Existing definitions and criteria for good practices in health promotion

  1. World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (2011). Good Practice Appraisal Tool for obesity prevention programmes, projects, initiatives and interventions.
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (March 2014). Good practice template.
  3. Wang et al. Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs: Comparative Effectiveness Review and Meta-Analysis. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 115. (Prepared by the Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2007-10061-I.) AHRQ Publication No. 13-EHC081-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; June 2013.
  4. King et al. Best practice principles for community –based obesity prevention: development, content and application. Obesity Reviews (2011) 12: 329-338
  5. Horodyska et al. Good practice characteristics of diet and physical activity interventions and policies: an umbrella review. BMC Public Health (2015) 15:19
  6. CHRODIS Joint Action. WP4 PLATFORM FOR KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE. Task 1: selecting CHRODIS criteria to assess good practice in interventions related to chronic conditions. INTERIM REPORT 1: Delphi Panel on interventions in the area of health promotion and primary prevention of chronic diseases.
  7. McNeil et al. Methods of defining best practice for population health approaches with obesity prevention as an example. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2006) 65: 403-411
  8. World Health Organization (2012). Population-based approaches to childhood obesity prevention.
  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1999). Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health.
  10. Community Based Initiatives targeting childhood obesity (2012). Final results of Specific contract – No SC 2010 62 51, Implementing Framework Contract No EAHC/2010/Health/01 (Lot 1)
  11. Dadaczynski et al. (2010). HEPS Inventory Tool- An inventory tool including quality assessment of school interventions on healthy eating and physical activity.
  12. American Public Health Association and the National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education (2010). Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs.
  13. Federal Centre for Health Education (2008): The treatment of overweight and obese children and young people in Germany.
  14. World Health Organization (2013). Physical activity promotion in socially disadvantaged groups: principles for action. Policy summary.
  15. Naylor et al. (2015). Implementation of school based physical activity interventions: A systematic review. Preventive Medicine 72 (2015) 95–115.
  16. The Canadian best practice portal (Last access: 20/11/2015)
  17. Quint-essenz: Swiss quality criteria for health promotion and prevention programmes. (Last access: 20/11/2015)
  18. World Health Organization (2009). Interventions on Diet and Physical Activity: What Works.
  19. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). Draft Best Practices Definition, Criteria, and Associated Terms 9/15/10
  20. Dietitians Association of Australia (2012). Best Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults.
  21. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Prevention Strategies & Guidelines (2015) (Last access: 20/11/2015)
  22. KPMG- Health and Human Services (2014). Early childhood intervention – an overview of best practice.
  23. Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision Making; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2010). Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention: A Framework to Inform Decision Making.
  24. M.A.T. Flynn et al. Reducing obesity and related chronic disease risk in children and youth: a synthesis of evidence with ‘best practice’ recommendations. The International Association for the Study of Obesity (2006). Obesity reviews 7 (Suppl. 1), 7–66
  25. Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2012). Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground: Workshop Summary.
  26. Wanda Jose Erika Bemelmans et al. (2014). Overview of 71 European community-based initiatives against childhood obesity starting between 2005 and 2011: general characteristics and reported effects. BMC Public Health 2014, 14:758 Page 2 of 16
  27. Committee on Obesity Prevention Policies for Young Children; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2011). Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies.
  28. Committee on Evaluating Progress of Obesity Prevention Efforts Food and Nutrition Board; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2013). Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts: A Plan for Measuring Progress.
  29. Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2014). The Current State of Obesity Solutions in the United States: Workshop Summary.
  30. Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2013). Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School.
  31. Martin et al. (2006). A Six-Step Model for Evaluation of Community-based Physical Activity Programs. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Jan;3(1):A24. Epub 2005 Dec 15.
  32. Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (2010). Perspectives from United Kingdom and United States Policy Makers on Obesity Prevention: Workshop Summary.
  33. Vine et al. (2013). Review Article- Expanding the Role of Primary Care in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity: A Review of Clinical and Community-Based Recommendations and Interventions. Journal of Obesity Volume 2013, 2013; 2013:172035. doi: 10.1155/2013/172035. Epub 2013 Apr 28.