Community-level interventions: systematic reviews
Systematic Review of Community-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention Studies
This study systematically reviewed community-based childhood obesity prevention programmes in the United States and high-income countries.
Towards an integrated community approach of overweight prevention: the experiences of practitioners and policymakers
The aim of the review was to systematically assess the current state of knowledge about the effectiveness of population-based whole of community interventions in preventing excessive population weight gain.
What childhood obesity prevention programmes work? A systematic review and meta-analysis
This systematic review aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of all childhood obesity prevention programmes implemented in different settings or designs conducted in high-income countries.
Community-based interventions to reduce overweight and obesity in China: a systematic review of the Chinese and English literature
This systematic review describes existing literature in Chinese journals and identifies effective components from interventions with anthropometric measures as outcomes.
Healthy urban environments for children and young people: A systematic review of intervention studies
This systematic review aimed to examine the evidence from intervention studies focused on modifying the urban environment and reported specific health outcomes for children and young people.
Strengthening the rigour of population-wide, community-based obesity prevention evaluations
The aim of this review is to review the methodological literature regarding evaluation methods recommended specifically for community-based interventions.
A systematic review of the effectiveness of individuals, community and societal level interventions at reducing socioeconomic inequalities in obesity among children
The aim of this systematic review was to examine the effectiveness of different levels of interventions to reduce socio-economic inequalities in obesity-related outcomes among children.
Obesity Prevention: A Systematic Review of Setting-Based Interventions from Nordic Countries and the Netherlands
The aim of this review was to identify, synthesise and evaluate the quality of interventions aimed at preventing obesity in different settings from Nordic countries and the Netherlands.