasibility and effectiveness of dietary change interventions in UK school-based settings. See more.

Finland: a competitive forerunner in healthy nutrition

This is a strategic report of the Food and Nutrition Programme, ERA, launched in 2005. It provides the strategic vision and intent of the strategy team as well as the planned measures to achieve that vision. See more.

Effects of a comprehensive fruit- and vegetable-promoting school-based intervention in three European countries: the Pro Children Study

The aim of this paper was to evaluate the effect of the Pro Children intervention on schoolchildren’s fruit and vegetable intake after 1 and after 2-years of follow-up. See more.

Effectiveness of social marketing strategies to reduce youth obesity in European school-based interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The aim of this review is to assess the effectiveness of European school-based interventions to prevent obesity relative to the inclusion of social marketing benchmark criteria domains in the intervention. See more.

School-based obesity prevention in Chilean primary school children: methodology and evaluation of a controlled study

The aim of this study was to assess the impact of a 6-months nutrition education and physical activity intervention on primary school children through changes in adiposity and physical fitness. See more.

Obesity Prevention: A Systematic Review of Setting-Based Interventions from Nordic Countries and the Netherlands

The aim of this review was to identify, synthesise and evaluate the quality of interventions aimed at preventing obesity in different settings from Nordic countries and the Netherlands. See more.

Systematic review and meta-analysis of school-based obesity interventions in mainland China

Through studies published from January 1990 to December 2015, this systematic review aims to assess the effectiveness of school-based interventions for childhood obesity conducted in mainland China. See more.

School Fruit Scheme strategy for the 2010-2013 school years Lithuania

The aim of the School Fruit Scheme is to implement in children an awareness of the benefits regarding the consumption of fruit and vegetables. See more

Effectiveness of JUMP-in, a Dutch primary school-based community intervention aimed at the promotion of physical activity

This article seeks to show the “effectiveness of the JUMP-in intervention on physical activity as well as its social cognitive determinants in a population of primary school children.” See more.

Long-term obesity prevention and the Motivation Adolescents with Technology to CHOOSE Health program

This study aims to identify the long-term outcomes for the first two cohorts of adolescents participating in Motivating Adolescents with Technology to CHOOSE Health (MATCH) intervention. See more.

New Moves: A school-based obesity prevention program for adolescent girls

This study aimed to “test the feasibility of an innovative school-based programme for obesity prevention among adolescent girls.” See more.

'Let's Move It' - a school-based multilevel intervention to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour among older adolescents in vocational secondary schools: a study protocol for a cluster randomised trial

The aim of the ‘Let’s Move It’ trial is “to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a school-based, multi-level intervention, on physical activity and sedentary behaviours, among vocational school students.” See more

Effectiveness of social marketing strategies to reduce youth obesity in European school-based interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The objective of this review was “to assess the effectiveness of European school-based interventions to prevent obesity relative to the inclusion of social marketing benchmark criteria domains in the intervention.” See more.