Building evidence to reduce inequities in youth physical activity and obesity: Introduction to the Physical Activity Research Center (PARC) Special Section

James F. Sallis, Nisha Botchwey, Myron F. Floyd, Keshia M. Pollack Porter, M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, J. Aaron Hipp, Anna Kim, Terry L. Conway

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Abstract

This guest editorial introduces the rationale and goals of the Physical Activity Research Center. It provides an overview of the five papers in this Special Section plus six commissioned studies intended to inform advocacy efforts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number105767
JournalPreventive medicine
Volume129
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2019
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Award number 73742 ). The sponsor was not involved in study design; collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; or the decision to submit the manuscript for publication.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2019

Keywords

  • Adolescents
  • Children
  • Ethnicity
  • Exercise
  • Health equity
  • Race
  • Rural

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