The Resource Bridging the evidence gap in obesity prevention : a framework to inform decision making, Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision Making, Food and Nutrition Board ; Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Lynn Parker, and Leslie J. Sim, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Bridging the evidence gap in obesity prevention : a framework to inform decision making, Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision Making, Food and Nutrition Board ; Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Lynn Parker, and Leslie J. Sim, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Label
Bridging the evidence gap in obesity prevention : a framework to inform decision making
Title
Bridging the evidence gap in obesity prevention
Title remainder
a framework to inform decision making
Statement of responsibility
Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision Making, Food and Nutrition Board ; Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Lynn Parker, and Leslie J. Sim, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"To battle the obesity epidemic in America, health care professionals and policymakers need relevant, useful data on the effectiveness of obesity prevention policies and programs. Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention identifies a new approach to decision making and research on obesity prevention to use a systems perspective to gain a broader understanding of the context of obesity and the many factors that influence it."--Home page
Cataloging source
VAM
Dewey number
362.196/398
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA645.O23
LC item number
B75 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Bridging the evidence gap in obesity prevention : a framework to inform decision making, Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision Making, Food and Nutrition Board ; Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Lynn Parker, and Leslie J. Sim, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Obesity prevention strategies in concept and practice -- Rationale for and overview of the L.E.A.D. framework -- Defining the problem: the importance of taking a systems perspective -- Specifying questions and locating evidence: an expanded view -- Evaluating evidence -- Assembling evidence and informing decisions -- Opportunities to generate evidence -- Next steps
Control code
ocn610217609
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309149907
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
3608927
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.b35677119
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)610217609
  • pebcs0309149908

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