Observational School Environment Checklist (OSEC)
The OSEC is a 44-item, comprehensive audit tool designed to assess the physical and structural environment of schools in four main locations (cafeteria, lobby/hallway, gym, outdoor areas).
Transferability of measure across settings: Setting-specific
Development article: Jones NR, Jones A, van Sluijs EM, Panter J, Harrison F, Griffin SJ. School environments and physical activity: the development and testing of an audit tool. Health & Place. 2010;16(5):776-783. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2010.04.002
Empirical use: Lane HG, Deitch R, Wang Y, et al. “Wellness Champions for Change,” a multi-level intervention to improve school-level implementation of local wellness policies: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2018;75:29-39. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2018.10.008
Policy Application in Reviewed Studies
Topic: Physical activity
Country: United States
Note: Blank pragmatic constructs indicate inadequate reporting to assign a non-zero score.
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Note: Blank psychometric constructs were not assessed in included studies.
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