Wellness School Assessment Tool (WellSAT)
The WellSAT is a 67-item tool, which provides a subjective, online system for evaluating school wellness policies in six categories: Nutrition Education, Standards for USDA School Meals, Nutrition Standards, Physical Education and Physical Activity, Wellness Promotion and Marketing, and Evaluation.
Transferability of measure across settings: Setting-specific
Empirical use: Francis E, Hivner E, Hoke A, Ricci T, Watach A, Kraschnewski J. Quality of local school wellness policies for physical activity and resultant implementation in Pennsylvania schools. Journal of Public Health. 2018;40(3):591-597. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdx130
Policy Application in Reviewed Studies
Topic: Nutrition; 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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