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Effects of an eight-week supervised, structured lifestyle modification programme on anthropometric, metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors in severely obese adults
(BioMed Central, 2015-08-01)
Background Lifestyle modification is fundamental to obesity treatment, but few studies have described the effects of structured lifestyle programmes specifically in bariatric patients. We sought to describe changes in ...
A review of the evidence on enhancing psychosocial skills development in children and young people
(HPRC, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2015)
Summary Background: This report synthesizes the findings from international evidence reviews on the effectiveness of psychosocial skills development programmes for children and young people. A rapid review of the effectiveness ...
What’s Consuming Ireland? Exploring expressed attitudes and reported behaviours towards the environment and consumption across three study sites on the island of Ireland
(Geographical Society of Ireland, 2016)
Household consumption levels are escalating across the island of Ireland. Although emissions from transport and construction sectors have experienced a temporary decrease due to the economic downturn, overall emissions ...
Statutory registration awareness amongst social care workers
(Social Care Ireland, 2018)
Statutory registration for health and social care professionals has become an increasing feature of regulatory systems in many nations (Allsop & Saks, 2002; Cornes, Manthrope, Huxley & Sherrill, 2007; Byrne, 2016). In ...
A qualitative study of the development of health literacy capacities of participants attending a community-based cardiovascular health programme
Health literacy is a critical determinant of health, which can empower individuals and lead to engagement in collective health promotion action and is also a crucial component in the self-management of illness. The current ...
Barriers and facilitators to implementation of menu labelling interventions to support healthy food choices: a mixed methods systematic review protocol
(BioMed Central, 2018)
Background Menu labelling is continuing to gather public and legislative support as one of the potential environmental strategies for addressing the obesity pandemic. However, issues relating to implementation have been ...
Effects of an icon-based menu labelling initiative on consumer food choice.
(SAGE Publications, 2016-04-04)
Aims: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of an icon-based menu labelling initiative on consumer buying behaviour. Methods: This quasi-experimental study recruited a convenience sample of eight food ...
A feasibility study report on the implementation of the revised MindOut programme in the youth sector in Ireland
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway., 2017-10)
The MindOut programme was originally developed in 2004 to promote the mental health and wellbeing of young people aged 15-18 years. Over the last eleven years it has been successfully implemented in post-primary schools ...
CompHP Developing competencies and professional standards for health promotion capacity building in Europe: literature review
(International Union for Health Promotion and Education and the Health Promotion Research Centre, 2010)
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"Pee-in-a-Pot": acceptability and uptake of on-site chlamydia screening in a student population in the Republic of Ireland
Background:The aim of the study was to explore the acceptability and uptake of on-campus screening using a youth friendly approach in two Third Level higher education institutions (HEIs). This study is part of wider research ...