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The Impact of Healthy Harlem on the Prevalence of Child Overweight and Obesity and Contributing Factors: Interim Evaluation Report

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  • James Mabli
  • Martha Bleeker
  • Mary Kay Fox

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The Healthy Harlem program, which is focused on improving health, nutrition, and physical fitness among children enrolled in the Harlem Children’s Zone, had positive impacts on students’ nutrition knowledge, self-efficacy, fitness, and body mass index (BMI).

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  • James Mabli & Martha Bleeker & Mary Kay Fox, "undated". "The Impact of Healthy Harlem on the Prevalence of Child Overweight and Obesity and Contributing Factors: Interim Evaluation Report," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 1883f3b528d345c6a957c5e1e, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:1883f3b528d345c6a957c5e1e5b173c8
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    childhood obesity; Harlem Children's Zone; body mass index; nutrition; physical fitness; afterschool program;

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