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Background Information

The (S)Partners for Heart Health project involves a partnership between public school teachers, MSU students and Faculty, MSU Extension and 5th grade students. The first phase of this project (2007-2008) was funded through a MSU Family and Communities Together (FACT) grant and includes the development and piloting of the measurment methodology and the intervention. The second phase (2008-2009) of this project was funded by a Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Michigan grant. Phase II included conducting a pilot effectiveness study involving four schools. Primary outcomes include nutrition and physical activity behaviors and a cardiovascular health risk appraisal.

Contact Information:

Brook Skinner
SPartners Project Coordinator
Brook.Skinner@rad.msu.edu
517-884-3274

Joe Carlson, Ph.D.
Primary Investigator
joseph.carlson@rad.msu.edu
517-884-3346

Joey C. Eisenmann, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator
Joey.Eisenmann@rad.msu.edu
517.884.3350

Karin Pfeiffer, Ph.D.
Co-Investigator
kap@msu.edu
517.353.5222

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