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Case Study: Community Fitness Initiative Helps Lower Childhood Obesity Rates

Description
Details key steps and lessons learned as community stakeholders in Lexington, Nebraska organized an initiative aimed at reducing local childhood obesity rates. Using a partnership approach, leaders at Lexington Regional Health Center were able to successfully implement a community-wide program, the Community Fitness Initiative (CFI), and significantly reduce obesity rates in area schools.
Type
Document
Organization
Bryan Health
Tagged as
Children and youth · Community engagement and volunteerism · Networking and collaboration · Obesity and weight control · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Nebraska