Project title:

On-line and in control: PEACH™ (Parenting, Eating and Activity for Child Health) Lifestyle

Chief Investigator:

Associate Professor Anthea Magarey

Funding Amount:

$75,000

Recipient:

Flinders University

Overview:

Childhood obesity is a global problem with little evidence to inform practice. Our PEACH™ RCT program is one of few programs to demonstrate effectiveness and has been translated to community settings in SA and QLD .The program targets parents of overweight primary schoolers, taking a family-focussed approach to improve lifestyles and weight status. Recruitment is difficult due to sensitivity of the issue and poor recognition of the problem; retention is challenged by the need for long term support. The proposed program will address these issues to improve children’s health, state-wide.

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