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Schools and student obesity: research into school-level environmental associations and student weight-related factors

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Background: This thesis investigated the role that primary schools play in promoting healthy eating and physical activity (PA) amongst students. The socio-ecological model (SEM) to health provided the theoretical framework for understanding the different levels of influence on childhood obesity. A systematic review of the evidence was published that looked at the relationship between the school setting and rates of student overweight and obesity (O&O;). Its primary aim...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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