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Effect and cost of an after-school dance programme on the physical activity of 11–12 year old girls: The Bristol Girls Dance Project, a school-based cluster randomised controlled trial
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness and cost of an after-school dance intervention at increasing the physical activity levels of Year 7 girls (age 11–12).MethodsA clusterExpand
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Development of a universal approach to increase physical activity among adolescents: the GoActive intervention
Objectives To develop a physical activity (PA) promotion intervention for adolescents using a process addressing gaps in the literature while considering participant engagement. We describe theExpand
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A systematic review to determine the effectiveness of interventions designed to prevent overweight and obesity in pre-adolescent girls.
Childhood overweight/obesity is recognized as an increasing health problem. The objective of this review was to determine the effectiveness of interventions designed to prevent overweight and obesityExpand
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Process evaluation of the Bristol girls dance project
BackgroundThe Bristol Girls Dance Project was a cluster randomised controlled trial that aimed to increase objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) levels of Year 7 (ageExpand
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Associations between rule-based parenting practices and child screen viewing: A cross-sectional study
Background Child screen viewing (SV) is positively associated with poor health indicators. Interventions addressing rule-based parenting practices may offer an effective means of limiting SV. ThisExpand
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Lessons learnt from the Bristol Girls Dance Project cluster RCT: implications for designing and implementing after-school physical activity interventions
Objective To consider implementation issues associated with the delivery of Bristol Girls Dance Project (BGDP) and to identify improvements that may aid the design of after-school physical activityExpand
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The influence of friends and siblings on the physical activity and screen viewing behaviours of children aged 5–6 years: a qualitative analysis of parent interviews
Objectives The present study uses qualitative data to explore parental perceptions of how their young child's screen viewing and physical activity behaviours are influenced by their child's friendsExpand
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The effects of changes to the built environment on the mental health and well‐being of adults: Systematic review
ABSTRACT There is increasing interest in the influence of place on health, and the need to distinguish between environmental and individual level factors. For environmental‐level factors, currentExpand
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The Antibiotic Guardian campaign: a qualitative evaluation of an online pledge-based system focused on making better use of antibiotics
BackgroundThe Antibiotic Guardian Campaign was developed to increase commitment to reducing Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), change behaviour and increase knowledge through an online pledge system forExpand
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Assessing community readiness for overweight and obesity prevention in pre-adolescent girls: a case study
BackgroundChildhood overweight and obesity is a global public health concern. For girls in particular, being overweight or obese during pre-adolescence (aged 7–11 years) has intergenerationalExpand
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