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Author

Becky Jensen

Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

2009

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Nutrition, Food Science, and Hospitality

First Advisor

Kendra Kattelmann

Abstract

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

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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