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Does it work?
Does it have the desired effect?
What led to success?
o What are needs?
o Less focus on outcome, more on designing program
o What might enhance participation
o What do experts say
o Who is target population
o May consider a needs assessment
o Main focus is on program or policy implementation
o May examine delivery strategies
o May examine delivery alternatives
o Aka: “impact evaluation”
o Was program effective?
o Did it produce desired effects?
o Often over looked
o How do costs compare to alternate delivery’
Ex. implementing X-country skiing in a high schoo
How many skis do we get? Boots?
How can we raise this money? is it cost
o Health economics: looks at cost-effectiveness issues
Need of demand
o Partnerships o Places
Process: Uncontrolable external factors
o Audience: target pop, related subgroups
o Activities: staff trainings, educational events, programs
outcomes: ultimate goals
o Short term: changes in antecedents, program participation,
o mid term: changes in outomces outside program, costs
o long term: changes in outcomes outside program, policy,
** look in lecture to find slide with flow chart ** Partnership development and advocacy 12/4/2012 5:43:00 AM
Partnership” joining of two or more persons/organization for the purpose of
achieving a common goal
Not all created equal, fall into 1 of 3 categories
May share resources and communicate on a
regular basis, but will continue with own work
More formal and structure around the compatibility of
the mission statements of all the partners
More indepth and formalized that cooperation
Most organized and structured from of PA partnering,
uniting groups or individuals toward a common cause of
Characterized as substantial resource sharing,
statements of shared objectives, and mutual
account-ability for shared work
5 steps to successful PA advocacy
examine the scientific evidence about PA
o PIA is a leading cause of death, non-communicable disease
Communicate key findings to policy makers
o Corporate leaders
Offer credible, evidence-based strategies to increase PA
Mobilize a strategy for advocacy
Continue communications and create a demand for change
o Keep the issue prominent in the public media
Key questions Do I need a partnership to accomplish my physical activity and
public health objective?
o If the answer is no, then a partnership may not be effective
and could get in the way
Who should I recruit
o Most Effective partnership when each partner brings unique