Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation : Childhood Obesity

Call for Proposals: Active Living Research is a national program of the Robert Wood JohnsonFoundation (RWJF) and this call for proposals is the first to reflect a new emphasis on supporting research to inform policy and environmental strategies for increasing physical activity among children and adolescents, decreasing their sedentary behaviors and preventing obesity. Deadline: May 14, 2008

Findings are expected to advance RWJF's efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by2015. RWJF will place special emphasis on strategies with the potential to reach racial/ethnic populations and children living in low-income communities who are at highest risk for obesity. Proposed studies must address one of the topics identified in the call for proposals. Childhood Obesity: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Route 1 and College Road, EastPrinceton, NJ 08543.

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