Partnerships to Promote Healthy Lifestyles for Children and Communities
The purpose of the project is to promote healthy lifestyles by educating young children (pre-K and Kindergarten), their parents, teachers, and community members on topics related to obesity and active lifestyles (e.g., healthy foods, healthy lifestyles, and associated diseases, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease).
Project Team / Partnerships:
The project team includes researchers representing various disciplines at Mississippi State University (e.g., social sciences, nutrition, human sciences, and communication), personnel at HealthWorks! North Mississippi, a children’s health education center in Tupelo, MS, and health/medical consultants.
Project Format / Outputs:
A variety of educational materials and programs are being developed, including community awareness/media activities such as public service announcements (PSAs), a social media site, and print media.
Public Service Announcements
Be Smart PSA
Be Active PSA
Be a Leader PSA
60-Second House Call Segments