Journal article

Policy interventions implemented through sporting organisations for promoting healthy behaviour change.

Naomi Priest, Rebecca Armstrong, Jodie Doyle, Elizabeth Waters

Cochrane Database Syst Rev | Published : 2008

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Sporting organisations provide an important setting for health promotion strategies that involve policies, communication of healthy messages and creation of health promoting environments. The introduction of policy interventions within sporting organisations is one strategy to target high risk behaviours such as smoking, alcohol consumption, excess sun exposure, unhealthy eating and discrimination. OBJECTIVES: To update a review of all controlled studies evaluating policy interventions organised through sporting settings to increase healthy behaviour (related to smoking, alcohol, healthy eating, sun protection, discrimination, safety and access). SEARCH STRATEGY: We updated the o..

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