Healthy Eating in Out-of- School Time: The Promise and the Challenge

March 1st, 2012 | RESEARCH

OST programs can be part of the solution to the growing epidemic of child obesity. A first step is to understand current practices and learn about supports for—and barriers to—providing nutritious foods in afterschool programs.


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Team Members

Jessica Wiecha, Author, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Georgia Hall, Author, Wellesley College
Ellen Gannett, Author, Wellesley College
Barbara Roth, Author, YMCA


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 15
Page(s): 9

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Access and Inclusion: Low Socioeconomic Status
Audience: Educators | Teachers | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | Health and medicine
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs