Table 3

Required group and community health worker support session topics

Group session topics


Session #

Physical activity

Nutrition

Educational incentive


1

Overview of healthy nutrition

Overview of exercise

Pedometer

2

Eating healthy on a budget

Being active at home

Fruit and vegetable guide

3

Eating out and fast food

Local exercise resources

Water bottle

4

Portion control and measuring

Hidden times for exercise

Measuring cups

5

Label reading and breakfast

Injury prevention and treatment

Massage tool

6

Healthy drinks

Building strong muscles

Healthy drink ingredients

7

Mindful eating and lunch

Take a deep breath and relax

Muscle relaxation CD

8

Healthy fast food and dinner

Exercise with friends and family

Whole grain pasta

9

Eating at social events and holidays

Mini holidays for exercise

Food pamphlet

10

Healthier traditions and review

Review and social dancing

Recipe with ingredients

11

Relapse response

Review and relay games

Motivational letter

12-15

Review relapse response, problem solving, and goal setting

Social support cards and displayable health guides


    Community health worker support session topics*

    Nutrition

Beverage inventory, evaluation of milk and water consumption, and goal for healthy beverages

Evaluation of fat in cooking and goal for cooking with less fat (steaming, baking, etc.)

Evaluation of fruit and vegetable consumption and goal for consuming more fruits and vegetables

Evaluation of high calorie foods and goals for reduction of high calorie food or snacking

Decision-making for shopping and meal planning

    Physical activity

Chart and practice walking route (at first environmental support session)

Identify support network of friends and family members for exercise

Identify exercise locations in and around home

Select physical activity goal

Identify new physical activities to try


*Topics may be covered in any order, but must be during the intensive intervention phase.


Drieling et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:98   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-98

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