Quality, Evidence and Effectiveness in Health Promotion

Quality, Evidence and Effectiveness in Health Promotion

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Quality, Evidence and Effectiveness is unique in bringing together, for the first time, the critical concepts of quality assurance and effectiveness in relation to health promotion and research. Contributions from leading health promotion specialists around the world discuss how best to push forward evidence of the value of health promotion as an effective investment strategy. They examine particular examples of health promotion interventions, focusing on both practical suggestions and the concepts underlying them. Contributions are divided into three core sections: * the examination of effectiveness studies through the application of different evaluation methodologies * practice-based quality assurance programmes * the examination of examples of health promotion interventions Quality, Evidence and Effectiveness will be invaluable to students, researchers and policy-makers in health promotion and all professionals who are committed to the effective and efficient delivery of New Public Health.A Challenge in Education, Health and Democracy. ... Worksite intervention for weight control: a review of the literature. ... Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press: 235a€“49. ... the psychosocial and environmental factors that influence health behaviour change related to smoking cessation, regular exercise and weight loss.

Title:Quality, Evidence and Effectiveness in Health Promotion
Author:John Kenneth Davies, Gordon MacDonald
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-01-22


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