Published in Health and Medicine Week, March 8th, 2004
The award-winning multicultural campaign known as VERB had one of the largest effects, a 34% increase, in weekly free-time physical activity sessions among 8.6 million children ages 9-10 in the United States.
A telephone survey of 6000 youth and their parents was conducted in 2002, prior to launching the VERB campaign, and it was repeated among the same families in 2003. A rigorous analysis of the data collected...
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