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Healthy Schools for Healthy Kids - Active Living

This 2003 report examines school-based physical activity and healthy eating programs to help curb the nation's childhood obesity epidemic. Pyramid Communications, a Seattle-based strategic public affairs company, conducted research on this issue as part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's National Dialogue on Health project. To identify opportunities for increasing children's physical activity and healthy eating in schools nationwide, Pyramid conducted an investigation of relevant policies and programs between November 1, 2002, and May 1, 2003.



OrganizationRobert Wood Johnson Foundation
Resource TypeCase Study
LocationNational
Publish DateDecember 4, 2003
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