Research on MalNutrition among Government School Children in India
1. There is a higher incidence of overweight children at 6.85% in Private Schools. There is a marked prevalence of underweight children at 44% in the Government schools in a cross sectional study of the nutritional status among 350 school children of ages 10 to 16 years as per research.
2. The overall prevalence of underweight, overweight and obesity among primary school children of Mysore city was 385 (24.5%), 132 (8.4%), and 65 (4.1%), respectively. No obese child was found in government school, whereas underweight prevalence was more in government school (32.5%) when compared with private school (18.2%). The overweight prevalence was more in private school (14.9%) than government school (0.2%) as per research.
4. Poor health and nutrition during childhood affects educational access, social participation, income and academic achievement of a person throughout his life. School-based health and nutrition programs are providing a cost-effective and low-cost solutions to dealing with long term well-being of the population.
Research on Fitness
10th Annual Health Survey of Private Schools from Sportz Village
10th Annual Health Survey of Public Schools from Sportz Village
Research on Habit Formation
What’s the most accurate predictor of Academic Achievement? It’s not socioeconomic status, nor how prestigious the school is that a child attends. The best predictor of student success is the extent to which families encourage learning at home and involve themselves in their child’s education.