Project Director: Robert McDermott, Ph.D.
Project Co-Directors: Carol Bryant, Ph.D., Rita Debate, Ph.D.
Location: Hillsborough County, Florida
The USF Colleges of Education and Public Health worked cooperatively to implement the Florida Childhood Obesity Prevention Project (FCOP). USF faculty have experience working on a variety of obesity prevention projects. Two promising physical activity promotion interventions were selected for tailoring, implementation, and evaluation during 2008-2009. These are:
The FCOP 2008-2009 objectives were to:
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