A description of the social-ecological framework used in the trial of activity for adolescent girls (TAAG).

@article{Elder2007ADO,
  title={A description of the social-ecological framework used in the trial of activity for adolescent girls (TAAG).},
  author={John P. Elder and Leslie Lytle and James F. Sallis and Deborah Rohm Young and Allan B Steckler and Denise A. Simons-Morton and Elaine J. Stone and Jared B. Jobe and June Stevens and Timothy G. Lohman and Larry A Webber and R. Hewitt Pate and Brit Irene Saksvig and Kurt M Ribisl},
  journal={Health education research},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={155-65}
}
Social-ecological (SE) models are becoming more widely used in health behavior research. Applying SE models to the design of interventions is challenging because models must be tailor-made for each behavior and population, other theories need to be integrated into multi-level frameworks, and empirical research to guide model development is limited. The purpose of the present paper is to describe a SE framework that guided the intervention and measurement plans for a specific study. The trial of… CONTINUE READING
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