Research updates

Research updates is a snapshot of some of the latest research, reviews and reports that may be of interest to the Web CIPHER community.

Although we try to make sure all of the research updates on Web CIPHER are from reputable sources, we don’t endorse each piece of research or individual reports.

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New Research

More new research

Intervention strategy helps schools move to healthier canteens

Schools given support to move to a new healthy canteen strategy through a suite of strategies such as a support officer and training for canteen staff are far more likely to successfully implement the changes than those left to do it on their own, a new randomised controlled trial in … Continue reading

New Reviews

More new reviews

Do schemes to “prescribe” physical activity work?

Schemes that provide prescriptions for people to undertake physical activity are most effective when specific groups are targeted, and when they run for longer periods, a review finds. The researchers reviewed 37 studies conducted in 11 countries, investigating physical activity on prescription (PARS) health promotion programs which involve health professionals … Continue reading

New Reports

More new reports

Report reveals impact of Sydney alcohol lock-out laws

A new report on the so-called “lockout laws” which restrict alcohol sales in the Sydney CBD and Kings Cross precincts show that assaults have fallen in the target areas, but have increased in surrounding suburbs. The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOSCAR) report covers the 61 months before … Continue reading