International Journal of School Health

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Effects of a School-Based Intervention on BMI z-Scores and Fitness Parameters in Mississippi Delta Children

Kathy B. Knight 1 , * , Janie W. Cole 1 , Lacy M. Dodd 1 and Charlotte B. Oakley 1
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1 Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management, University of Mississippi, University, MS, USA
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  • International Journal of School Health: July 2017, 4 (3); e13793
  • Published Online: May 29, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 3, 2017
  • Revised: April 10, 2017
  • Accepted: April 15, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/intjsh.13793

To Cite: Knight K B, Cole J W, Dodd L M, Oakley C B. Effects of a School-Based Intervention on BMI z-Scores and Fitness Parameters in Mississippi Delta Children, Int J School Health. 2017 ;4(3):e13793. doi: 10.5812/intjsh.13793.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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