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Workplace Wellness Programs Study: Final Report.
This article investigates the characteristics of workplace wellness programs, their prevalence, their impact on employee health and medical cost, facilitators of their success, and the role of… Expand
Hospital Fall Prevention: A Systematic Review of Implementation, Components, Adherence, and Effectiveness
- S. Hempel, S. Newberry, +7 authors D. Ganz
- Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
- 25 March 2013
To systematically document the implementation, components, comparators, adherence, and effectiveness of published fall prevention approaches in U.S. acute care hospitals.
Maternal work and children's diet, activity, and obesity.
Mothers' work hours are likely to affect their time allocation towards activities related to children's diet, activity and well-being. For example, mothers who work more may be more reliant on… Expand
Parent perceptions of neighborhood safety and children's physical activity, sedentary behavior, and obesity: evidence from a national longitudinal study.
We examined the relationship between parent-perceived neighborhood safety and children's physical activity, sedentary behavior, body mass, and obesity status using 9 years of longitudinal data… Expand
Is there a robust relationship between neighbourhood food environment and childhood obesity in the USA?
OBJECTIVES To examine the robustness of the relationship between neighbourhood food environment and youth body mass index (BMI) percentile using alternative measures of food environment and model… Expand
Measuring the physical food environment and its relationship with obesity: evidence from California.
There is a growing literature that evaluates the links between the food environment and dietary intake and health outcomes.1–3 Findings are highly contingent on constructed measures of the food… Expand
What does the evidence really say about culture change in nursing homes?
- V. Shier, Dmitry Khodyakov, L. Cohen, S. Zimmerman, D. Saliba
- The Gerontologist
- 1 February 2014
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Although nursing home culture change efforts are becoming more widespread, there have been few efforts to systematically compile the evidence related to the efficacy of culture… Expand
Transforming nursing home culture: evidence for practice and policy.
The nursing home culture change movement aims to improve resident quality of life and quality of care by emphasizing the deinstitutionalization of nursing home culture and focusing on person-centered… Expand
Changes in Body Mass During Elementary and Middle School in a National Cohort of Kindergarteners
OBJECTIVE: To analyze changes in BMI, according to gender and race/ethnicity, in a nationally representative cohort of children in the United States during their elementary and middle school years to… Expand