Identifying Environmental influences on Obesity Risk Factors of Commerical Truckers

  • Reed, Deborah (PI)
  • Turner, Lisa (CoI)

Grants and Contracts Details


To identify obesity risk factors in commercial truck drivers. Previous studies involving commercial truck drivers have noted high prevalence rates of obesity in th population. The goal of this proposed study is to describe how the work environment of commercial trucks contributes to their (driver's) risk for obesity. The long-term goal of this study is to decrease these risks and to help make the roads a safer place to travel by improving trucker's health.
Effective start/end date7/1/086/30/09


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