Date of Award
Master of Science in Nursing
The purpose of this study was to determine if the students in the 5th grade class at Granite Hill Elementary were overweight or obese. The research questions included: (a) Does the Granite Hill Elementary School population mirror the world wide trend of increasing childhood overweight and childhood obesity, and (b) how does the Granite Hill Elementary School population compare to the International Obesity Task Force standards?
Toten, Deborah Ann, "Childhood overweight and childhood obesity in fifth graders at Granite Hill Elementary School" (2003). Theses Digitization Project. 2181.