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Solé, Ester; Castarlenas, Elena; Sánchez-Rodríguez, Elisabet; Galán, Santiago; de la Vega, Rocío; Jensen, Mark P.; Miró, Jordi – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: The aims of this study were to (1) examine the reactions of teachers and student teachers to children experiencing pain, (2) identify the most common challenges and potential resources that are associated to dealing with them, and (3) examine whether their responses differed as a function of their experience or sex. Methods: Forty…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Pain, Teacher Attitudes, Experienced Teachers
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Stage, Virginia C.; Kolasa, Kathryn M.; Díaz, Sebastián R.; Duffrin, Melani W. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Explore associations between nutrition, science, and mathematics knowledge to provide evidence that integrating food/nutrition education in the fourth-grade curriculum may support gains in academic knowledge. Methods: Secondary analysis of a quasi-experimental study. Sample included 438 students in 34 fourth-grade classrooms across…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Sciences, Mathematics, Nutrition Instruction
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Porter, Kathleen J.; Koch, Pamela A.; Contento, Isobel R. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: There are many potential health benefits to having nutrition education programs offered by expert outside sources in schools. However, little is known about why and how schools initiate, implement, and institutionalize them. Gaining this understanding may allow the impact and reach of nutrition and other health education programs in…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Health Promotion, Elementary Schools, Public Schools
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Brown, Kristin M.; Elliott, Susan J.; Leatherdale, Scott T. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Although schools are considered opportune settings for youth health interventions, a gap between school health research and practice exists. COMPASS, a longitudinal study of Ontario and Alberta secondary students and schools (2012-2021), used integrated knowledge translation to enhance schools' uptake of research findings. Schools…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Secondary Schools, Secondary School Students, Health Behavior
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Kern, Ben D.; Graber, Kim C.; Shen, Sa; Hillman, Charles H.; McLoughlin, Gabriella – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Socioeconomic status (SES) is the most accurate predictor of academic performance in US schools. Third-grade reading is highly predictive of high school graduation. Chronic physical activity (PA) is shown to improve cognition and academic performance. We hypothesized that school-based PA opportunities (recess and physical education)…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Academic Achievement, Grade 3, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Jenkins, Jade Marcus – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Rates of child insurance coverage have increased due to expansions in public programs, but many eligible children remain uninsured. Uninsured children are less likely to receive preventative care, which leads to poorer health and achievement in the long term. This study is an evaluation of a school-based health insurance outreach…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, Kindergarten, Outreach Programs, Public Policy
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Tollit, Michelle; Politis, Jennifer; Knight, Sarah – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: It is often surmised that school functioning is significantly impacted in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS); however, how this phenomenon manifests itself has rarely been characterized. Methods: This systematic review synthesized and critically appraised methods, constructs, and instruments used to assess school functioning in students…
Descriptors: Measurement, Databases, Fatigue (Biology), Children
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Vagi, Kevin J.; Stevens, Mark R.; Simon, Thomas R.; Basile, Kathleen C.; Carter, Sherry P.; Carter, Stanley L. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: This study used a new Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) assessment tool to test the associations between physical attributes of schools and violence-related behaviors and perceptions of students. Methods: Data were collected from 4717 students from 50 middle schools. Student perceptions of risk and safety, and…
Descriptors: Crime, School Safety, Violence, Prevention
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Terry, Amanda – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the coverage of state legislation and the expansiveness ratings of state model policies on the state-level prevalence of bullying in schools. Methods: The state-level prevalence of bullying in schools was based on cross-sectional data from the 2013 High School Youth Risk Behavior…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Bullying, Predictor Variables, Incidence
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Loeb, Katharine L.; Radnitz, Cynthia; Keller, Kathleen L.; Schwartz, Marlene B.; Zucker, Nancy; Marcus, Sue; Pierson, Richard N.; Shannon, Michael; DeLaurentis, Danielle – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: In this study, we applied behavioral economics to optimize elementary school lunch choices via parent-driven decisions. Specifically, this experiment tested an optimal defaults paradigm, examining whether strategically manipulating the health value of a default menu could be co-opted to improve school-based lunch selections. Methods:…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Eating Habits, Food, Decision Making
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Green, Sarah H.; Mallya, Giridhar; Brensinger, Colleen; Tierney, Ann; Glanz, Karen – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Schools can reduce student access to competitive foods and influence healthy food choices by improving the school nutrition environment. This study describes changes in competitive nutrition environments in 100 K-8 schools participating in the Philadelphia Campaign for Healthier Schools. Methods: Interviews with school staff were used…
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition, Eating Habits, Elementary Schools
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Bao, Zhenzhou; Chen, Chuansheng; Zhang, Wei; Jiang, Yanping; Zhu, Jianjun; Lai, Xuefen – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Although previous research indicates an association between school connectedness and adolescents' sleep quality, its causal direction has not been determined. This study used a 2-wave cross-lagged panel analysis to explore the likely causal direction between these 2 constructs. Methods: Participants were 888 Chinese adolescents (43.80%…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Sleep, Student School Relationship
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Kapa, Ryan R.; Luke, Jeremy; Moulthrop, Dorothy; Gimbert, Belinda – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Victimization in schools is not limited to students. Teachers increasingly face threats and attacks from their students. An authoritative school environment, characterized by high structure and support, has been associated with lower rates of victimization. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between authoritative…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education, Teaching Conditions, Victims
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Kerner, Charlotte; Haerens, Leen; Kirk, David – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Significant proportions of young people experience body dissatisfaction, which has implications for psychological and physical well-being. Lesson content and perceived competence may be important variables for the experience of body dissatisfaction, yet these have been underexplored in physical education. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Human Body, Self Concept, Satisfaction, Physical Education
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Berger, Carolyn; Valenzuela, Jessica; Tsikis, Joanna; Fletcher, Cynthia – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Existing research demonstrates that youth with chronic illness often experience challenges including poor academic performance, attendance, and social success. However, past research demonstrates a lack of support for teachers to best educate students with chronic illness. In this study, we aim to describe the needs of local educators…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Allied Health Personnel, Middle School Teachers, Knowledge Level
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