[ARTICLE] Impact and cost of the peer-led Students As LifeStyle Activists programme in high schools

Objective: To determine the impact of a peer-led, school-based programme (Students As LifeStyle Activists; SALSA) on energy balance–related behaviours (EBRBs) in Grade 8 students, and the cost of implementing the programme.

Conclusion: The SALSA peer education programme had a positive impact on most of the dietary EBRBs examined. The cost evaluation showed that it is a relatively low-cost programme to implement.

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