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Integrating research evidence and physical activity policy making-REPOPA project.
The rationale, study design, measurement procedures and the initial results of the first phase of six European countries in a five-year research project, REsearch into POlicy to enhance Physical Activity (REPOPA), show the lack of explicit evidence use in HEPA policy making. Expand
Development of measurable indicators to enhance public health evidence-informed policy-making
The study overcame the lack of availability of indicators to assess if and to what extent policies are realised in an evidence-informed manner thanks to the active contribution of researchers and policy-makers. Expand
How could we Start to Develop Indicators for Evidence-informed Policy Making in Public Health and Health Promotion?
Aim: Research evidence is rarely the primary driver of contextually salient and feasible policy making; instead, contextual knowledge and factors play a significant role. This paper argues why weExpand
Planning Locally Tailored Interventions on Evidence Informed Policy Making - Needs Assessment, Design and Methods
The key point in the study was to build tailored interventions based on common theories to achieve the same overall goal and use the same outcome measures but to allow for the intervention contents, processes and intensities to vary. Expand