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Jump Into Action: Parent Notes, Issue 2

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Jump into actionSteve Ball
State Specialist and Associate Professor
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
Ann Cohen
Associate State Nutrition Specialist
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

Jump Into Action is a team-taught, school-based program to help fifth-grade students make healthy food choices and be more physically active.

The second newsletter is distributed to parents in the middle of the program. It contains information on parents’ role in supporting students’ goals and planned new behaviors.


  • Screen time
  • Healthy weight
  • Pedometers
  • Healthy meals


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