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Clackamas County Family and Community Health Newsletter

Newsletter with upcoming events and resources related to the Clackamas County Family and Community Health.

OSU Extension Catalog

WAVE Sport Nutrition Curriculum

The WAVE Sport Nutrition Curriculum uses youth's interest in sports to teach them about healthy eating and hydration to fuel a healthy, active body for life. This knowledge helps athletes manage body weight and avoid unwanted weight gain in adulthood. Although the curriculum was pilot-tested with...

By Siew Sun Wong

Article

GROW Healthy Kids and Communities – Reporting Back After 5 Years in Communities

In the Summer 2014 issue of Oregon Small Farm News, our colleagues in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences Extension reported on GROW Healthy Kids and Communities (GROW), an innovative,...

By Kathy Gunter, Deborah John, Tammy Winfield

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Exercise Tutorials

View and participate in Better Bones and Balance exercises from your own home!

Article

The WAVE~Ripples for Change: Obesity Prevention in Active Youth

OSU project directors Siew Sun Wong, an assistant professor of nutrition and a specialist with the Extension Service, and Melinda Manore, a professor of nutrition, were awarded $4.7 million to start the program, called “The WAVE Ripples for Change: Obesity Prevention for Active Youth in Afterschool Programs Using Virtual and Real-World Experiential Learning.”

By Siew Sun Wong

Online Resource

School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET)

The School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET) was developed to assess school resources and readiness to improve nutrition and physical activity environments, suggest appropriate improvement strategies, and score impacts resulting from environmentally-based treatments. The assessment tool includes 27 Area of Interest items in physical activity and nutrition, and considers the physical, situational, and policy environment within each component.

Online Resource

HEAL MAPPS™

HEAL MAPPS™ is an award winning Extension Family & Community Health community engagement program. HEAL MAPPS™ helps communities document people’s experience related to supports and barriers for healthy eating and physical activity. We will provide your community with a MAPPS™ report to help facilitate and guide your community’s efforts for creating an environment that supports eating healthy and being physically active.

News Story

Physical activity lacking for food-insecure Oregon rural children

Oct 9, 2017
Findings lead researchers to coin term "physical activity insecurity".

By Chris Branam
Oct 9, 2017

News Story

OSU Extension toolkit has rural students stepping up their physical activity

Aug 10, 2017
Unique school-based approach to childhood obesity prevention

By Chris Branam
Aug 10, 2017