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Physical Activity and Exercise

Jeffrey Hallam

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Physical Activity and Exercise Introduction Understanding the role of physical activity and exercise behavior is vitally important to the publi...

Physical Activity Promotion

Alfred Rütten, Karim Abu-Omar, Peter Gelius

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Physical Activity Promotion Introduction Public health scientists are increasingly adopting physical activity as a research topic. This trend ...

Pneumoconiosis

Metin Akgun

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

PneumoconiosisIntroductionThe first use of the pneumoconiosis term dates back to 1866; Zenker coined the term “pneumokoniosis,” derived from Greek pne...

Polio Eradication in Pakistan

Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Muhammad Atif Habib, Sajid Bashir Soofi

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Polio Eradication in PakistanIntroductionPoliomyelitis (polio) is a viral infection that spreads primarily through the fecal-oral route and usually af...

Population Aging

Lynda Anderson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Population Aging Introduction The age of a population, or group of people, can change over time and become younger or older. “Population aging...

Population Determinants of Unhealthy Foods and Beverages

Rachel J. L. Prowse, Kim D. Raine

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Population Determinants of Unhealthy Foods and BeveragesIntroductionA population perspective on determinants of health behaviors, such as eating, seek...

Population Health Objectives and Targets

Lawrence W. Green

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Population Health Objectives and Targets Introduction Borrowing from its epidemiological roots and from management science, public health has widel...

Precautionary Principle

Evelyn Alvarez, Yazmin Amado Vu, William M. London

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Precautionary PrincipleIntroductionPrecautionary actions to protect health and ensure safety have always been an important part of public health pract...

Prenatal Health

M. Anne George, Mary H. George

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Prenatal HealthIntroductionMaternal and fetal health covers a spectrum of topics, including maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity and their cause...

Preparedness

Linda Young Landesman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Preparedness Introduction The body of research investigating public health considerations in disasters has only recently received dedicated at...

Program Evaluation in American Health Education

James F. McKenzie, Teresa T. Kern

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Program Evaluation in American Health Education Introduction The roots of formal health education in America can be traced back to the mid-19t...

Program Planning and Evaluation

Chris Lovato

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Program Planning and Evaluation Introduction At the most basic level, program planning is a process that is designed to address questions such...

Public Health Surveillance

Patrick L'Heureux Remington, Tracy Flood

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Public Health Surveillance Introduction The ultimate goal of public health is to assure the conditions necessary for all people to live a long...

Public Health, History of

L. Fleming Fallon

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

History of Public Health Introduction The history of public health is dynamic and being generated on a constant basis. Diseases have provided t...

Public-Private Partnerships in Public Health Research and Policy

Erica Di Ruggiero, Sarah Viehbeck, Modi Mwatsama, Alannah Brown, Hannah Graff, Jane Landon

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Public-Private Partnerships in Public Health Research and PolicyIntroductionIncreasingly, there are calls for multisectoral interactions including tho...

Public-Private Partnerships to Prevent and Manage Obesity and Non-Communicable Diseases

Diane T. Finegood, Lee M. Johnston, Suzanne Vander Wekken

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Public-Private Partnerships to Prevent and Manage Obesity and Noncommunicable Diseases Introduction Obesity is a risk factor for three of the ...

Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment

Patrick Gurian

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Quantitative Microbial Risk AssessmentIntroductionQuantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA) is the application of mathematical models of exposure ...

Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies

Steven M. Becker

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies Introduction Radioactive materials are widely used in the world today. Although electricity production fr...

Randomized Controlled Trials

Christine Paul, Robert Sanson-Fisher, Mariko Carey

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Randomized Controlled Trials Introduction Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have become the accepted approach, or “gold standard,” for produ...

Real World Evaluation Strategies

Valéry Ridde, Émilie Robert

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Real World Evaluation StrategiesIntroductionPublic health interventions are by nature complex and are implemented in contexts and with social actors w...

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