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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.
Iowans Walking Assessment Logistics Kit: A Community Walkability Program
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Landscape Architecture | Public Health Education and Promotion | Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Lillehoj, Catherine J.; Larson, Tami; Seeger, Christopher J.; Jensen, Alan; and Huddleston, Mary, "West Elementary School Independence, Iowa I-WALK Report 2010" (2010). I-WALK Reports. 36.