Active Living Research, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation , contributes to the prevention of obesity in children with low-income and high-risk racial / ethnic communities by supporting research to examine how environments and policies influence active living for kids and their families. For more information, please visit.

The studies presented in the special issue propose investment projects saidthe States could benefit from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which Congress passed on Saturday and President Obama plans to sign follow today. The Act includes $ 27500000000 for road upgrading and demands that states allocate three % of their shares for transportation enhancements, which could include the construction of sidewalks, bike lanes and bike paths to prevent obesity. – We know that physical activity is important for good physical and mental health of children and adults alike, says James Sallis, director of the Active Living Research , a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation . Society needs to create communities, if not to encourage people be active to allow a day.Addressing these problems in a larger scale require labor at the the Community, village and in the neighborhood level. We must bring a whole congregation on a journey on sustainable forms of life on Earth .