Bioscience

Stealth health project to reduce prevalence of pediatric obesity

December 2, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: East Valley Living] – Want your kids to exercise more and like it? As TV commercials say, “There’s an app for that.” Or there will be soon.

In a three-year study at the University of Arizona, dozens of UA students, faculty and staff, high school students and community organizations are developing a multidisciplinary project to encourage physical activity and positive nutritional habits among young people, ages 12-18.

The study is called “Stealth Health,” and investigators are hoping it will be a force for change among the younger set.

For more information: Stealth Health Project to Reduce Prevalence of Pediatric Obesity