Community and School Partnership to Increase Activity and Improve Nutrition 

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. 

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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

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