Improving Physical Activity and Outdoor Recreation in Rural Alabama Through Community Coalitions
Describes a community-based obesity reduction and prevention initiative which used community coalitions to implement research-based interventions. Interventions focused on improving opportunities for physical activity in 14 Alabama counties with high rates of obesity. Reports on the types of interventions implemented and their potential reach.
William M. Carter, Wayde C. Morse, Ruth W. Brock, Barbara Struempler
Preventing Chronic Disease, 16
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Community and faith-based initiatives · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Alabama