School site visits for community-based participatory research on healthy eating.

@article{Patel2009SchoolSV,
  title={School site visits for community-based participatory research on healthy eating.},
  author={Anisha I. Patel and Laura M Bogart and Kimberly E. Uyeda and Homero Martinez and Ritamarie Knizewski and Gery Ryan and Mark A. Schuster},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 6 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S300-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND School nutrition policies are gaining support as a means of addressing childhood obesity. Community-based participatory research (CBPR) offers an approach for academic and community partners to collaborate to translate obesity-related school policies into practice. Site visits, in which trained observers visit settings to collect multilevel data (e.g., observation, qualitative interviews), may complement other methods that inform health promotion efforts. This paper demonstrates the… CONTINUE READING

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