The Importance of Community Participation in the Prevention of Obesity among American Indian Children

April 2013
Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Apr2013, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p226
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study on the importance of community participation to prevent obesity among American Indian children. A family-based randomized controlled trial was conducted to American Indian children between ages 2 and 5 years who participated in a two-year obesity prevention intervention in Wisconsin. It notes that community members and tribal leaders played significant roles in obesity prevention intervention.


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