Strategies to improve the implementation of healthy eating, physical activity and obesity prevention policies, practices or programmes within childcare services.
- L. Wolfenden, Jannah Jones, S. Yoong
- Medicine, PsychologyCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
- 4 October 2016
It is uncertain whether the strategies tested improved the implementation of policies, practices or programmes that promote child healthy eating, physical activity and/or obesity prevention, and is it uncertain whether such interventions improve childcare service staff knowledge or attitudes.
Prevalence of comorbid depression and obesity in general practice: a cross-sectional survey
- M. Carey, H. Small, S. Yoong, A. Boyes, A. Bisquera, R. Sanson-Fisher
- Medicine, PsychologyThe British journal of general practice : the…
- 24 February 2014
Weight and depression demonstrated a U-shaped relationship, with higher prevalence of depression observed among underweight and obese general practice patients, which may act as red flags for opportunistic screening of depression in the general practice setting.
Strategies for enhancing the implementation of school-based policies or practices targeting risk factors for chronic disease.
The effectiveness of strategies aiming to improve the implementation of school-based policies, programs or practices to address child diet, physical activity, obesity, tobacco or alcohol use is examined.
Effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention to enhance implementation of a healthy canteen policy in Australian primary schools: a randomised controlled trial
- N. Nathan, S. Yoong, L. Wolfenden
- Medicine, PsychologyInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and…
- 7 October 2016
This study found that a multi-component intervention was effective in improving primary schools’ compliance with a healthy canteen policy.
Strategies to improve the implementation of workplace-based policies or practices targeting tobacco, alcohol, diet, physical activity and obesity.
- L. Wolfenden, Sharni Goldman, S. Yoong
- MedicineCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
- 19 December 2016
The effects of strategies for improving the implementation of workplace-based policies or practices targeting diet, physical activity, obesity, tobacco use and alcohol use were assessed to assess the impact of such strategies on employee health behaviours.
Multi-strategic intervention to enhance implementation of healthy canteen policy: a randomised controlled trial
This study makes an important contribution to the limited experimental evidence regarding strategies to improve implementation of school nutrition policies and suggests that, with multi-strategic support, implementation of healthy canteen policies can be achieved in most schools.
Cluster randomized controlled trial of a consumer behavior intervention to improve healthy food purchases from online canteens.
There is strong evidence supporting the effectiveness of a consumer-behavior intervention implemented in an online school-canteen ordering system in reducing the energy, saturated fat, sugar, and sodium contents of primary student lunch orders.
Economic evaluation of a healthy lifestyle intervention for chronic low back pain: a randomised controlled trial
The healthy lifestyle intervention targeting weight loss, physical activity and diet for patients with chronic low back pain seems to be cost-effective from the societal perspective, however, variability in the sensitivity analyses indicates caution is needed when interpreting these findings.
Interventions for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children aged five years and under.
There was very low-quality evidence that child-feeding practice interventions are effective in increasing vegetable consumption in children aged five years and younger, however the effect size was very small and long-term follow-up is required.