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Assessing an Obesity Audit Tool and Determining Whether School Policies and Environments Predict Relative Weight Outcomes

The purpose of this study is to assess the reliability and validity of a brief, low-cost school environment audit tool, which is currently administered to all Pennsylvania Keystone Healthy Zone public schools. In addition, this research will also determine whether school policies and environments predict relative weight outcomes. The first phase of this work will More

Date: September 2008

Resource Type: Grant Summary

Focus Areas: School & After School

Evaluating the Efficacy of a Healthy Corner Store Initiative in Reducing Childhood Obesity

This project will evaluate the efficacy of a community-based, environmental intervention in urban corner stores located near schools. By targeting multiple aspects of the corner store environment (e.g., social, educational, food availability), the goal of this intervention is to decrease the purchase of high calorie snacks and beverages and increase the percentage of healthy snacks More

Date: September 2007

Resource Type: Grant Summary

Focus Areas: Food Access Food Retail