Andrea de Silva-Sanigorski
Affiliation: University of Melbourne
- Process and impact evaluation of the Romp & Chomp obesity prevention intervention in early childhood settings: lessons learned from implementation in preschools and long day care settingsAndrea M de Silva-Sanigorski
Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
Child Obes 8:205-15. 2012..This paper reports on the process and impact evaluation of this trial and the lessons learned from this complex community intervention...
- Increasing community capacity to prevent childhood obesity: challenges, lessons learned and results from the Romp & Chomp interventionFlorentine P de Groot
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, 1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
BMC Public Health 10:522. 2010....
- Splash!: a prospective birth cohort study of the impact of environmental, social and family-level influences on child oral health and obesity related risk factors and outcomesAndrea M de Silva-Sanigorski
McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton Australia
BMC Public Health 11:505. 2011..This study aims to prospectively examine the impact of drink choices on child obesity risk and oral health status...
- Government food service policies and guidelines do not create healthy school canteensAndrea de Silva-Sanigorski
Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, The McCaughey Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria
Aust N Z J Public Health 35:117-21. 2011..This study aims to determine whether compliance with the policy improves the nutritional profile of the menus...
- Obesity prevention in the family day care setting: impact of the Romp & Chomp intervention on opportunities for children's physical activity and healthy eatingA de Silva-Sanigorski
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University and McCaughey Centre and Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC Australia
Child Care Health Dev 37:385-93. 2011..This study aims to determine if the intervention successfully created more health promoting family day care (FDC) environments...
- Evaluation of the childhood obesity prevention program Kids--'Go for your life'Andrea de Silva-Sanigorski
The McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
BMC Public Health 10:288. 2010..Once the K-GFYL program 'criteria' are reached the school/service is assessed and 'awarded'. This paper describes the design of the evaluation of the statewide K-GFYL intervention program...
- The VicGeneration study--a birth cohort to examine the environmental, behavioural and biological predictors of early childhood caries: background, aims and methodsAndrea M de Silva-Sanigorski
Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
BMC Public Health 10:97. 2010..Early childhood caries may also result in a substantial social burden on families and significant costs to the public health system. A disproportionate burden of disease is also experienced by disadvantaged populations...
- Associations between activity-related behaviours and standardized BMI among Australian adolescentsSteven Allender
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia
J Sci Med Sport 14:512-21. 2011..To examine the relationships between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and body mass index (BMI) among a sample of Australian adolescents...
- Tongan adolescents' eating patterns: opportunities for interventionKatherine Cacavas
Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
Asia Pac J Public Health 23:24-33. 2011..Furthermore, it is important that obesity prevention interventions are informed by culture-specific influences to optimize uptake of healthy diets...
- Interventions for preventing obesity in childrenElizabeth Waters
Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, The McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 5 207 Bouverie St, Carlton, Vic, Australia, 3010
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD001871. 2011..The international evidence base for strategies that governments, communities and families can implement to prevent obesity, and promote health, has been accumulating but remains unclear...