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Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child-Care (NAP SACC)

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Program Contact(s)

Ellie Morris, MPH
UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Email: morrise@email.unc.edu

Related Resources

ChildCare Welcome Page:

Welcome to the CACFP:

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education, State's Child Care Licensure Regulations: http://nrckids.org/index.cfm/resources/state-licensing-and-regulation-information/


Benjamin SE, Ammerman A, Sommers J, Dodds J, Neelon B, Ward DS.   Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC): Results from a Pilot Program.   J Nutr Edu Behav 2007;39:142-149.

Ammerman A, Ward DS, Benjamin SE, Ball SC, Sommers J, Malloy M, Dodds J.   An Intervention to Promote Healthy Weight:   Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (NAP SACC) Theory and Design.   Prev Chron Dis (serial online) 2007 July. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2007/jul/toc.htm.

Benjamin SE, Tate DF, Bangdiwala SI, Neelon BH, Ammerman AS, Dodds JM, Ward DS. Preparing Child Care Health Consultants to Address Childhood Overweight: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Web to In-Person Training. Matern Child Health J. 2007 Aug 23[Epub ahead of print].

Ward DS. Benjamin SE, Ammerman AS, Ball SC, Neelon BH, Bangdiwala SI. Nutrition and physical activity in child care: Results from an environment intervention. Am J Prev Med 2008;35(4):352-356.