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Development, implementation and evaluation of youth development programmes to address health risk behaviour among grade 8 to grade 10 learners in selected schools in the Paarl area.
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Background: There is consensus internationally and among South African researchers that engagement in health risk behaviours amongst the youth is a concern from a public health perspective. It is evident that much health ...
Determining the effects of a short-term physical activity intervention programme on body mass index, blood pressure, pulse rate and percentage body fat among high school learners
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
Physical inactivity is recognised as a major risk factor for non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. Current recommendations for participation in physical activity are ...
Physical inactivity among high school learners in Belhar - a public health concern
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
For many decades, the World Health Organisation had highlighted the growing importance of chronic non-communicable diseases in developed and developing countries, with an increase in lifestyle-related diseases. Physical ...