Target Behavior: Healthy Eating, Physical Activity
Intervention Type: PSE Change
Intervention Reach and Adoption
Age: Residents – Pregnant/Breastfeeding Women, Parents/Mothers/Fathers and Preschool (<5 years old), Elementary School, Middle School, High School Youth, Adults, Older Adults, Homeless/Food Pantry Clients
Race/Ethnicity: All, special focus on Hispanic/Latino and Native American populations.
Costs for the HEALth MAPPS Toolkit and Training for organizational adopters vary by adopter location, mode of delivery (onsite, online, or hybrid) and needs, including technical support during implementation and location.
- The approach is based upon the following manuscript: John DH et al. Engaging rural residents in mapping attributes using participatory photographic surveys (MAPPS™) to explain community resources and readiness to address the obesogenic environment (in review), Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action);
- Published manuscript: John & Gunter. engAGE in Community: Using Mixed Methods to Mobilize Older People to Elucidate the Age-Friendly Attributes of Urban and Rural Places. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 2015, DOI: 10.1177/0733464814566679.
- Published abstracts: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2014; (46)4, Supplement,S193); Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2015; (47)4, Supplement,S97
- Published evaluation reports: Jensen et al. (2019). Journal of Extension, 57(5), #5FEA1; Lindsay et al. (2019). Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 34(2), Article 4.
- Case studies by practitioners working in the field (Dodge Vera T, John DH. Using HEAL MAPPS to build community capacity among Latinos. Published abstract presented at Oregon Public Health Association annual conference; Corvallis, OR; October 2013) demonstrating positive effects on neighborhood school food/physical activity PSE.
|Readiness and Capacity – Short Term (ST)||Changes – Medium Term (MT)||Effectiveness and Maintenance – Long Term (LT)||Population Results (R)|
|Environmental Settings||ST5, ST6, ST7||MT6||LT5, LT6, LT7, LT8, LT9, LT10, LT11|
|Sectors of Influence||ST8||MT7, MT8, MT9, MT10, MT11|
Deborah H. John, Program Director
Professor and Extension Specialist for Health Equitable Communities
College of Public Health and Human Services, Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-1405