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Obesity Prevention for Pre-Adolescents

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.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: diet, physical activity, reduced sedentary behavior


Phase 2


Inclusion Criteria:

   - all third graders in the participating elementary schools at baseline

Exclusion Criteria:

   - unable to complete the study procedures

Ages Eligible for Study

0 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

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