Bibliographies of Camp-related Research
A Residential Camp Experience as an Approach to Adolescent Weight Management
Brandt, G., Maschoff, T., & Chandler, N.S.
Adolescence, 1980, 17 (60) 807-822
Explore the environment of a residential camp as a beneficial approach to weight loss management for adolescents.
35 male and female subjects, age 13-17 years, attending a one week experimental weight loss camp.
Pre-, Post- test, 6-Month Follow up, Wahler Self-description Inventory, Weight and Height Measurements, Nutrition Knowledge Test, Social History, Attitude Survey, Camper Evaluation Form.
- 3.3 pound mean weight loss at 6-month follow up.
- Increased favorable self-evaluation scores.
- Decreased unfavorable self-evaluation scores.