Michelle Fujimoto

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of an after-school team sports program for reducing weight gain in low-income overweight children. DESIGN Six-month, 2-arm, parallel-group, pilot randomized controlled trial. SETTING Low-income, racial/ethnic minority community. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-one children in grades 4 and 5 with a(More)
OBJECTIVE To test a 2-year community- and family-based obesity prevention program for low-income African American girls: Stanford GEMS (Girls' health Enrichment Multi-site Studies). DESIGN Randomized controlled trial with follow-up measures scheduled at 6, 12, 18, and 24 months. SETTING Low-income areas of Oakland, California. PARTICIPANTS African(More)
Our evaluation study identifies facilitators and barriers to participation among families participating in the treatment arm of Stanford ECHALE. This culturally tailored obesity prevention trial consisted of a combined intervention with two main treatment components: 1) a folkloric dance program; and 2) a screen time reduction curriculum designed for 7-11(More)
OBJECTIVE African-American girls and women are at high risk of obesity and its associated morbidities. Few studies have tested obesity prevention strategies specifically designed for African-American girls. This report describes the design and baseline findings of the Stanford GEMS (Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies) trial to test the effect of a(More)
In 1984 the Public Health Bureau of Nagoya City began a new health check-up program to encourage citizens aged 40 years to have a medical examination. The rate of participation was 46.6% greater than that of the previous program; however, at about 16%, it was still low. From the survey in Moriyama Ward following results were suggested. Housewives and female(More)
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