We utilize performance metrics aligned with the CDC to evaluate our overall program and the individual progress of each participant. This metrics includes both quantitative and qualitative measurements. In partnership with University of Minnesota YDS developed various tools to measure physical and weight changes; health improvements; strength, agility and flexibility; aerobic measurements; knowledge and behavior. We also track, chart, and follow the progress of our collegiate alumni.
1. Body Measurements – Pre/Post measurements of height, weight, waist, bicep & thigh
This data will be used to track, the effectiveness of the programs, provide individual youth results, to make modifications of programs and development of new ones, and to prepare reports and provide research to granting agencies.
A 100% increase in youth and family awareness of: The importance and effects of obesity related diseases, good life long nutrition, and overall understanding of healthy lifestyles.
A 100% increase in our youth’s physical activity, fitness, and motor skills.
75% of youth participants reaching target BMI & weight measurements by end of program.
A 60% increase in the number of youths involved in healthy lifestyles programs.