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How Health Departments Can Support Evidence-Based Practice

This new report, based on a PRC study, summarizes how health departments can support evidence-based practice.

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Connecting Research to Practice

We strive to connect the research we do with the people who work in the field. Check out all of our tools and resources.

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How to get this country moving

Greater efforts should be made to actively monitor physical activity as a risk factor in clinical practice, finds a new PRC study published in The Lancet.

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Building a Healthier Workplace: A Toolkit for Architects, Planners, Researchers and Decision Makers.

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The Prevention Research Center in St. Louis (PRC-StL) explores behaviors that place people at risk for chronic diseases such as obesity, cancer and diabetes. Center researchers conduct and share research on physical activity, policy, the built environment, and the translation of evidence into public health practice, while placing particular emphasis on vulnerable populations.


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"Pay to Play” School Sports Policies Could Reduce Physical Activity by Students

“The fees are really putting children at a disadvantage and taking away an essential opportunity to be physically active.”

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Kate Curoe

“I am passionate about health policy, especially working to ensure evidence-based policies. Some topic areas I am particularly interested in are access to quality care, maternal and child health, and addressing health disparities.”

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