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Objective To investigate the role of snack foods in the diets of adolescents in relation to recommendations. Design A quantitative study whereby the food intakes of 28 adolescents aged 11-14 years were recorded for three consecutive days. Setting A secondary school in South West London. Methods...
Objective The project's objective was to provide a course in community and career development to enable women with a diversity of educational and ethnic backgrounds to move into appropriate employment or to enter mainstream education or training. Design The course was developed using action...
Objective This study explored challenges and barriers that need to be addressed in a preprofessional educational setting to provide opportunities for boundary spanning that leads to family-centred interdisciplinary service provision. Design The design employed in this study was participatory...
Objective To identify physiological and psychosocial variables of young African American women that may serve as a risk factor for heart disease and to assess their health promotion programme preferences. Method A descriptive design was used to assess the cardiovascular risk factors of 100...
Objectives To report the findings of a literature review of the concept of wellbeing and consider its operational and heuristic potential within a range of disciplines. Design A literature review to examine the philosophical roots of wellbeing and the contributions of the main disciplines...
Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of a workplace health promotion initiative. Design Blood pressure screening was taken into the workplace setting for all staff members who wished to take part. Male participants were then invited to take part in a qualitative evaluation of the initiative....
Objectives Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the United States and Europe. This study identified and compared nutritional knowledge associated with CHD risk factors among tri-ethnic college students. Design A quantitative, cross-sectional, observational study using...
Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a centralised referral mechanism (CRM) upon the number and type of'inappropriate referrals' made to a countywide physical activity referral scheme. Design Case study. Method Phase 1: Hierarchical Content Analysis of 458 'inappropriate...
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