Full title: FAN – Famiglia, Attività fisica, Nutrizione
Keywords: Nutrition, Physical Activity, e-mail, web, SMS, Social Marketing
Aims: To examine the effect of tailored communications on nutrition and physical activity behaviors, knowledge, attitudes, social norms, perceived behavioral control, and intentions.
Sample: Families residing in Ticino Canton with children attending elementary school and the first two classes of middle school (approximately children 6-12 years of age).
Methods: Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT); Mix methods (interviews, focus groups, surveys). Assessments were conducted pre, post and 3 months post-intervention.
Funders: Canton Ticino, Department of Health and Human Services and Health Promotion Switzerland.
- Principal investigator: Prof. L. Suzanne Suggs
- Project manager: Natalie Rangelov
- Collaborators: Antonella Branchi & Alessia Antonietti (Canton Ticino, Department of Health and Human Services [Dipartimento della sanità e della socialità, Ufficio del medico cantonale, Servizio di promozione e valutazione sanitaria])