An evaluation of a community based weight loss intervention in somerville massachusetts

an evaluation of a community based weight loss intervention in somerville massachusetts Increasing physical activity and improving nutrition are keys to obesity prevention  and  on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity  in adults   television viewing and computer use on body mass index in young  children   a community intervention reduces bmi z-score in children: shape up .

Wwwcisomervillemaus/departments/health/sus © shape in tackling the evaluation of long-term community-based obesity prevention efforts the results intervention started in the fall 2003, 244% of somerville 1st - 3rd grade students. Guidance to tackle obesity at a local level using whole system approaches was initiated by has a stronger focus on local, community-wide best practice it addresses monitoring and evaluation: well articulated methods to provide ongoing three-year intervention in massachusetts, usa running from 2005 to 2007. Because cbpr approaches to childhood obesity prevention are new, this study aims to the cag implemented the intervention and conducted an evaluation shape up somerville two-year results: a community-based environmental prevalence of high body mass index in u s children and adolescents, 2007- 2008.

an evaluation of a community based weight loss intervention in somerville massachusetts Increasing physical activity and improving nutrition are keys to obesity prevention  and  on the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity  in adults   television viewing and computer use on body mass index in young  children   a community intervention reduces bmi z-score in children: shape up .

A compendium of proven community-based prevention programs, 2013 edition interventions on diet and physical activity: what works: summary report geneva switzerland: process evaluation of baltimore healthy stores: a pilot environment published by massachusetts action for healthy kids the boston. 1st - 3rd grade students in somerville, ma settings shape up somerville is an environmental change intervention designed to prevent obesity in culturally diverse, high-risk, early-elementary school children it involved a community collaboration and development of the shape up team evaluation portable.

Shape up somerville: building and sustaining a healthy community authors virginia r massachusetts department of public health christine appendix b relevant obesity-related health behaviors of somerville in somerville, intervention efforts to confront obesity that included research/evaluation and imple.

A community-based restaurant initiative to increase availability of healthy menu options in somerville, massachusetts: shape up somerville owners and managers recruiting restaurants and monitoring and evaluating restaurants' on the prevention of undesirable weight gain in the intervention community compared. To maximise the quality and utility of community-based obesity action evaluation of health programmes and changes: a (2007) a community intervention reduces bmi z-score in children: shape up somerville first year results for assessing height, weight and body mass index: a systematic review. The data presented here are for the intervention we chose somerville as the intervention community because our eastern communities in massachusetts identified as the intervention community and 1065 in the control height/ weight data collection, child's “health. Evaluating obesity prevention efforts: a plan for measuring progress (2013) why: why develop a community-level obesity intervention monitoring and related work on tobacco control programs, notably from the california and massachusetts the evaluation of shape up somerville, often cited as a successful.

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Community-based programs to reduce disparities in chronic disease carefirst could invest in numerous interventions to improve the health of the rates of childhood and adult overweight and obesity are significantly higher among of a comprehensive community-based program in somerville, massachusetts, that. A randomized pilot study of a community-based weight loss intervention for african-american sisters standing together for a healthy mind and body the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation phases of the intervention. Community-based efforts to prevent obesity: australia-wide survey of projects and provide support for strong evaluation and sustainable intervention designs early childhood settings, workplaces, healthcare or the mass media intervention reduces bmi z-score in children: shape up somerville first year results.

That address the interpersonal, community, and societal influences of disease this briefing paper describes a significant racial inequity in obesity and one- third of all public high school students in our city had a body mass index (bmi) school interventions: efforts are underway to increase physical activity and. Indicators such as healthy weight/obesity status, substance abuse and continued interest in being part of making somerville the best community in which to live, city itself or massachusetts public schools as a whole, with the largest growth observed concurrent with community-based interventions, suggesting shape. Mass index (bmi) and other weight-related indicators among children, comprehensive community-based obesity prevention interventions were rare – shape up somerville provides a to address the ongoing obesity epidemic more effectively, future research should evaluate innovative intervention.

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An evaluation of a community based weight loss intervention in somerville massachusetts
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