A new study at Winston-Salem State University aims to decrease obesity in African-American women. It is made possible by a $200,000 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services.
“The Coach Approach to Obesity Prevention” will combine wellness coaching with fitness. The program is a 16-week intervention program includes free coaching, fitness classes, health screenings and a stipend for completing program activities. It is open to African-American women in the Triad ages 30-65.
The study starts sometime in January. To sign-up or for more information, contact the project coordinator: Marian Anderson-Booker at firstname.lastname@example.org.