Research around practice partnerships: An example of building partnerships to address overweight and obesity in children
Poulsen, A. A., Bush, R., Tirendi, J., Ziviani, J., Abbott, R., MacDonald, D., Brown, Matthew A., & Leong, G. M. (2009) Research around practice partnerships: An example of building partnerships to address overweight and obesity in children. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 15(4), pp. 285-293.
Prevention and management of childhood overweight and obesity is a health priority for governments and communities throughout the developed world. A conceptual model, Research around Practice in Childhood Obesity (RAPICO), has been developed to guide capacity building in a coordinated 'bench to fieldwork' initiative to address this public health problem. Translation of research findings into sustainable responses with optimal fit requires consideration of context-specific relevance, cost-effectiveness, feasibility and levels of available support. The RAPICO model uses program theory to describe a framework for progressing practitionercommunityresearch partnerships to address low, medium and high levels of risk for childhood overweight and obesity within community settings. A case study describing the development of a logic model to inform risk-linked responses to childhood overweight and obesity is presented for the Ipswich community in south-east Queensland.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||Australia, child nutrition, childhood obesity, community care, conceptual framework, health care practice, health promotion, information dissemination, lifestyle, model, obesity, physical activity, research, review, risk assessment, social network|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Deposited On:||29 Sep 2015 05:58|
|Last Modified:||22 Aug 2016 04:55|
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