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Health promotion

John Hubley and Sylvia Tilford

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the following topics: health promotion, components of health promotion interventions, the planning process for health promotion, the stages of developing and implementing ... More


Tobacco

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to reduce the initiation of tobacco use, to increase tobacco use cessation, and to reduce the exposure ... More


Economic evaluation of public health interventions

Susan Griffin, Nigel Rice, and Mark Sculpher

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Economic evaluation is increasingly used to provide a formal, explicit and transparent framework for informing decisions about allocating public funds in the health care sector. By utilizing economic ... More


Developing an Action Plan and Implementing Interventions

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Once a particular intervention—a program or policy—has been identified, sound planning techniques can ensure that the program is implemented effectively. This chapter focuses on action planning—that ... More


Improving population health through area-based social interventions: generating evidence in a complex world

Steven Cummins

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Targeted interventions to improve population health have long been a feature of public health practice in high-income nations. Area-based interventions focused on improving the health of deprived ... More


The cost-effectiveness of obesity prevention

Rob Carter and Marj Moodie

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the economics of obesity prevention, particularly the available evidence on the cost-effectiveness of interventions and how the economic credentials for obesity prevention might ... More


Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reports on the effectiveness of interventions to increase the use of both universally recommended and targeted vaccines. The first section summarizes Task Force conclusions and ... More


Developing and evaluating complex interventions: an introduction to the new Medical Research Council guidance

Peter Craig, Paul Dieppe, Sally Macintyre, Susan Michie, Irwin Nazareth, and Mark Petticrew

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Complex interventions are widely used in the health service, in public health practice, and in areas of social policy that have important consequences for population health, such as education, ... More


Population approaches to increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour among children and adults

Jo Salmon and Abby C. King

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a selected overview of the latest evidence for population approaches for increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviour in different population segments (e.g., ... More


Community interventions and initiatives to prevent obesity

Carolyn Summerbell and Frances Hillier

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Communities have been highlighted as key settings for obesity-prevention interventions. Community-based obesity-prevention interventions can target individual behaviour, e.g., through the provision ... More


Cancer

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The first part of this chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force for preventing skin cancer by reducing exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. It argues that ... More


Evaluating environmental interventions through natural experiments

Melvyn Hillsdon

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Natural experiments occur when policy or the forces of nature conspire to produce environments where variations in exposure to health-promoting or health-damaging environments are ‘naturally’ ... More


Ethics and public health: the ethics of intervention choices

Lord Krebs and Harald Schmidt

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes some of the conclusions and recommendations that were published in the report Public health: ethical issues in November 2007. The context to the public health debate is set ... More


Evaluating interventions: experimental study designs in health promotion

Annie Britton

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

An experimental study is the standard method for evaluating the effectiveness of a health or medical intervention. In such a study, a group of people will be exposed to an intervention and then ... More


Population approaches to obesity prevention

Jennifer A. Linde and Robert W. Jeffery

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a conceptualization of the causes of population obesity, discusses the implications of this conceptualization for public health interventions, and reviews empirical work that ... More


Physical Activity

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to increase physical activity using three types of approaches: informational, behavioral and social, ... More


Smoking cessation interventions

Robert West and Lion Shahab

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter aims to describe all the main interventions that are believed to promote smoking cessation, show why statements about effectiveness will always require semi-quantitative judgements that ... More


Social marketing approaches to obesity prevention

Hans C.M. van Trijp

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces social marketing approach and its possible applications in the field of obesity prevention. Because social marketing approaches to obesity are just beginning to emerge, it ... More


Developing and Prioritizing Intervention Options

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A central challenge for public health is to articulate and act upon a broad definition of public health—one that incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to the underlying causes of premature death ... More


Economic evaluation of health promotion interventions

Warren Stevens

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Economic evaluation can show health promotion interventions in their true light — as a valuable source of investment in health in comparison with traditional health care. This chapter touches on the ... More


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