» Competition 5 - Coca-Cola

Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, U.S.

Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, U.S.
Partner: Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa (Mexico)

Lamar University will create and develop a new and innovative partnership with Universidad Veracruzana. Students will conduct joint research in the U.S. and Mexico to identify health beliefs and practices that increase the risk for being overweight or obese at various ages, income levels, and ethnic backgrounds. The program seeks to uncover barriers to effective weight management and prevention practices and to identify trends in exercise habits while evaluating eating habits and nutrient intake.

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