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In the past three decades, the number of obese and overweight individuals in Iowa and across the nation has skyrocketed. With obesity comes the greater risk of health complications and life expectancy reduction. As a result, the current generation of youth face a new and growing threat to their overall quality of life. In Iowa alone, 37.1% of 3rd grade students identify as either overweight or obese.

Series Title

Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit: A Community Walkability Program

Publication Date:

2010

Publisher:

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

City:

Ames

Disciplines:

Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Landscape Architecture | Public Health Education and Promotion | Urban, Community and Regional Planning

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For additional information visit: i-walk.org/participatingSchools.php

West Union Elementary School West Union, Iowa  I-WALK Report  2010

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