Funding for this research was provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (R01HL109101)
Received: 25 April 2017
Accepted: 20 November 2017
First Online: 6 December 2017
: Lorraine B. Robbins, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAAN, is an associate professor in nursing. Jiying Ling, PhD, RN, is an assistant professor in nursing. Both have expertise conducting studies involving child and adolescent physical activity. Ken Resnicow, PhD, is a professor in health behavior and health education.
: Ethical approval was obtained from the Michigan State University Institutional Review Board. Prior to study enrollment and data collection, informed written consent was obtained from the parents/guardians, and informed written assent was obtained from the girls. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier NCT01503333, registration date: January 4, 2012.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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