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This study investigated the effect of a Making Healthy Choices lesson on junior high school students' preference rankings of items used to motivate students to increase academic performance. Results indicated that the lesson resulted in increased ranking scores on healthy items. This study used an assessment procedure that may be used to identify healthy rewards that may motivate students to increase academic performance as well as practice healthy decision making to prevent obesity.
Baird, Nicholas Glover, "Making Healthy Choices: Adolescent Preference Ratings" (2009). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. Paper 437.
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