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W alking Movement The Healthy Environments Partnership A communitybased participatory research partnership working to understand and promote heart health in Detroit Detroit Eastside Community Collaborative Detroit Hispanic ID: 514768

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Walking Movement!Slide2

The Healthy Environments Partnership

A community-based participatory research partnership working to understand and promote heart health in Detroit.

Detroit Eastside Community Collaborative | Detroit Hispanic

Development Corporation | Friends

of Parkside

| Henry

Ford Health

System |

Institute for Population

Health | Eastside Community NetworkUniversity of Michigan School of Public Health | Community Members At-Large Slide3

Walk Your Heart to Health (WYHH) A community-designed intervention

from 2009-2012to increase physical activity and improve heart health in Detroit Slide4

Walk Your Heart to Health (WYHH)

Community and Faith-based organizations




3 times per week

for 8 monthSlide5

Study participants received:

Pedometers & weekly printouts of stepsHealth assessments to measure health outcomes (blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and weight)

Walk Your Heart to Health (WYHH) Slide6

What We Learned

“I loved it! The people in the group and the Community Health Promoters,

we became family



in my household

walks, I

changed my diet & lost weight. The program should never end…”1. Almost anyone can walk!Slide7

What We Learned

2. Walking groups increase physical activityMean Number of Daily Steps Walked by WYHH ParticipantsSlide8

What We Learned

3. Heart health IMPROVEMENTS

Adjusted High Blood Pressure Prevalence Estimates for WYHH Participants with an Average Increase of 4000 Steps per DaySlide9

How is HEP building a walking movement?Slide10

Capacity Building



Groups (SWAG)

Capacity building workshops



coaching/ technical

assistance Slide11

SWAG training is designed to promote leadership & active living through the formation and support of walking groups in Detroit.Available to Detroit residents

Free 12 hour training10 step process to learn how to start a walking group!

Supporting Walking Groups Training (SWAG)Slide12

Objective: Promote walking in Detroit by strengthening individual and organizational capacity to start and sustain walking groups in Detroit

Means:TrainingTechnical assistance Financial supportDetroit! Walk Your Heart to Health (WYHH)Capacity Building Program Slide13

Promoting Walking in Detroit!

Pick Your Path Video Contest

Winners received a


itbit activity trackerSlide14

Thank you!

For more information, contact:




313- 593-0924

Jacquelyn Coats

coatsj@umich.edu313- 593-0924