Conceptual Framework for the Intervention on Childhood Obesity Management for School Health Nurses and School children in Malaysia.

Norimah Said, Norazmir Md Nor, Siti Sabariah, Siti Khuzaimah


This article aims to present the conceptual framework for the Intervention Health Educational Module and C.H.A.N.G.E design on Childhood Obesity Management for School Health Nurses towards obese school children. Social Cognitive theory, Urie Bronfenbrenner, and Kolb's model of Learning Styles and Experiential Learning will be used in this study to modify and make changes on the knowledge, attitude, behavior, and environment among obese school children. This study aims to provide a new model on the development of the professional role of nurses in the School Health Program (SHP) and health education promotion towards obese school children to improve their quality of life.

Keywords: obesity; school children; school nurses; conceptual framework

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


obesity; school children; school nurses; conceptual framework

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