Location: Mid South Area (MSA)
Project Number: 6401-51000-001-12
Start Date: Sep 30, 2011
End Date: Sep 29, 2016
Utilizing multi-faceted research approaches, this endeavor will provide a greater understanding of this population’s adherence to national dietary guidance for prevention of obesity and reduced risk for obesity-related chronic disease through the use of dietary and physical activity interventions using established scientific study designs and methods meeting the requirements for evidence based reviews. Specifically through this agreement ARS and cooperator will develop, implement and evaluate new or adapt existing interventions designed to motivate high-risk ethnic or low-sociodemographic children, adults, families, churches, or communities to change eating or activity behaviors for optimum weight and health.