Led by Dianne Neumark-Sztainer of the University of Minnesota the EAT project is a long-term study looking at a panel of young people and investigating their eating, physical activity, and weight control behavior. EAT-2010 adds two new cohorts to earlier EAT-I and EAT-II studies. Ann Forsyth’s role is to develop and coordinate measures of the built environment. She is collaborating with the Minnesota Population Center’s GIS core.
EAT-2010 is described in more depth at:http://www.sph.umn.edu/epi/research/eat/index.asp
For EAT-2010 earlier GIS protocols are being updated and renamed: