Target Behavior: Healthy Eating, Physical Activity
Intervention Type: Direct Education
Intervention Reach and Adoption
Setting: Child care
Target Audience: Preschool (<5 years old)
Race/Ethnicity: African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans
- Children attending the intervention schools had significantly smaller increases in BMI compared with children attending the control schools at both one and two-year follow-up for predominately African American schools, but not predominately Latino schools.
- Saturated fat intake was significantly lower in children attending the intervention schools compared with children attending the control schools at 1-year follow-up.
Effectiveness Trial (lessons taught by classroom teachers)
- Children attending the intervention schools had significantly higher levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity levels and less total screen time than children attending control schools post-intervention.
|Readiness and Capacity – Short Term (ST)||Changes – Medium Term (MT)||Effectiveness and Maintenance – Long Term (LT)||Population Results (R)|
|Individual||ST1, ST3||MT1, MT3||LT1, LT3|
|Sectors of Influence|