Evidence-based approaches to dissemination and diffusion of physical activity interventions.

@article{Owen2006EvidencebasedAT,
  title={Evidence-based approaches to dissemination and diffusion of physical activity interventions.},
  author={Neville Owen and Karen Glanz and James F. Sallis and Steven H. Kelder},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 4 Suppl},
  pages={S35-44}
}
With the increasing availability of effective, evidence-based physical activity interventions, widespread diffusion is needed. We examine conceptual foundations for research on dissemination and diffusion of physical activity interventions; describe two school-based program examples; review examples of dissemination and diffusion research on other health behaviors; and examine policies that may accelerate the diffusion process. Lack of dissemination and diffusion evaluation research and policy… CONTINUE READING