Effects of an obesity prevention intervention (CHILE) on physical activity and television viewing among preschool children in rural New Mexico
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Describe the components of the multi-level approach used in the CHILE study. Discuss the evidence-based physical activity guidelines for preschool children used in the CHILE study. Explain how this approach may be applied in other communities.
Keyword(s): Physical Activity, Head Start
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a masterâs level exercise scientist, and registered nurse with 19 years of experience. For the Child Health Initiative for Lifelong Eating and Exercise (CHILE) study, I developed physical activity interventions; I trained Head Start teachers and staff in the implementation of the physical activity components of the study; I developed information for the physical activity newsletters; and, I designed and implemented physical activity components of the family intervention.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.