Before/Afterschool Activity


Initiative Description: After-school implementation of the Catch Kids Club Curriculum on nutrition and physical activity.

Study Results: Reduction in overweight and obesity (defined as body mass index >85th percentile for age and sex) among children in the intervention group

Reference: Slusser, W. M., Sharif, M. Z., Erausquin, J. T., Kinsler, J. J., Collin, D., & Prelip, M. L. (2013). Improving overweight among at-risk minority youth: Results of a pilot intervention in after-school programs. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 24(2), 12-24.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good