Evaluation of the Western Bulldogs Sons of the West Program

Researcher

Project Details

Aims:

This project aimed to evaluate the Western Bulldogs Sons of the West Program ripple effects- to better understand the intended and unintended effects on its men’s participants and beyond.

Key Expertise Provided:

  • Evidence informed practice: conducting an evaluation to building the evidence about what makes the Western Bulldogs Sons of the West Program work.
  • Research Translation: Working with Western Bulldogs utilise evidence into practice

Methodology:

Qualitative interviews and focus group discussion

Findings:

Given that men still suffer from high rates of preventable disease, this evaluation provides evidence that Professional sporting organisations (Australian Football Club’s) can provide a channel to facilitate men’s health and build community capital.

Awards:

August 2018 Primary Health Care Research Conference / Australian Journal of Primary Health – winner Research paper – Western Bulldogs Sons of the West Program: Creating Community

Research Group

Evaluation and Implementation Science




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Department / Centre

Centre for Health Policy

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