Exploring the use of action research to stimulate and evaluate workplace health promotion

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10547/622608
Title:
Exploring the use of action research to stimulate and evaluate workplace health promotion
Authors:
Wilkinson, Emma; Elander, Elizabeth; Woolaway, Martin
Abstract:
This article descrbes a health authority's approach to setting up and evaluating a coronary heart disease prevention programme through the workplace.  The Bedfordshire Healthy Workplace Project was set up in 1992 to 'stinulate interest and activity in workplace health promotion' and has developed an action research model to evaluate the impact of working with local employers on coronary heart disease risk behaviour.  Action research as a methdology for health promotion research, and some of the main benefits and barriers are discussed.
Affiliation:
Bedfordshire Health Authority
Citation:
Wilkinson E, Elander E, Woolaway M (1997) 'Exploring the use of action research to stimulate and evaluate workplace health promotion', Health Education Journal, 56 (2), pp.188-198.
Publisher:
Sage
Journal:
Health Education Journal
Issue Date:
1-Jun-1997
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10547/622608
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1177/001789699705600209
Additional Links:
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/001789699705600209
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
0017-8969
Appears in Collections:
Health

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorWilkinson, Emmaen
dc.contributor.authorElander, Elizabethen
dc.contributor.authorWoolaway, Martinen
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-18T11:03:14Z-
dc.date.available2018-04-18T11:03:14Z-
dc.date.issued1997-06-01-
dc.identifier.citationWilkinson E, Elander E, Woolaway M (1997) 'Exploring the use of action research to stimulate and evaluate workplace health promotion', Health Education Journal, 56 (2), pp.188-198.en
dc.identifier.issn0017-8969-
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1177/001789699705600209-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10547/622608-
dc.description.abstractThis article descrbes a health authority's approach to setting up and evaluating a coronary heart disease prevention programme through the workplace.  The Bedfordshire Healthy Workplace Project was set up in 1992 to 'stinulate interest and activity in workplace health promotion' and has developed an action research model to evaluate the impact of working with local employers on coronary heart disease risk behaviour.  Action research as a methdology for health promotion research, and some of the main benefits and barriers are discussed.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSageen
dc.relation.urlhttp://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/001789699705600209en
dc.rightsGreen - can archive pre-print and post-print or publisher's version/PDF-
dc.subjectWorkplace healthen
dc.titleExploring the use of action research to stimulate and evaluate workplace health promotionen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentBedfordshire Health Authorityen
dc.identifier.journalHealth Education Journalen
dc.date.updated2018-04-17T13:56:23Z-
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