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Weight Management Economic Assessment Tool

10.14655/743983-898722 Public Health England Economic assessment of weight management interventions This tool is designed to help public health professionals make an economic assessment of existing or planned weight management interventions. It will be us ...

Guide to online tools for valuing physical activity, sport and obesity programmes

10.14655/743983-898720 Public Health England Guide to online tools for assessment There are a number of online tools published that help the user to perform calculations to make the case for investment in the promotion of physical activity and/or the prev ...

A Good Practice Guide for Breakfast Clubs

10.14655/11971-894575 Healthy Food for All Food poverty Breakfast has long been considered the ‘most important meal of the day’. Research has shown that eating a nutritious breakfast has a positive impact on the nutritional intake of children and mediates ...

Body Mass Index as a measure of obesity

10.14655/743983-894434 National Obesity Observatory (NOO) Obesity, BMI This Q and A style briefing paper provides an overview of the use of body mass index (BMI) for the measurement of obesity. BMI is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square o ...

Review of dietary assessment methods in public health

10.14655/743983-894431 National Obesity Observatory (NOO) Obesity, dietary assessment This report provides a descriptive summary of tools to measure dietary intake and dietary behaviours- exploring the application, reliability and validity of the various ...

A simple guide to classifying body mass index in children

10.14655/743983-894424 Dinsdale H, Ridler C, Ells L J. Obesity, BMI A simple guide to the different methods that can be used to interpret BMI in children and young people. Obesity Obesity Research and Evaluation Methods ...

Collection of Resources on Evaluation- CoRE

10.14655/743983-894147 National Obesity Observatory (NOO) Evaluation Evaluation is about judging the value of an activity and assessing whether or not it has achieved what it set out to do. In health promotion, an evaluation determines the extent to which ...

Standard Evaluation Framework Data Collection Tool

10.14655/743983-892537 Public Health England Evaluation, data collection The tool has been developed to assist practitioners to collect standardised summary data from any weight management, diet or physical activity intervention.  The tool will provide yo ...

Evaluation of weight management, physical activity and dietary interventions: an introductory guide

10.14655/743983-880191 Public Health England (PHE) Weight management, Overweight, Obesity, Physical activity, Diet This guide provides an introduction to the evaluation of public health programmes and interventions. It is written primarily for practitione ...

Health Impact of Physical Inactivity (HIPI) Tool

10.14655/11971-444011 Knowledge and Intelligence Team (South West), Public Health England (PHE) Physical activity tool Regular physical activity has substantial health benefits, yet only a minority (approximately 21%) of the population in England achieve ...

Musculoskeletal Conditions Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120004 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Disease, Body, Bones, Joints, Muscles, Tissues Musculoskeletal conditions (MSCs) are a group of diseases that affect the body’s bones, joints, muscles and the tissues that connect them. Common ...

Hypertension Briefing: Technical documentation

10.14655/20120013 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) High blood pressure Blood pressure is the force exerted on artery walls as the heart pumps blood through the body. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, occurs when blood pressure is constantly ...

Coronary Heart Disease Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120010 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Heart disease Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a collective term for diseases that occur when the walls of the coronary arteries become narrowed by a gradual build up of fatty material called at ...

Diabetes Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120008 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Metabolic disorders Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterised by too much glucose in the blood. The body breaks down digested food into a sugar called glucose from which ...

Chronic Airflow Obstruction Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120012 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Chronic lung condition Chronic airflow obstruction (CAO) is a chronic lung condition that interferes with normal breathing. CAO includes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic br ...

Obesity: Guidance on the prevention of overweight and obesity in adults and children [CG43]

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-214211 NICE Obesity T his guidance has been partially updated by   CG189 Obesity (update), PH53 Managing overweight and obesity in adults – lifestyle weight management services and NG7 Maintaining a healthy weight and p ...

Healthy weight, healthy lives: a toolkit for developing local strategies

This toolkit is intended as a resource to help those working at a local level to plan and coordinate comprehensive strategies to prevent and manage overweight and obesity. Department of Health, Faculty of Public Health, National Heart Forum obesity, toolk ...

A good practice guide for community food initiatives

<br /> <p>Food and nutrition are key determinants of health. What people eat, and how much they eat, influences how healthy they are, and even how long they live. Food poverty arises when people lack the money or other resources needed to eat ...

A good practice guide for school food initiatives

<br /> <p>Rather, this Guide was developed through extensive consultation with schools, community groups, health professionals and suppliers who are currently involved in providing food in school. Research was also conducted on approaches in N ...

Food Co-ops Toolkit

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-97411 Sustain FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, FOOD AND NUTRITION, FOOD POVERTY, FOOD SUPPLY More and more communities are setting up food co-ops so they can get good food at an affordable price and have more control over where their ...