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A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Child To child Teaching On Knowledge Regarding Prevention Of Obesity Among School Children

Mr. N. R. Karthik, Mrs. Cecilia Vardhini, Mrs. Arulmozhi

Keywords : Obesity, child to child approach, and volunteers

Citation Information : Karthik MN, Vardhini MC, MA. A Study To Assess The Effectiveness Of Child To child Teaching On Knowledge Regarding Prevention Of Obesity Among School Children. 2016; 9 (3):36-38.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-9-3-36

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objectives-to assess the prevailing knowledge regarding obesity among school children and to create awareness on prevention of obesity through child to child approach Method-Quasi experimental design & purposive sampling method was used Result-child to child approach was effective in improving knowledge of school children regarding prevention of obesity. Conclusion-These findings showed that child to child education about prevention of obesity is very useful to motivate the students.


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