Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
August 1, 2008 | Journal Article
This study reveals links between built environment, the likelihood of certain populations to walk in their neighborhoods, and overweight outcomes.
June 1, 2007 | Program Result
From 2000 to 2005, staff at the Black Women's Health Imperative created and implemented an online version of a self-help fitness program for African-American women called Walking for Wellness.
November 1, 1996 | Program Result
The National Black Women's Health Project, a self-help and advocacy organization committed to improving the health of African-American women, enhanced an existing 1991 demonstration project, "Walking for Wellness."
November 22, 2011 | Story
Walking or biking to and from school is a great way to ensure daily physical activity for children and to help prevent obesity.
October 18, 2011 | Story
Winning Strategies in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity.
December 11, 2009 | Journal Article
This special issue of the AJPM features research from RWJF's Active Living by Design (ALbD) program and its 15 community partnerships.
May 6, 2008 | Video/Story
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.