TITLE

Weight gain prevention among black women in the rural community health center setting: The Shape Program

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p305
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the findings of a research conducted on examining the objectives of weight gain prevention program called the Shape Program, introduced among black women in the rural community health center setting. It discusses the methodology of the research. It concludes that the program uses an innovative intervention approach to reduce the risk of obesity and obesity-associated chronic diseases among black women.
ACCESSION #
77673767

 

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