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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


Epidemiology and Health Policy

Ross C. Brownson

in Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the relationship of epidemiology with health policy. It focuses on several important areas, including underlying definitions; goals, impacts, and settings; epidemiologic tools, ... More


The Care Act 2014

Paul Burstow

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the significance of Care Act 2014, a piece of legislation that modernises more than six decades of care and support law into a single, clear statute, which takes into account ... More


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