The goals of this project will be to: 1) Conduct formative assessment with community stakeholders interested in addressing health disparities in minority children and families in Flint, Michigan; 2) Develop and implement a community-based intervention to increase physical activity and improve dietary behaviors in minority children and families in four neighborhoods of Flint, Michigan; and 3) Assess the effects of the intervention on health-related variables (physical activity, dietary behaviors, BMI z-score, etc.) in minority children and primary caregivers.
Type of Project: Research
Target Population: Children Adolescents Young Adults Adults Older adults
Funding Agency: NIH R01 (pending)
Target Locations: Flint
Principal Investigators: Karin Pfeiffer
Lead Institution: MSU- Kinesiology