Educational or Curriculum – Medical – Before/Afterschool Activity

Johnson and Johnson Live for Life Program

Initiative Description: Johnson and Johnson Live for Life program that includes 36 health workshops for teachers that occurred about once per week based on a needs assessment for teachers conducted the prior spring. Topics included: weight loss, nutrition, blood pressure, and stress management. The program also offered health risk assessments, provided incentives for participation, and an after school exercise program

Study Results: Higher fruit and vegetable intake and lower fat food consumption.

Reference: Cullen, K.W., Baranowski, T., Baranowski, J., Hebert, D., deMoor, C., Hearn, M.D., & Resnicow, K. (1999). Influence of school organizational characteristics on the outcomes of a school health promotion program. The Journal of School Health, 69(9), 376-380.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good