Midwest Diet and Exercise Trial (M-DEx)
The Midwest Diet and Exercise Trial (M-DEx) is designed to investigate 3 different methods of delivering a weight management program in a primary care clinic. You will be randomly assigned to one of three weight management interventions for 24 months. Each of the possible intervention groups include 6 months of weight loss, 12 months of weight maintenance, and a no contact 6-month follow up phase. You will not be able to pick the group assigned to you. (more)
Weight Management for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
We are looking for adults (ages 18+) with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are not currently participating in a regular exercise program and are interested in starting a weight loss and physical activity program. (more)
Physical Activity Across the Curriculum (PAAC 3):Teacher vs. Remotely Delivered Classroom Physical Activity Breaks
PAAC 3 is designed to compare two methods of delivering short (~10 min) physical activity breaks that will occur during the regular school day for 3 years. (more)
KU Weight Management Program
The KU Weight Control Research Project (WCRP) has been operating since the 1980's and consists of two branches: 1. ongoing externally funded clinical research projects and 2. minimal-research weight management programs. Both programs use a holistic approach to cover all aspects of successful weight reduction and weight management, including nutrition, physical activity, and the emotional/cognitive aspects of behavior change. We approach weight management as a lifestyle change, one that will be made over time and continued through life. *Fees Apply. (more)

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