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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
Department / School
Nutrition, Food Science, and Hospitality
KidQuest is a nutrition and physical activity curriculum for 5th to 6th grade youth engaging participants in goal setting, self-monitoring, and reinforcement. Evaluation of the program over the 2005-2006 school year involved a nonrandom sample of 98 intervention and 38 control group participants in rural South Dakota using baseline and ending surveys. Self reported improvements in breakfast frequency, dairy intake, increased frequency of looking at the food label and increased food label knowledge was observed in the intervention group with no significant change in the control group.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Children -- Nutrition
Exercise for children
Obesity in children
Nutrition surveys -- South Dakota
South Dakota State University
Jensen, Becky, "The Efficacy of KidQuest: A Nutrition and Physical Activity Curriculum for 5th and 6th Grade Youth" (2009). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 6044.