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Transition, school, friends and obesity risk models (the TranSFORM study)

Marks, Jennifer 2016, Transition, school, friends and obesity risk models (the TranSFORM study), PhD thesis, School of Health & Social Development, Deakin University.

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Title Transition, school, friends and obesity risk models (the TranSFORM study)
Author Marks, Jennifer
Institution Deakin University
School School of Health & Social Development
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Allender, Steven
Barnett, Lisa
Kayla de la Haye
Date submitted 2016-05
Keyword(s) obesity
childhood obesity
adolescent obesity prevention
school environment
peer influence
Summary The TranSFORM study demonstrated the impact that a change of school environment has on physical activity, sedentary and dietary behaviour in late childhood. Results provide strong evidence of the influence of friendship networks, and the potential for changing and reinforcing positive weight related behaviour in early adolescence.
Language eng
Field of Research 111712 - Health Promotion 50%
111704 - Community Child Health 50%
Socio Economic Objective 920501 - Child Health 100%
Description of original xi, 304 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, some coloured
Copyright notice ┬ęThe Author. All Rights Reserved
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30088811

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