Obesity Prevention for Pre-Adolescents

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00185978


To develop and evaluate, in a randomized controlled trial, a comprehensive obesity prevention program for third, fourth and fifth grade students. The intervention includes activities in THE SCHOOL, THE HOME, and a clinically oriented component for HIGH-RISK CHILDREN. In addition, the intervention will be delivered over a 3 year period, with age and grade-appropriate components for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders and their families. The primary outcome is body mass index. PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: To significantly reduce body mass index, compared to controls, at the end of the three year intervention.

Official Title

School- and Family-Based Obesity Prevention for Children

Stanford Investigator(s)


Inclusion Criteria:

   - all third graders in the participating elementary schools at baseline

Exclusion Criteria:

   - unable to complete the study procedures


behavioral: diet, physical activity, reduced sedentary behavior

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305