Participation rates, weight loss, and blood pressure changes among obese women in a nutrition-exercise program.

@article{Lasco1989ParticipationRW,
  title={Participation rates, weight loss, and blood pressure changes among obese women in a nutrition-exercise program.},
  author={R A Lasco and Raymond H. Curry and Verna Josephine Dickson and James Powers and S Menes and Robert K. Merritt},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1989},
  volume={104 6},
  pages={
          640-6
        }
}
Since 1985, a black urban community in Atlanta has planned, implemented, and evaluated a cardiovascular risk reduction project. The Community Health Assessment and Promotion Project (CHAPP) was developed to reduce the high incidence of cardiovascular risk factors in the neighborhood's predominantly black population. Based on data from a needs assessment, a community coalition designed and directed a 10-week exercise and nutrition intervention targeted to obese residents between the ages of 18… CONTINUE READING

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