Health Behaviour Change

Models for Designing Behaviour Change Interventions

Related Resources


  • Intervention Mapping
  • Behaviour Change Wheel

Recommended Reading: Textbooks

Glanz, K., Rimer, B. K., & Viswanath, K. (Eds.). (2015). Health behavior: Theory, research, and practice. John Wiley & Sons. [5th Ed full text]

Nigg, C. R. (2013). ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise. Lippincott

Prestwich, A., Kenworthy, J., & Conner, M. (2017). Health behavior change: Theories, methods and interventions. Routledge.

Recommended Reading: Journal Articles

O’Cathain, A., Croot, L., Sworn, K., Duncan, E., Rousseau, N., Turner, K., ... & Hoddinott, P. (2019). Taxonomy of approaches to developing interventions to improve health: a systematic methods overview. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5(1), 41.

Keyworth, C., Epton, T., Goldthorpe, J., Calam, R., & Armitage, C. J. (2020). Delivering Opportunistic Behavior Change Interventions: a Systematic Review of Systematic Reviews. Prevention Science, 1-13.

Kriznik, N. M., Kinmonth, A. L., Ling, T., & Kelly, M. P. (2018). Moving beyond individual choice in policies to reduce health inequalities: the integration of dynamic with individual explanations. Journal of Public Health, 40(4), 764-775.