One Step At a Time: Helping Young Children Be Active!

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The curriculum was prepared by Katrina Holt, M.P.H., M.S., R.D., at Georgetown University. Development of the curriculum was supported by a grant (T79MCO9805) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Nutrition.

The author wishes to express appreciation to Betsy Haughton, Ed.D, R.D., L.D.N., and Denise Sofka, R.D., M.P.H., for their assistance with conceptualization and development; to Ruth Barzel, M.A., for editorial review; and to John Richards, M.A., for layout and design. In addition, the author is grateful for the invaluable input of the following reviewers:

•     Dawn Coe, Ph.D.
•     Eugene Fitzhugh, Ph.D.
•     Hillary Fouts, Ph.D.
•     Rebecca Graves
•     Katie Kavanagh, Ph.D., R.D.
•     Shannon Looney, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.
•     Randa Meade, B.S.
•     Hollie Raynor, Ph.D., R.D.
•     Madeleine Sigman-Grant, Ph.D., R.D.
•     Marsha Spence, Ph.D., M.S.-M.P.H., R.D.


One Step at a Time: Helping Young Children Be Physically Active!—Bright Futures Obesity Prevention Training for Child Care Providers. © 2013 by Georgetown University

Requests for permission to use all or part of the information contained in this curriculum should be sent to

Georgetown University
MCH Group
Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-1272
(202) 784-9551


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