Project Name: BodyWorks Program

This project was funded by the ASMBS Foundation, and is not a current or ongoing program of the ASMBS Foundation. For more information on this project please contact the grant recipient – Overlake Hospital Foundation.

Program Activities and Description:
The BodyWorks program focuses on parents as role models and provides them with the tools and support they need to create healthy lifestyles for their children. The goals of the program are:

  • To provide parents and caregivers with tools and strategies to improve family eating and activity habits
  • To support adolescent girls in reaching and maintaining a healthy weight
  • To prevent obesity among adolescent girls

BodyWorks is a new program for parents and caregivers of young adolescent girls. BodyWorks focuses on helping girls ages nine to thirteen years and their families create healthier lifestyles.