Health-enhancing Physical Activity (HEPA) Policy Audit Tool (PAT)
The HEPA PAT is a 75-item tool, which provides a protocol and method for the detailed compilation and communication of country-level policy responses to physical inactivity.
Transferability of measure across settings: Partially transferable (30 of 75 items transferable)
Development article: Bull FC, Milton K, Kahlmeier S. National policy on physical activity: the development of a policy audit tool. Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 2014;11(2):233-240. doi:10.1123/jpah.2012-0083
Empirical use: Bull F, Milton K, Kahlmeier S, et al. Turning the tide: national policy approaches to increasing physical activity in seven European countries. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015;49(11):749-756. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-093200
Policy Application in Reviewed Studies
Topic: Physical activity
Country: Europe, multiple
Note: Blank pragmatic constructs indicate inadequate reporting to assign a non-zero score.
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Note: Blank psychometric constructs were not reported in included studies.
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