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Health Outcomes of Teens Participating in Summer Employment Immersion Programs

2016-09-01 14:53:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is a collaboration between investigators and two community partners: a youth employment program and an urban farm. The community partners hire 300+ adolescents for summer jobs at various organizations. Approximately 120 adolescents will be employed with the urban farm site. As one component of their program evaluation plan, investigators will evaluate change in BMI of participants. The investigators hypothesize that there will be a reduction in BMI of those participants working at the urban farm site.

Description

The investigators will measure height/weight/BMI of all participants located at the urban farm site. Investigators will also collect demographic data as well as other social data (example: food security).

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Pediatric Obesity

Intervention

Measurement

Status

Completed

Source

Indiana University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-01T14:53:21-0400

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