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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

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 against obesity. Chil ...

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 Research and Evaluation Methods www.thehealthwell.info/sites/default/files/ ...

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 ...

Managing overweight and obesity in adults- lifestyle weight management services [PH53]

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Lifestyle, Weight management services, Adult, Overweight, Obese, Coronary heart disease This guideline makes recommendations on the provision of effective multi-component lifestyle weight manage ...

Walkability Assessment for Healthy Ageing

Belfast Healthy City Developing a more walkable environment for older people The Walkability Assessment for Healthy Ageing (WAHA) tool was designed for use by older people and organisations to evaluate the age-friendliness of the built environment on loca ...

Obesity and inequities- Guidance for addressing inequities in overweight and obesity

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Obesity and weight management This policy guidance aims to support European policy-makers to improve the design, implementation and evaluation of interventions and policies to reduce inequities i ...

Assessing body mass index and waist circumference thresholds for intervening to prevent ill health and premature death among adults from black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in the UK (PH 46)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Diabetes, Myocardial infarction, Stroke This guidance aimed to determine whether lower cut-off points should be used for black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in the UK as a trigger for ...

Physical activity: brief advice for adults in primary care (PH 44)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Physical activity This guidance aims to support routine provision of brief advice on physical activity in primary care practice. The recommendations cover: identifying adults who are inactive de ...

Preventing obesity and helping people to manage their weight- Local Government Public Health Briefing

NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) Obesity This briefing summarises NICE's recommendations for local authorities and partner organisations on preventing people becoming overweight and obese and helping them to manage their weigh ...

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 ...

Obesity- Working with local communities (PH 42)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Obesity prevention This guidance aims to support effective, sustainable and community-wide action to prevent obesity. It sets out how local communities, with support from local organisations and ...

Walking and cycling: local measures to promote walking and cycling as forms of travel or recreation (PH 41)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) exercise This guidance sets out how people can be encouraged to increase the amount they walk or cycle for travel or recreation purposes. This will help meet public health and other goals (for i ...

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 ...