Development and Expert Evaluation of “Moms on the Move,” a Physical Activity Intervention for WIC Mothers Academic Article uri icon


  • The purpose of this descriptive study was to develop and evaluate "Moms on the Move," a provider-counseled physical activity intervention for mothers enrolled in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. The intervention was based on the Transtheoretical Model (TTM) of behavior change. The evaluation occurred in two stages. In the first stage, physical activity behavioral experts (n=4) evaluated the: (a) rationale for intervention components; (b) linkages between behavior change constructs, intervention activities, and study outcomes; (c) literature support for the TTM behavior change constructs; and (d) the intervention brochure. The expert evaluation tool was adapted from the "Educational Materials Review Form." Each item in the expert evaluation met the

author list (cited authors)

  • Fahrenwald, N. L., & Sharma, M.

citation count

  • 9

publication date

  • November 2002