A community-based restaurant initiative to increase availability of healthy menu options in somerville, massachusetts: shape up somerville preventing chronic disease, in press goldbergj , kozower c, mcclarney mj, collins jj , folta s kuder j, clark, v,economos cd. The intervention took place in somerville, massachusetts, an ethnically diverse city outside boston it was designed to reach children to influence health-related behaviors, in before-, during-, and after-school settings, as well as in the home and wider community. A community -based restaurant initiative to increase availability of healthy menu options in somerville, massachusetts: shape up somerville preventing chronic disease. Community-based interventions are promising approaches to obesity prevention, but few studies have prospectively evaluated them the aim of this study was to evaluate a natural experiment-a.
A review evaluated community-based restaurant interventions on nine categories and found the most promising intervention strategy was combining point-of-purchase information with increased availability of healthy food choices. It is known that family-based treatment that combines nutrition and exercise education, along with behavior modification, is a good approach to help children lose weight but clinic-based weight. Somerville continues to be a leader in the national community-based obesity prevention movement, and with this report, somerville establishes itself as an innovator in tackling the evaluation of long-term community-based obesity prevention efforts.
Find anxiety therapists, psychologists and anxiety counseling in somerville, middlesex county, massachusetts, get help for anxiety in somerville, get help with fears in somerville, get help with. View hallory mogren, lmhc's profile on linkedin, the world's largest professional community hallory has 10 jobs listed on their profile somerville, massachusetts industry mental health care. Read healthy urban environments for children and young people: a systematic review of intervention studies, health and place on deepdyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips. Community level somerville, massachusetts is a socio-economically, racially diverse community near cambridge and boston community-based and statewide orgs. The intervention, tufts researchers found that 46 percent of somerville's first to third graders were obese or overweight based on the bmi for age percentile.
Community-based environmental change intervention could prevent weight gain in young children (76 10 years) research methods and procedures: a non-randomized. A community-based restaurant initiative to increase availability of healthy menu options in somerville, massachusetts: shape up somerville prev chronic dis 2009 6a102 44 economos c, folta s, goldberg j, et al. Using collective impact to reduce obesity in somerville, massachusetts shape up somerville (sus) is a citywide collective impact campaign to reduce obesity by engaging schools, city government, civic organizations, community groups, businesses, and others in somerville. Community-based or practice-based interventions and their evaluations often prove difficult to generalize from one setting to another this article suggests, however, that evaluations of these programs still contribute to the science of evaluation, using lessons from the active living by design (albd) evaluation.
A community-based environmental change intervention to prevent obesity in culturally diverse, early elementary school children reduced weight gain over one school year the multi-faceted program. Abstract although pediatric providers have traditionally assessed and treated childhood obesity and associated health-related conditions in the clinic setting, there is a recognized need to expand the provider role. —a community-based intervention with various programs and policies targeted toward increasing access to healthy foods and opportunities for active living in sectors such as schools, worksites, restaurants. Shape up somerville, a school- and community-based program, is designed to prevent obesity in children by providing children with opportunities for physical activity and access to nutritious foods and by initiating changes in the school environment, the home setting, and the community. Somerville, massachusetts 02143 view as a practicing psychiatrist who has completed training in adult, adolescent and child psychiatry i do not believe there is an ideal' patient.
Based on the process evaluation outcomes from the bhc intervention, we also recommend building rapport with carry-out owners, making gradual changes to the food environment that place minimal burden on the staff, and incorporating owners' feedback on the intervention. Shape up somerville, a comprehensive effort to prevent obesity in high-risk first through third grade students in somerville, massachusetts, included improved nutrition in schools, a school health curriculum, an after-school curriculum, parent and community outreach, collaboration with community restaurants, school nurse education, and a safe. A community-based restaurant initiative to increase availability of healthy menu options in somerville, massachusetts: shape up somerville prev chronic dis 2009.
Shape up somerville: eat smart play hard a community-based environmental change intervention to prevent obesity in culturally diverse, early elementary school children reduced weight gain over. Shape up somerville (sus) was a community-based participatory research study in somerville, massachusetts, 2 that altered children's household, school, and community environments to prevent and reduce childhood obesity. Official website of the commonwealth of massachusetts updates on greater lawrence gas emergency officials provide up-to-date information on the sept 13 gas line emergency.