ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the effect of intervention programs using nutritional education, physical activity or both on the reduction of body mass index in school-age students.
METHODS:The systematic review with meta-analysis included randomized controlled studies available from the following electronic databases for the years 1998 to 2010: PubMed, Lilacs, Embase, Scopus, Web of Science and Cochrane Library. The descriptors were: randomized controlled trial, overweight, obesity, body mass index, child, a…
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