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Process and impact evaluation of the Romp and Chomp obesity prevention intervention in early childhood settings: lessons learned from implementation in preschools and long day care settings.

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BACKGROUND: The Romp and Chomp controlled trial, which aimed to prevent obesity in preschool Australian children, was recently found to reduce the prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity and improve children's dietary patterns. The intervention focused on capacity building and policy implementation within various early childhood settings. This paper reports on the process and impact evaluation of this trial and the lessons learned from this complex community intervention. METHODS: Pro...

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10.1089/chi.2011.0118

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de Silva-Sanigorski, AM More by this author
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Journal:
Childhood obesity (Print)
Volume:
8
Issue:
3
Pages:
205-215
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
2153-2176
ISSN:
2153-2168
URN:
uuid:448fc5e6-9831-48a8-b69e-e7bb5a205c11
Source identifiers:
379390
Local pid:
pubs:379390

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