NEWS & EVENTS
Dr. Lindsay develops education and applied research programs in physical activity and exercise science to help reduce the incidence of obesity and other health-related issues. With a primary focus on children and hard-to-reach populations, she primarily targets childhood obesity prevention in preschool-aged children; seniors; and young women and mothers in correctional settings. With her unique expertise, she provides leadership and creative physical activity resources for reaching not only the local community through public venues and classroom teaching, but the larger extension and other audiences through national publications and contemporary technologies.
Promote physical activity and nutrition to reduce the incidence of obesity and other health related issues; research, program development, implementation and evaluation of physical activity and health in early childhood obesity; gender-responsive health, nutrition, body image programs for women in substance abuse treatment and correctional settings; and programs/evaluation for older adults related to nutrition, exercise and fall prevention
Programs: Healthy Living, Sustainable Recovery; Healthy Steps to Freedom; Healthy Kids Early Start; Healthy Kids Resource Center; All 4 Kids: Healthy, Happy, Active, Fit (direct education community & school-based); I Am a Seed; Healthy Kids Festival; Seniors Eating Well, Stay Strong Stay Healthy; Bingocize
All 4 Kids
All 4 Kids and its Healthy Kids Festival use activities, music, dance and food to teach kids and their families in Clark and Lincoln Counties nutrition, physical activity and self-acceptance.
Healthy Kids Festival
The goal of the Healthy Kids Festival is to provide sustainable tools and opportunities for low-income families with children ages 3-8 to make healthy choices as they approach the adolescent years. The event, hosted by Extension’s All 4 Kids Program in collaboration with local community partners provides long-term solutions to childhood obesity through physical activity, healthy eating and other behaviors related to childhood obesity prevention.
Healthy Kids Resource Center
A one-stop shop for evidence-based research, resources, curricula, activities and materials that focus on obesity prevention for teachers and parents of young children. It is designed to educate parents and teachers as well as provide the tools needed to teach young children how to live a healthy lifestyle.
Healthy Kids, Early Start (for pre-K children and their parents)
Policy, systems and environmental approach to early childhood health, nutrition, physical activity and healthy weights through assessment and interventions in early childhood sites and teacher professional development.
Healthy Steps to Freedom
Program teaches nutrition and healthy lifestyles that address weight and energy concerns in women with substance abuse issues
Simply Delicious: Easy, Healthy Meals
Our Simply Delicious recipes are simple to prepare, easy to cook and taste delicious. To be sent a laminated copy of each recipe presented in the cooking series email HealthyAging@unr.edu.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education - Nevada
Improve the nutritional well-being of people who receive SNAP benefits and other Nevadans with a low income through community based education, programs and needs assessments.