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 A Mccarron and Ninon Richartz and Steve Brigham and Molly K White and Stephen P. Klein and Samuel Kessel},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={126 Suppl 2},
  pages={S73-89}
}
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… CONTINUE READING