Table 13Interventions of studies based in schools with a community component

Author, YearControl ArmDescription of InterventionDiet (Phys/Env)Diet (Psych)Physical Activity (Phys/Env)Physical Activity (Psych)
Crespo, 2012160Usual careIntervention delivered by a community health advisor through home visit focused on increasing fruit, vegetable, and water consumption, increasing active play and decreasing sugar-sweetened beverages and TV viewingXX
Usual careImplementation and improvement of cafeteria salad bars.
School playground improvement
Improvement of community park Health Informatics:
XX
Usual careIntervention delivered by a community health advisor through home visit focused on increasing fruit, vegetable, and water consumption.
School playground improvement .
Improvement of community park.
XXXX
Macaulay, 19 97161Usual careStorytelling, games, food tasting, experiments, puppet shows, crafts, and audiovisual presentations to promote healthy eating.
Emphasizes the benefits and pleasure of daily physical activity and the different types of activity: aerobic, strength building, and flexibility
XX
Madsen, 2009162Usual carePlay soccer three days a week
Literacy improvement: participants perform community service or undertake creative writing the remaining two days a week.
X
Muckelbauer, 2009158Usual careCombined environmental and educational intervention solely promoting water consumptionXX

Psych = psychosocial intervention; Phys/Env = Physical/environmental intervention

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