Nutrition and physical activity in child care: results from an environmental intervention.

@article{Ward2008NutritionAP,
  title={Nutrition and physical activity in child care: results from an environmental intervention.},
  author={Dianne Stanton Ward and Sara E. Benjamin and Alice S. Ammerman and Sarah C Ball and Brian H. Neelon and Shrikant I. Bangdiwala},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={352-6}
}
BACKGROUND With evidence of increased levels of obesity in younger children, the child-care setting is an important intervention target. Few environmental interventions exist, and none target both diet and physical activity. The Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) intervention was developed to fill this research and practice gap. DESIGN Randomized controlled. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS Health professionals (child-care health consultants) serving child-care… CONTINUE READING

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