Factors Impacting Implementation of Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies in Rural Schools
Examines school policies and implementation related to nutrition and physical activity (PA) to understand the disproportionate rates of obesity in rural Latino children. Analyzes perceptions of policies and barriers from 20 interviews with stakeholders in Lower Yakima Valley of Eastern Washington State K-12 school districts. Discusses themes such as knowledge of school PA and nutrition policies as well as barriers and facilitators to policy implementation.
Caryn Ausenhus, Joshua M. Gold, Cynthia K. Perry, et al.
BMC Public Health, 23, 308
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Hispanic or Latino · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Schools · Washington