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Environment and policy interventions to prevent obesity in children

Dianne S. Ward, Amy V. Ries, and Rachel Tabak

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents environmental and policy interventions which have demonstrated an impact on a measure of body weight or been successful in improving eating or physical activity behaviours among ... More


Global Climate Change and Human Health

A. J. McMichael and G. Ranmuthugala

in Globalization and Health

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172997
eISBN:
9780199865659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172997.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the health impacts of global environmental change. Topics covered include relationship between globalization and global environmental change, impacts of climate change, ... More


Infectious Disease in the Age of Globalization

Lance Saker, Kelley Lee, and Barbara Cannito

in Globalization and Health

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172997
eISBN:
9780199865659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172997.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the links between globalization and infectious diseases in relation to changes in four major spheres—economic, environmental, political and demographic, and technological. It ... More


Designing for Dissemination in Chronic Disease Prevention and Management

Neville Owen, Ana Goode, Takemi Sugiyama, Mohammad Javad Koohsari, Genevieve Healy, Brianna Fjeldsoe, and Elizabeth Eakin

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190683214
eISBN:
9780190683245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683214.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter emphasizes the need for research that is designed and implemented explicitly with dissemination in mind. This is illustrated in relation to environmental and policy initiatives to ... More


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