Article

Process evaluation of HAT TRICK: feasibility, acceptability and opportunities for programme refinement

Citation

Sharp P, Bottorff JL, Oliffe JL, Hunt K & Caperchione CM (2020) Process evaluation of HAT TRICK: feasibility, acceptability and opportunities for programme refinement. Health Education Research. https://doi.org/10.1093/her/cyaa029

Abstract
Preventive lifestyle interventions are needed to address challenges in engaging men in conventional health programs. This process evaluation examined the feasibility and acceptability of HAT TRICK, a gender-sensitized program targeting physical activity, healthy eating and social connectedness. A mixed-methods approach was utilised to examine the effectiveness of recruitment and selection processes, facilitators’ experiences and challenges, and participant experiences with the program. Evaluation measures included participant flow data and baseline assessments, facilitator debriefs, a post-intervention process evaluation questionnaire, and telephone interviews with a subsample of participants. Participants (N=62) were overweight (BMI >25kg/m2) and inactive (

Keywords
Men; physical activity; dietary behaviors; social connectedness; process evaluation; program refinement

Notes
Output Status: Forthcoming

Journal
Health Education Research

StatusAccepted
Date accepted by journal31/07/2020
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/31838
PublisherOxford University Press (OUP)
ISSN0268-1153
eISSN1465-3648