Evaluation of a Two-Year Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Intervention in Middle School Children
Read the provided summary of a research article. Then answer the following questions based on your understanding of the research design and the material presented in Chapter 5 of the textbook.
- Why is early adolescence an appropriate age for an intervention of this sort? Use your knowledge of the characteristics of this developmental period to explain.
- The authors conclude with a recommendation that schools become more involved with creating an environment that discourages unhealthy eating. What are some specific changes that schools might make? Think about your own experiences in middle school, but do not limit your answer to address only your school. Â Â Â Â Â Â