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Effectiveness and implementation of an obesity prevention intervention: the HeLP-her Rural cluster randomised controlled trial

Catherine B Lombard, Cheryce L Harrison, Samantha L Kozica, Sophia Zoungas, Catherine Keating, Helena J Teede
2014 BMC Public Health  
Methods: Here we describe the rationale, design and implementation of a Healthy Lifestyle Program for women living in small rural communities (HeLP-her Rural).  ...  prevention program.  ...  ; the facilitators of behaviour change; and also investigate the natural history of program continuation or decline.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-608 pmid:24930478 pmcid:PMC4071794 fatcat:efvdknrkovahzifmd7edzslyji

(2021) Volume 2, Issue 4 Cultural Implications of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC Authors: Dr. Unsa Jamshed Amar Jahangir Anbrin Khawaja Abstract: This study is an attempt to highlight the cultural implication of CPEC on Pak-China relations, how it will align two nations culturally, and what steps were taken by the governments of two states to bring the people closer. After the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China, the cultural aspect of relations between the two states al ...

2021 Journal of Development and Social Sciences  
Territorial Integrity and the Lower Riparian and Mediated Strategy of Restricted Integrity.  ...  Currently, it has become the issue of federation and has disturbed the provincial harmony and national integration.  ...  The provinces also raise questions on the point of salinity, water logging and the displacement of local community for the execution of the project.  ... 
doi:10.47205/jdss.2021(2-iv)74 fatcat:o63evbbvmfghhfbrzetuczvedq

Semantic Bias in Program Coevolution [chapter]

Tom Seaton, Julian F. Miller, Tim Clarke
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We investigate the occurrence of two pathological coevolutionary behaviours, specifically disengagement and cycling, in GP systems.  ...  The effect of semantic bias on the likelihood of pathologies and performance in a coevolutionary context is examined.  ...  and the ensuing difficulties when defining measures of progress.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37207-0_17 fatcat:47mf62p7ujhrrpvs23laurd2a4

Fall prevention behaviour after participation in the Stepping On program: a pre–post study

Anne Tiedemann, Kate Purcell, Lindy Clemson, Stephen R Lord, Catherine Sherrington
2020 Public Health Research & Practice  
The main motivators for, and barriers to, uptake of structured exercise included participants' health, availability and access to local programs, and the amount of time available to take part.  ...  This study measured ongoing fall prevention strategies and behaviours undertaken by Stepping On participants during the 6 months after program completion.  ...  These results demonstrate the appeal of the Stepping On program and its impact on protective fall prevention behaviours.  ... 
doi:10.17061/phrp30122004 pmid:33690788 fatcat:cl754mnwo5f6rcbxw2qjuvle6a

Supplemental Material, CBSM_in_Theory_and_Practice___SMQ_supp._material_-_appendices - Community-Based Social Marketing in Theory and Practice: Five Case Studies of Water Efficiency Programs in Canada

Sarah Fries, Julie Cook, Jennifer Kristin Lynes
2020 Figshare  
_material_-_appendices for Community-Based Social Marketing in Theory and Practice: Five Case Studies of Water Efficiency Programs in Canada by Sarah Fries, Julie Cook and Jennifer Kristin Lynes in Social  ...  The FusionLandscaping™ program used peer influence marketing, demonstration homes and buildings, and joint ventures with local landscape product and service providers to drive the uptake of water- The  ...  In evaluating effectiveness of pilot, unobtrusive measurements of the desired behaviour were collected.  ... 
doi:10.25384/sage.13221391.v1 fatcat:5ivo4hn5m5gvtaenjitggejade

An Integrated Theatre Production for School Nutrition Promotion Program

Robert Bush, Sandra Capra, Selina Box, David McCallum, Stephanie Khalil, Remo Ostini
2018 Children  
Nutrition behaviour was measured by scoring the contents of children's lunch boxes before, during and up to six weeks after the intervention.  ...  Results showed that both components of the integrated program improved nutrition knowledge and that the theatre performance improved children's healthy eating attitudes.  ...  Lucia, Australia in assisting with data collection; and Matthew Dever in supporting the development of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/children5030035 pmid:29498690 pmcid:PMC5867494 fatcat:ziyjad67sfdupfbnwejypmrliu

Improving the evidence base for services working with youth at-risk of involvement in the criminal justice system: developing a standardised program approach

Alice Knight, Myfanwy Maple, Anthony Shakeshaft, Bernie Shakehsaft, Tania Pearce
2018 Health & Justice  
The model can be used by service providers to achieve greater standardisation across their programs, outcomes and outcome measures.  ...  A key reason for this is a lack of standardisation in the way in which programs provided by services are defined and evaluated.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the staff and participants of BackTrack, a youth program based in the rural NSW town of Armidale, for participating in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40352-018-0066-5 pmid:29658091 pmcid:PMC5899965 fatcat:lycotwguoveypiskquxqjts56a

Preventing mental health problems in children: the Families in Mind population-based cluster randomised controlled trial

Harriet Hiscock, Jordana K Bayer, Kate Lycett, Obioha C Ukoumunne, Daniel Shaw, Lisa Gold, Bibi Gerner, Amy Loughman, Melissa Wake
2012 BMC Public Health  
The Family Check-Up program is only offered to children at risk of behavioural problems.  ...  The interventions comprises (a) the Combined universal and targeted program where all families are offered the universal Toddlers Without Tears group parenting program followed by the targeted Family Check-Up  ...  We would also like to thank all the maternal child health nurses from the 9 participating LGAs (City of Casey, Bayside City  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-420 pmid:22682229 pmcid:PMC3458935 fatcat:62k5afqz6rduxau67ohehsx6zq

Study protocol of European Fans in Training (EuroFIT): a four-country randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle program for men delivered in elite football clubs

Femke van Nassau, Hidde P. van der Ploeg, Frank Abrahamsen, Eivind Andersen, Annie S. Anderson, Judith E. Bosmans, Christopher Bunn, Matthew Chalmers, Ciaran Clissmann, Jason M. R. Gill, Cindy M. Gray, Kate Hunt (+27 others)
2016 BMC Public Health  
This paper describes the study protocol to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the EuroFIT program in supporting men to improve their level of physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour  ...  Lifestyle interventions targeting physical activity, sedentary time and dietary behaviours have the potential to initiate and support behavioural change and result in public health gain.  ...  Ethics approval and consent to participate The study was approved in each country by local ethics committees before the start of the EuroFIT study (Ethics committee of the VU University Medical Center  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3255-y pmid:27430332 pmcid:PMC4950080 fatcat:7o4zdz7xijb4fo2qgbl33chvee

Visual Improvement of Slum Areas to Accelerate Universal Access to Domestic Wastewater Treatment (Case study of Yogyakarta, Semarang and Manado)

P Soewondo, Windini, D Sulasiah, A K Putra, N M Zakiyya, P W Sarli, M Handajani
2020 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
Wastewater management behaviour was measured based on level of community intention to manage sanitation.  ...  Community and private sector initiated Kampung Code painting project, while the local government initiated similar project of Kampung Wonosari and Kampung Sindulang.  ...  The local community painted the village with materials provided by the government. Visual changes before and after the program can be seen in Figure 3 .  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/409/1/012006 fatcat:xevfcjo7avesxn6z7i3h5uz3ya

The Concept of Working with Juveniles in Local Community: Activities and Interactions Based on Evidence-Based Practice in Attendance Centres

Sonia Dzierzyńska-Breś, Sylwester Matkowski
2020 Polska Myśl Pedagogiczna  
Summar y: This article is based on the experiences of attendance centres in Poland.  ...  As well, the programs and services provided establish and support protective factors that mitigate dysfunctional social environmental factors, thereby serving an important delinquency function.  ...  anti-social behaviours and feelings of hopelessness; much more than other formal sanctioning measures.  ... 
doi:10.4467/24504564pmp.20.015.12249 fatcat:2axly62qvzda3bmewqp3orr4ie

Dose response relationship between program attendance and children's outcomes in a community based weight management program for children and their families

Santosh Khanal, Leah Choi, Christine Innes-Hughes, Chris Rissel
2019 BMC Public Health  
This study assessed the impact of the number and type of sessions attended on body mass index (BMI) z-score, fruit and vegetable intake and physical activity and sedentary behaviours to determine the number  ...  No relationships were seen between number and type of sessions attended and outcome measures.  ...  The authors would also like to acknowledge Madeline Freeman from Better Health Company for reviewing the manuscript and Dr. Fadil Pedic for his advice when developing the study proposal.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-019-7094-5 fatcat:ogonb35wirgxxkluya7grcfmlq

School Health Promotion Programs Over the Past Decade: A Review of the Smoking, Alcohol and Solar Protection Literature

M. Lynagh, M. J. Schofield, R. W. Sanson-Fisher
1997 Health Promotion International  
No programs were identi¢ed which had attempted to implement and evaluate the Health Promoting Schools approach in its entirety for any of the three health risk behaviours.  ...  This paper reviews the current state of research and the nature of past and present school health promotion programs targeting three health risk behavioursösmoking, alcohol consumption and skin protection  ...  described the prevalence and predictors of health behaviours in school-aged children? evaluated the e¡ectiveness of programs?  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapro/12.1.43 fatcat:xo23b36denf4rkbq3l45zssppi

A group-based lifestyle intervention for diabetes prevention in low- and middle-income country: implementation evaluation of the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program

Zahra Aziz, Elezebeth Mathews, Pilvikki Absetz, Thirunavukkarasu Sathish, John Oldroyd, Sajitha Balachandran, Suman S. Shetty, K. R. Thankappan, Brian Oldenburg
2018 Implementation Science  
The commitment from the local partner institute and political leaders facilitated the high uptake of the program.  ...  Conclusion: A comprehensive evaluation of program implementation from the provider-, participant-and communitylevel perspectives demonstrates that the K-DPP program was feasible and acceptable in changing  ...  The contents of this paper are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not reflect the views of NHMRC or the Peers for Progress Program.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13012-018-0791-0 pmid:30021592 pmcid:PMC6052531 fatcat:nod6gpxcezcgbk7e2czeus4p64

Non Medical Interventions for Childhood Diarrhoea Control:Way Forward in Nepal

V Khanal, R Bhandari, R Karkee
2015 Kathmandu University Medical Journal  
The transmission of diarrhoea mostly caused by biological agents and is facilitated by the behavioural, social and environmental factors.  ...  Diarrhoeal diseases remain a major cause of mortality of children aged under-five years in the developing countries including Nepal.  ...  Use of formative research technique, multiple message strategies, locally acceptable behaviour and linking excreta disposable to aesthetic and social values were some of the successful strategies of this  ... 
doi:10.3126/kumj.v11i3.12517 fatcat:qbs2vtuijrg6bntx43xcb245yi
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