Project FIT: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a school- and community-based intervention to address physical activity and healthy eating among low-income elementary school children

@inproceedings{Eisenmann2011ProjectFR,
  title={Project FIT: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a school- and community-based intervention to address physical activity and healthy eating among low-income elementary school children},
  author={Joey C. Eisenmann and Katherine Alaimo and Karin Pfeiffer and Hye-Jin Paek and J. J. Carlson and Heather M. Hayes and Tracy R. Thompson and Deanne K Kelleher and Hyun Jung Oh and Julie Orth and Sue Randall and Kellie Mayfield and Denise Holmes},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND This paper describes Project FIT, a collaboration between the public school system, local health systems, physicians, neighborhood associations, businesses, faith-based leaders, community agencies and university researchers to develop a multi-faceted approach to promote physical activity and healthy eating toward the general goal of preventing and reducing childhood obesity among children in Grand Rapids, MI, USA. METHODS/DESIGN There are four overall components to Project FIT… CONTINUE READING
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