Implementing childhood obesity policy in a new educational environment: the cases of Mississippi and Tennessee
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, pp. 1406-1413, 2012.
Objectives. Our purpose was to investigate the processes involved in, and outcomes of, implementing 3 new state-level, school-oriented childhood obesity policies enacted between 2004 and 2007. Methods. We followed policy implementation in 8 high schools in Mississippi and Tennessee. We collected data between 2006 and 2009 from interviews ...More
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