Collaborative Environment Approaches to Reduce Obesity Disparities in Kentucky

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The purpose of this proposal is enhance existing community collaborations within counties while establishing new key connections to provide residents a "menu" of evidence and practice-based interventions to achieve the following outcomes. Outcome 1. Increased knowledge of children, youth and families related to healthy behaviors associated with eating, physical activity and screen time. Outcome 2. Increased number of existing community coalitions that support implementation of practice-based strategies to improve healthy behaviors. Outcome 3. Increased number of community wide practices that promote access to and improve behaviors associated with healthy foods, beverages, physical activity, and screen time. Faculty and staff throughout the University of Kentucky (Public Health, School Human Environmental Sciences, and Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics within the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment) and Cooperative Extension will provide support to community groups to select key interventions that will target the selected strategies to achieve the above outcomes. Below is a conceptual model that highlights how
Effective start/end date9/30/149/29/17


  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention: $1,017,917.00


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