Plain Language Summaries of Research

Summaries of findings from the Prevention Research Center’s studies and scientific publications are listed below. The plain language summaries are designed to share our research with the general community. If you have questions, please contact us.


A 12-week Randomized Intervention Comparing Three USDG Healthy Diets Among African American Adults

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Physical Activity and Public Health Courses: Overview & Evaluation

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Health in Pregnancy and Postpartum Study: Overview and Findings

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ParkIndex: Developing and applying a practical measure of access to parks

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Pathways of Influences Leading to Adoption of the Faith, Activity and Nutrition (FAN)Program in a Statewide Initiative

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Factors Related to the Success of the Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) Program in Churches: Perspectives from Pastors and FAN Program Coordinators

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Church Leaders’ Experiences with the Faith, Activity, & Nutrition Program

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United Methodist Church Leaders’ Views on Children’s Health

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Community Health Advisors in Phase 1 of the Faith, Activity, and Nutrition (FAN) Dissemination and Implementation Study

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Development and Testing of the Church Environment Audit Tool 2018

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The Role of Churches in Fairfield County in Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

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