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- 7Raine, K. D.
- 3McGetrick, J. A.
- 3Nykiforuk, C. I.
- 3Nykiforuk, Candace I.J.
- 3Olstad, D. L.
- 3Wild, T. C.
- 3Chronic Disease Prevention
- 3Healthy Public Policy
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A multiple case history and systematic review of adoption, diffusion, implementation and impact of provincial daily physical activity policies in Canadian schoolsDownload
Background: Few children meet physical activity (PA) recommendations, and are therefore at increased risk for overweight/obesity and adverse health outcomes. To increase children’s opportunities for PA, several Canadian provinces have adopted school-based daily PA (DPA) policies. It is not clear...
Advancing strategies for agenda setting by health policy coalitions: a network analysis of the Canadian chronic disease prevention surveyDownload
Health in all policies can address chronic disease morbidity and mortality by increasing population-level physical activity and healthy eating, and reducing tobacco and alcohol use. Both governmental and non-governmental policy influencers are instrumental for health policy that modifies...
Advocacy coalition impacts on healthy public policy-oriented learning in Alberta, Canada (2009–2016): A difference-in-differences analysisDownload
Since 2009, the Alberta Policy Coalition for Chronic Disease Prevention (APCCP) has pursued policy, systems, and environmental change strategies engaging policy elites to promote healthy public policy for chronic disease prevention in Alberta, Canada. Employing Advocacy Coalition Framework (ACF)...
Assessing general public and policy influencer support for healthy public policies to promote healthy eating at the population level in two Canadian provincesDownload
Objective: To assess and compare the favourability of healthy public policy options to promote healthy eating from the perspective of members of the general public and policy influencers in two Canadian provinces. Design: The Chronic Disease Prevention Survey, administered in 2016, required...
Cancer beliefs and prevention policies: comparing Canadian decision-maker and general population viewsDownload
Purpose The knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of key policy influencers and the general public can support or hinder the development of public policies that support cancer prevention. To address gaps in knowledge concerning healthy public policy development, views on cancer causation and...
Impact of a 3-year multi-centre community-based intervention on risk factors for chronic disease and obesity among free-living adults: the Healthy Alberta Communities studyDownload
Background: Healthy Alberta Communities (HAC) was a 3-year community-based intervention to reduce lifestyle-related risk factors for chronic disease and obesity at a population-level. The current paper examines changes in blood pressure (BP) and anthropometric indicators within HAC communities...
Improving children’s nutrition environments: A survey of adoption and implementation of nutrition guidelines in recreational facilitiesDownload
Background: Although the mandate of recreational facilities is to enhance well-being, many offer foods inconsistent with recommendations for healthy eating. Little is known regarding recreational facility food environments and how they might be improved, as few studies exist. The Alberta...