This ALR call for proposals focuses on supporting research to inform policy and environmental strategies for increasing physical activity among children and adolescents, decreasing their sedentary behaviors and preventing obesity.
Approximately $3.3 million will be awarded for research grants exploring six topics. Funds also are available for Dissertation Awards. Information on the recommended research topics is outlined in the complete call for proposals.
All proposals must be submitted through The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Grantmaking Online system. The full proposal submission deadline is April 28, 2009, 1:00 p.m. PT. Active Living Research also will host two conference calls on March 4th and April 1st for potential applicants to ask questions about the program, as well as the proposal and selection processes.
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