The Fun, Food, and Fitness Project (FFFP): the Baylor GEMS pilot study.

  title={The Fun, Food, and Fitness Project (FFFP): the Baylor GEMS pilot study.},
  author={Thomas Baranowski and Janice Baranowski and Karen W Cullen and Deborah Thompson and Theresa A Nicklas and Issa E Zakeri and James Rochon},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  volume={13 1 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVE The Girls health Enrichment Multisite Studies (GEMS) Fun, Food, and Fitness Project (FFFP) was designed to prevent obesity among 8-year-old African-American girls. DESIGN Twelve-week, two-arm parallel group randomized controlled pilot study. SETTING Summer day camp and homes in Houston, Texas. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-five girls and their parents or caregivers were randomly assigned to treatment (N=19) or control groups (N=16). INTERVENTION Girls in the intervention group attended… CONTINUE READING


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