No. After Applying Criteria

Types of Studies (e.g., RCTs, quasi-experimental, qualitative)

Outcome Measures (e.g., BMI, diet, physical activity, other behaviors, environment)

Length of Intervention and/or Follow-up


Included: experimental and nonexperimental studies

Not reported

Not reported

Used conceptual framework of Cooper (1984) to guide the systematic review; used Stetler et al. (1998) for assessing quality


Included: school-based curriculum programs for obesity prevention; studies needed to manipulate at least one of the variables of dietary habits, physical activity, healthful lifestyle education, and parental involvement; English language

(22) Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

(23) HealthSTAR (Health Services Technology, Administration, and Research)

(24) PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International

(25) ProceedingsFirst


(27) PsycINFO (Psychological abstracts)

(28) PubMed or MEDLINE

(29) Population Index

(30) Proquest Digital Dissertation Abstracts International

(31) Proquest Digital Dissertations and Theses

(32) PsychLit—Silver Platter

(33) Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

(34) ScienceDirect


(36) Social Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

(37) Social SciSearch

(38) Sociological Abstracts

(39) SPORTDiscus

(40) TRIS (Transportation Research Information Services)

(41) TRIP (Turning Research into Practice)

(42) Web of Knowledge

(43) Web of Science

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