Tag Archives: obesity

#PHTwitJC26 Evidence, Ethics & Values in Health Promotion -Intro post

On Monday 1st July we are discussing this paper: CARTER, Stacy M., Lucie Rychetnik, Beverley Lloyd, Ian H. Kerridge, Louise Baur, Adrian Bauman, Claire Hooker, and Avigdor Zask. (2011) Evidence, Ethics, and Values: A Framework for Health Promotion. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 101, No. 3, pp. … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 25: Cast your votes!

Public health is everywhere. Whenever I read the paper, turn on the news, there is always something health-related to be debated and discussed.  And this is one of the many reasons why I enjoy working in public health – theres … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 7 Neighbourhood Environments & Obesity -Discussion Summary

For the seventh Public Health Twitter Journal Club, a short list of  three recent longitudinal studies on public health topics was put to a vote.  The favoured paper topic was neighbourhood environments  and obesity. Full paper citation: Timperio, A. et … Continue reading

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Summary & Discussion Points for Neighbourhood Environments & Adiposity paper

#PHTwitJC 7 on Sunday 27th November (from 8pm GMT) will discuss A.Timperio et al (2010) Neighbourhood physical activity environments and adiposity in children and mothers: a three-year longitudinal study, IJBNPA 2010, 7:18 . All are welcome to follow or contribute … Continue reading

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Summary & Discussion Points for Cohort Study Paper

#PHTwitJC 6 discusses  Cause specific mortality, social position, & obesity among women who had never smoked: 28 year cohort study, by Carole Hart, Laurence Gruer & Graham Watt, published in BMJ June 2011. Join us on Twitter at 8.00 GMT, … Continue reading

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