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Birmingham health Eating & Active lifestyle for children Study (BEACHeS)

beaches logoA team of researchers at the University of Birmingham secured funding through a national medical research initiative: The National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI) for a project about health that was being undertaken in primary schools in the Birmingham area.            

The aim was to look at preventing obesity in children, through promoting a healthy diet and increasing the levels of physical activity. The overall aim was to develop practical ways of altering children’s behaviour so that they are less likely to become obese, starting from age 5 to 7.

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CHANGE (Child weigHt mANaGement for Ethnically diverse communities)

CHANGE (Child weigHt mANaGement for Ethnically diverse communities) is a National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment funded study which aims to develop a children’s weight management programme that is culturally relevant to children and families from Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, and is also suitable for delivery in a diverse community.

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