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5-2-1-0 Healthy Messaging Campaign

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An evidence based prevention program to guide parents and other caretakers  to help kids develop a healthy lifestyle.  Obesity in childhood is a serious medical condition that has both psychological and health consequences. Learn how to implement this program in your practice or community.

 – fruits and veggies
2 – hours or less of recreational screen time*
1 – hour or more of physical activity
0 – sugary drinks, more water

Learning Objectives:

1. The webinar participants will be able to state what the mnemonic 5-2-1-0 represents, as well as the relevance of the mnemonic and the population for whom this campaign was developed.

2. The webinar participants will be able to list strategies for successfully implementing a health messaging campaign.

3. The webinar participants will be able to list strategies for overcoming barriers to implementing a health messaging campaign in a community setting.

4. The webinar participants will be able to list strategies for successfully sustaining a health messaging campaign for one year in a community setting.

5. The webinar participants will be able to state the rationale behind evaluating both the implementation of a campaign and the short and long term outcomes of the campaign.

1.0 CPEU pending approval for Registered Dietitians

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Presented by Jennifer M. DiNallo, Ph. D.

Jennifer M. DiNallo, Ph.D., is a Research and Evaluation Specialist at the Clearinghouse as well as on the Navy Youth Sports and Fitness program project. She received her Ph.D. in Kinesiology, with a focus in Exercise Psychology, from Penn State. Jen's research interests include physical activity behavior in children at risk for being overweight and diabetic, with a focus on family-based physical activity interventions. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from West Chester University in 1995, Jen worked for the U.S. Marine Corps as a civilian certified fitness instructor and personal trainer at Camp LeJeune, NC. Jen then earned a Master's of Education degree in Exercise Physiology at East Carolina University in 2000. Jen's interests, aside from research, include spending time with her husband and three children, as well as trail running, bicycling, and group fitness instruction.

Cover image 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs. Students from Oveta Culp Hobby Elementary School depart an inflatable "slip and slide" during "field day" activities, May 18. The event was supported by soldiers of the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Armas)

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