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The Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center conducts research in partnership with schools and communities focusing on the promotion of social and physical environments that support active, healthy lifestyles. Center expertise is especially strong on issues including school nutrition, physical activity, youth engagement, and school environments and policies.

Follow the below links for more information on current school-based projects.


Project Reach

Center projects are reaching 119 K-12 schools and 21 preschools across Colorado. Read more.


The Healthy Eaters, Lifelong Movers (HELM) project continues work with 46 K-12 schools in the San Luis Valley and is expanding the program's reach to 73 schools in southeastern Colorado.




Colorado Public Health Practice-Based Research Network

The COPHPBRN identifies relevant questions and links them with rigorous research methods applied within actual practice settings.

Read more.


The Physical Activity and Policy Research Network (PAPRN) studies the effectiveness of policies that influence physical activity in communities and is comprised of university researchers and community members across the United States.


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