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Impact of Improving Home Environments on Energy Intake and Physical Activity: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Description
Reports on the effectiveness of a weight control intervention using health coaches to target home environments using the Healthy Homes/Healthy Families model. Examines changes in the patients' physical activity, calorie intake, and weight. The intervention focused on overweight and obese women in rural Georgia who were patients of community health centers.
Author(s)
Michelle C. Kegler, Regine Haardörfer, Iris C. Alcantara, et al.
Citation
American Journal of Public Health, 106(1), 143-52
Date
01/2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Community health workers · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Obesity and weight control · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women · Georgia