Chapter 7. Evidence of Multi-Setting Approaches for Obesity Prevention: Translation to Best Practice

  1. Elizabeth Waters MPH, DPhil Jack Brockhoff Chair5,
  2. Boyd A. Swinburn MBChB, MD, FRACP Director Professor6,
  3. Jacob C. Seidell PhD Professor Director7 and
  4. Ricardo Uauy PhD, MD Professor8,9
  1. Andrea M. de Silva-Sanigorski MHN, PhD Senior Research Fellow1,2 and
  2. Christina Economos PhD Chair Associate Director3,4

Published Online: 5 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318517.ch7

Preventing Childhood Obesity: Evidence Policy and Practice

Preventing Childhood Obesity: Evidence Policy and Practice

How to Cite

de Silva-Sanigorski, A. M. and Economos, C. (2010) Evidence of Multi-Setting Approaches for Obesity Prevention: Translation to Best Practice, in Preventing Childhood Obesity: Evidence Policy and Practice (eds E. Waters, B. A. Swinburn, J. C. Seidell and R. Uauy), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318517.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 5

    McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  2. 6

    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 7

    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  4. 8

    Nutrition and Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK

  5. 9

    Institute of Nutrition, INTA-University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

Author Information

  1. 1

    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia

  2. 2

    Jack Brockoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, McCaughey Centre, Melbourne, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 3

    Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 4

    John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158893

Online ISBN: 9781444318517

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Keywords:

  • multi-setting approaches evidence for obesity prevention;
  • population behavior and economy;
  • community, definition - race, socio - economic status (SES);
  • community-based intervention projects and obesity prevention;
  • community-based obesity prevention interventions, in children;
  • community-based obesity prevention - benefits;
  • intervention activities practice recommendations;
  • body fat reduction by promoting behavioral change;
  • community - based participatory research (CBPR) initiatives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary and recommendations for practice

  • Method

  • Social change models: what can we learn?

  • Community approaches to obesity prevention

  • Community-based obesity prevention interventions in children

  • The benefits of this approach to obesity prevention

  • Best practice recommendations for intervention activities

  • Summary

  • References