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The High Obesity Program: A Collaboration Between Public Health and Cooperative Extension Services to Address Obesity

Description
Describes the activities of Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas, known as High Obesity Program (HOP), developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with land grant universities and local Cooperative Extension Offices. HOP was designed to implement evidence-based strategies to improve physical activity and nutrition in mostly rural communities with high rates of obesity to reduce obesity and prevent or control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
Author(s)
Sahra Kahin, Ashleigh Murriel, Anu Pejavara, Terrence O'Toole, Ruth Petersen
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date
03/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Diabetes · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Policy · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Alabama · Arkansas · Kentucky · Louisiana · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · West Virginia