RWJF is passionate about the responsibility it has to share information and foster understanding of the impact of past grantmaking—what works, what doesn’t and why.
New YMCA Program Uses Coaching and Relationship Building to Promote Healthy Behaviors in Sedentary Adults
November 14, 2004 | Program Results Report
The YMCA of Santa Clara Valley joined with YMCAs in four other western cities in conducting an exploratory study of Total Health Plus+, a comprehensive nutrition and exercise program that helps sedentary adults adopt and sustain healthier lifestyles.
June 17, 2006 | Program Results Report
The Miriam Hospital in Providence, R.I., evaluated the extent to which Choose To Move and Jump Start, two print-based self-help interventions, increased physical activity among sedentary women.
November 4, 2011 | Program Results Report
South Jersey Healthcare implemented Success Through Exercise, Physical Fitness and Sharing Information for Kids, a 12-week course that helps overweight children and their parents in low-income and minority communities combat obesity.
October 12, 2011 | Program Results Report
The Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania integrated a senior statistician into the research team at the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, to improve quality, coordination and productivity across multiple studies of childhood obesity.
May 15, 2008 | Program Results Report
Trenton's H.O.P.E., a New Jersey-based community development corporation, conducted a series of eight-week workshops on healthy eating and physical activity in 2005 and 2006.
Policy Briefs and Website Show California Lawmakers Rates of Childhood Obesity and Diabetes in Their Districts
June 9, 2008 | Program Results Report
In 2001, the California Center for Public Health Advocacy published policy briefs about childhood obesity and fitness levels and diabetes mortality rates throughout California.
January 12, 2015 | Program Results Report
Since 2001, Active Living Research projects have generated evidence about policy and environmental factors that can increase physical activity among children, and have used that evidence to inform policy, advocacy, and practice.