ThesisChapman-Garofalo, Wendy E.The purpose of this research was to determine whether overweight was prevalent among the Down's Syndrome sample studied as has been suggested, and, if so, to determine what factors may be contributing to this condition. Forty respondents who were memb . . .
ThesisMunro, Joan FrancesThe purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a nutrition education curriculum on: 1) the level of knowledge held by the trainable mentally retarded about nutrition, 2) modification of food selection practices among the study populat . . .
ThesisPhysical activity, nutrition, technology, ethnicity, and the prevalence of overweight and obesity of low socioeconomic 8th grade middle school students in Sacramento, CATadena, Alyssa N.The prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity is a major public health concern in the United States. Adolescent populations of low socioeconomic status (LSES) have a higher relationship of becoming obese. Obesity is linked to a lack of physical . . .