Performance Improvement 2013-2014. Will a Healthcare Provider Resource Based Upon the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Promote Positive Behavior Change?

01/01/2014

This project developed, implemented and evaluated a healthcare provider resource in an effort to promote use of the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (PAG), the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 7th edition (DGA) and health literacy principles.

A healthcare providers' guide/curriculum was developed according to the PAG and DGA, pilot tested locally, and implemented in selected sites nationwide. The guide/curriculum was evaluated for usability, and for effectiveness in promoting positive behavior change.

Report Title: A Healthcare Provider Resource Based Upon the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
Agency Sponsor: OASH, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Federal Contact: Rick Olson, 240-453-8256
Performer: American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Record ID: 9855 (December 31, 2012)

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