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Operationalizing Local School Wellness Policies in New York City

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Objective: The study aim was to identify common attributes of 19 New York City (NYC) wellness programs across 1463 schools in academic year 2012-13 and evaluate whether programs provide products or services that address non-instructional requirements of the 2010 NYC district wellness policy. Methods: School wellness program websites were reviewed to identify program attributes and reported deliverables. Deliverables were compared to the components of the local wellness policy. Results: Wellness programs most frequently addressed nutrition education and promotion (63.2%, N = 12) and least frequently addressed staff wellness (10.5%, N = 2). Conclusion: Findings suggest that sections of the NYC district wellness policy are not equally addressed by externally provided wellness programs. Wellness programs may need to develop additional resources to aid schools in assessment activities.
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Keywords: NUTRITION PROMOTION; PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROMOTION; SCHOOL HEALTH POLICY; SCHOOL WELLNESS POLICIES

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 01 November 2018

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  • Health Behavior and Policy Review is a rigorously peer-reviewed scholarly bi-monthly publication that seeks manuscripts on health behavior or policy topics that represent original research, including papers that examine the development, advocacy, implementation, or evaluation of policies around specific health issues. The Review especially welcomes papers that tie together health behavior and policy recommendations. Articles are available through subscription or can be ordered individually from the Health Behavior and Policy Review site.
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