Increases in Lifestyle Activities as a Result of Experience Corps® Participation

@article{Parisi2014IncreasesIL,
  title={Increases in Lifestyle Activities as a Result of Experience Corps® Participation},
  author={Jeanine M. Parisi and Julie Kuo and George W. Rebok and Qian-Li Xue and Linda P. Fried and Tara L. Gruenewald and Jin Huang and Teresa Seeman and David Roth and Elizabeth K. Tanner and Michelle C. Carlson},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2014},
  volume={92},
  pages={55-66}
}
Experience Corps® (EC) was designed to simultaneously increase cognitive, social, and physical activity through high-intensity volunteerism in elementary school classrooms. It is, therefore, highly likely that EC participation may alter pre-existing patterns of lifestyle activity. This study examined the impact of “real-world” volunteer engagement on the frequency of participation in various lifestyle activities over a 2-year period. Specifically, we examined intervention-related changes on… CONTINUE READING