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Using a Participatory Research Approach in a School-Based Physical Activity Intervention to Prevent Diabetes in the Hualapai Indian Community, Arizona, 2002-2006

Description
Results of a quantitative study in which 71 Native American youth in grades 3-8 participated in twice-weekly physical activity classes designed to reduce diabetes risk factors. Researchers compared participants' blood glucose levels and Body Mass Indexes at the beginning of the study with the same measures taken at the conclusion.
Author(s)
Nicolette I. Teufel-Shone, Michelle Gamber, Helen Watahomigie, et al.
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 11
Date
09/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Diabetes · Physical activity · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Arizona