Large reductions in child overweight and obesity in intervention and comparison communities 3 years after a community project
B Swinburn, M Malakellis, M Moodie, E Waters, L Gibbs, L Millar, J Herbert, M Virgo-Milton, H Mavoa, P Kremer, A de Silva-Sanigorski
Pediatric Obesity | WILEY | Published : 2014
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council
The authors would like to acknowledge all primary schools, principals and school staff, parents and students for their contributions to this study. This study was principally funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council project grant (479510) with original BAEW funding coming from the Victorian Department of Health and VicHealth. Associate Professor Marj Moodie, Associate Professor A. de Silva-Sanigorski and Dr L. Gibbs gratefully acknowledge salary support from an NHMRC Obesity Prevention Capacity Building Grant. Professor E. Waters, Dr L. Gibbs and Associate Professor A. de Silva-Sanigorski also gratefully acknowledge salary and infrastructure support from the Jack Brockhoff Foundation. Dr M. Haby, S. Morgan, K. Green, J. Hedditch from the Victorian Department of Health and many stakeholders in the Barwon-SW region gave valuable feedback on this study's findings.