Changes in diet and physical activity resulting from the Shape Up Somerville community intervention

@inproceedings{Folta2013ChangesID,
  title={Changes in diet and physical activity resulting from the Shape Up Somerville community intervention},
  author={Sara C Folta and Julia F Kuder and Jeanne P. Goldberg and Raymond R. Hyatt and Aviva Must and Elena N. Naumova and Miriam E Nelson and Christina D Economos},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to describe the behavioral changes in children resulting from Shape Up Somerville (SUS), a community-based, participatory obesity prevention intervention that used a multi-level, systems-based approach. It was set in Somerville, an urban, culturally diverse community in Massachusetts, USA. METHODS This was a non-randomized, controlled 2-year community-based intervention trial with children enrolled in grades 1 to 3 (ages 6-8 years). Overall, the SUS… CONTINUE READING
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