Technical assistance and direction for RWJF's Active Living Research program

The Foundation's Active Living Research program was designed to support investigator-initiated research to identify and assess structural, environmental, and policy changes with the potential to increase population levels of physical activity.This grant will provide continued funding for technical assistance and direction for the Active Living Research program and its work to stimulate and support research identifying environmental factors and policies with the potential to increase everyday physical activity among children and families in order to reverse the rise in childhood obesity. The program places a special emphasis on research addressing ways to increase youth physical activity levels in the low-income and racial/ethnic communities at highest risk.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $1,243,959.00

Awarded on: 10/16/2009

Time frame: 12/1/2009 - 11/30/2010

Grant Number: 63135


San Diego State University Research Foundation

Gateway Center
5250 Campanile Drive
San Diego, 92182-1901


James F. Sallis
Project Director