Lindsey Dugdill

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This paper suggests that there is a need, as early as Reception, to implement smoking intervention programmes in the local school curriculum. Findings from a cross-sectional study have shown that primary schoolchildren (4-8 years old) possess negative attitudes and beliefs about smoking, have as yet to establish regular patterns of smoking behaviour, and(More)
Establishing effective toothbrushing routines using fluoridated toothpaste in infancy has been suggested as important to dental health throughout childhood and into adulthood. However, previous studies have revealed a number of potential barriers to, and facilitators of caregivers ability to establish early dyadic toothbrushing routines with pre-schoolers.(More)
Although the risks smoking poses to health are now well known, many young people continue to take up the habit. While numerous cross-sectional studies of adolescents have identified correlates of smoking initiation, much less prospective, longitudinal research has been conducted with young children to gather their accounts of early experiences of smoking,(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the impact of the GOALS (Getting Our Active Lifestyles Started) family-based childhood obesity treatment intervention during the first 3 years of implementation. DESIGN Single-group repeated measures with qualitative questionnaires. SETTING Community venues in a socioeconomically deprived, urban location in the North-West of(More)
The Chief Medical Officer's (DH, 2004b) recommendations for public health are that adults participate in " a total of at least 30 minutes a day of at least moderate intensity physical activity on five or more days a week. " (piii). For obesity prevention it is recommended that adults participate in 45-60 minutes of at least moderate physical activity each(More)
Gaelic Football is the main sport in Ireland and has potential for use as a means of fitness in health promotion contexts. The present study entailed a cross-sectional comparison of performances in a motor test battery between elite female players and an age-matched reference group. The aim was to identify the fitness items that characterize top performers(More)
Often within oral health, clinical outcome measures dominate trial design rather than behavioral outcome measures, and often there is a reliance on proxy self-reporting of children's behavior with no corroboration through triangulation of measures. The complexity of the interventions involved in oral health intervention is often overlooked in trial design,(More)
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