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.
May 15, 2012
This report summarizes the results of several studies comprising Year Three of an evaluation project assessing the impact of the Mississippi Healthy Students Act on childhood obesity. The evaluation measures trends in childhood obesity rates and ass ...
November 1, 2011
An examination of the accuracy and usability of commercial databases as sources of information about food stores and restaurants.
September 1, 2011
This brief provides select preliminary research results, preliminary analyses, and policy implications for the implementation of the national Safe Routes to School program in Texas.
July 6, 2011
Sara E. Benjamin Neelon, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., studied state regulations related to healthy eating and physical activity for child-care facilities and ways to improve them under a grant from Healthy Eating Research.
April 1, 2011
This report summarizes the results of several studies comprising year two of an evaluation project assessing the impact of the Mississippi Healthy Students Act on childhood obesity.
October 24, 2010
The New Jersey Childhood Obesity Study presents findings from Newark, utilizing information from the household survey, school-based body mass index (BMI) data, and food and physical activity environment data.
August 30, 2010
Program Results Report
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University College of Health and Human Development tested the effect of changes in foods provided by day-care centers to their pre-schoolers.
August 11, 2010
Program Results Report
The Sesame Workshop distributed 14,000 copies of the Healthy Habits for Life Child Care Resource Kit in English and Spanish to home-based child care providers to help them integrate nutrition and physical activity into their daily routines.
August 1, 2010
These reports share findings from the New Jersey Childhood Obesity Study's analysis of New Brunswick. Information for this study is provided by the household survey, school body mass index (BMI) data, and food and physical activity environment data.