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High levels of sitting are associated with increased risk of adverse health outcomes, including chronic disease. Extensive sitting at work is common, hence organisations should provide options to employees to reduce prolonged sitting.
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A waiting list randomised control trial has shown the Move More Pack, a print-based intervention supported by Internet tools, to improve physical activity levels in cancer survivors; however, one-thir...
Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) for challenging behaviour is a complex intervention. Process evaluation is pivotal in fully understanding the mechanisms and contextual factors that impact on particip...
To evaluate the impact of a series of one-day events delivered by Trekstock, a cancer charity supporting young adults with cancer in the United Kingdom. Data on physical activity, mood, perceived sup...
An intervention including business training and health education was implemented in Mozambique, where girls are at elevated risk for acquiring HIV. As part of a mixed-methods evaluation, we describe p...
Public health interventions should be designed with scale in mind, and researchers and implementers must plan for scale-up at an early stage. Yet, there is limited awareness among researchers of the c...
The aim of the study is to evaluate the outcomes and processes of a video and web-based worksite exercise intervention for sedentary office workers in China. The intervention is informed ...
The overall goal of this project is to test whether the Learn. Engage. Act. Process (LEAP) intervention helps teams within the Veterans Health Administration's local MOVE! group weight man...
In the past two decades, the prevalence of obesity in the US has increased from 23.2% to 32.9%. This epidemic is fueling the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) epidemic. This likely is the major...
The global research project was organized as a clinical process starting with an evaluation aiming at the determination of a diagnosis pertaining to the degree of satiety signal capacity. ...
The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of Lace Up and Move (LUAM), a structured after-school exercise intervention, designed to increase moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (...
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
The sum total of nursing activities which includes assessment (identifying needs), intervention (ministering to needs), and evaluation (validating the effectiveness of the help given).
The enhancement of physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills so an individual may participate in chosen activities. Recreational modalities are used in designed intervention strategies, incorporating individual's interests to make the therapy process meaningful and relevant.
Procedures and programs that facilitate the development or skill acquisition in infants and young children who have disabilities, who are at risk for developing disabilities, or who are gifted. It includes programs that are designed to prevent handicapping conditions in infants and young children and family-centered programs designed to affect the functioning of infants and children with special needs. (From Journal of Early Intervention, Editorial, 1989, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 3; A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1976)
Persons with any degree of loss of hearing that has an impact on their activities of daily living or that requires special assistance or intervention.