Community-Based Priorities for Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity in Childhood

@article{Mccarron2010CommunityBasedPF,
  title={Community-Based Priorities for Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity in Childhood},
  author={D. Mccarron and Ninon Richartz and S. Brigham and M. White and S. Klein and Samuel Kessel},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={126},
  pages={S73 - S89}
}
  • D. Mccarron, Ninon Richartz, +3 authors Samuel Kessel
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Overweight among America's youth has prompted a large response from foundations, government, and private organizations to support programmatic interventions. The architecture for many of these programs was derived from “experts,” whereas the perspective of families, and communities—those most affected and most instrumental in altering behavior—is rarely the driving force. Shaping America's Youth (SAY) was established to assess programs that target nutrition and physical activity and to promote… CONTINUE READING

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