Healthy Eating, Activity & Resting Together (HEART) Matters
Despite well-known benefits, exercise participation in exercise and dietary interventions remain lower in African American men than European American men. Understanding the barriers and motivational factors which influence lifestyle change among racial and ethnic minority males across the life cycle represents a crucial gap in the field and is one of the primary objectives of this project.Learn More
HEART Matters gathers information regarding the knowledge, practices, and attitudes regarding physical activity, sleep, and diet among overweight/obese African American men. This information will help to identify a health intervention strategy to improve health promoting behaviors among African American men and may help lower the burden of chronic disease.