September 27, 2012
In 2007, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded Nemours Health and Prevention Services a grant to monitor implementation of healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices in schools and child-care settings.
March 24, 2011
A major goal of Schwartz' research was to develop and validate a coding system that researchers could use to quantitatively evaluate school wellness policies.
August 1, 2013
Online tool quantifies the effect of interventions and informs practice and policy.
January 1, 2010
In 2008, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded a five-year grant to the Center for Mississippi Health Policy to evaluate the impact of the Mississippi Healthy Students Act and associated regulations on childhood obesity.
March 6, 2009
This article provides a systematic review of the literature on the relationship between environmental and community factors and childhood obesity. While these factors are thought to contribute to childhood obesity, the nature of the relationship is not well understood.