Outline of Core Activities I. To deliver a robust physical activity promotion intervention to asthmatic and obese adolescents. The intervention will be: a. Grounded in behavioral theory b. Modeled after successful intervention programs c. Tailored to the needs and abilities of study participants II. To monitor and quantify the dose of and adherence to the intervention a. Document frequency, intensity and duration of participant exercise b. Employ both observational and objective methods c. Track and record barriers to adherence d. Monitor diet over the course of the training intervention using food recall with NDS-R We will utilize a special one-hour session, minimum of 3-session/week, small group afterschool program designed specifically for the PPG. A carefully selected and skilled PE Teacher will train 6-8 students (including participants from Projects I and II, and control children) per session to help meet their special physical activity needs. The trainer will be assisted by a Teacher's Aide. As outlined below, we have selected for this study a frequency, dose, and duration of physical activity that is likely to have measurable effects on physiological and body composition measurements of physical fitness.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
5P01HD048721-08
Application #
8616390
Study Section
Pediatrics Subcommittee (CHHD)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-01-01
Budget End
2014-12-31
Support Year
8
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$164,415
Indirect Cost
$30,399
Name
University of California Irvine
Department
Type
DUNS #
046705849
City
Irvine
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
92697
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