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Translating policy into practice: a case study in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
Background This paper focuses on the relationships between health policy' as it is embodied in official documentation, and health practice' as reported and reflected on in the talk of policy-makers, health professionals ...
Socio-demographic variations in perspectives on cardiovascular disease and associated risk factors
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 1999-10-01)
Coronary heart disease (CHD) rates in Ireland are very high but little is known about attitudes to the disease. Qualitative attitudinal data were collected in focus group settings from 74 individuals across socio-demographic ...
Children’s participation in school: a cross-sectional study of the relationship between school environments, participation and health and well-being outcomes
(Springer Nature, 2014-09-17)
Background: Schools are a key setting for health promotion and improvement activities and the psycho-social environment of the school is an important dimension for promoting the health and well-being of children. The ...
Factors influencing the food choices of irish children and adolescents: a qualitative investigation
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2010-04-10)
Food choices established during childhood and adolescence tend to persist into adulthood with consequences for long-term health. Yet, to date, relatively little research has examined factors that influence the food choices ...