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Sánchez-Queija, Inmaculada; García-Moya, Irene; Moreno, Carmen – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: We analyze trends in bullying victimization prevalence in a representative sample of Spanish adolescent schoolchildren in 2006, 2010, and 2014. Methods: We distinguish between reported bullying, which is assessed via the global question in the Revised Bully/Victim Questionnaire by Olweus, and observed bullying, which is a measure…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Bullying, Victims, Incidence
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Shah, Sonam; Allison, Kenneth R.; Schoueri-Mychasiw, Nour; Pach, Beata; Manson, Heather; Vu-Nguyen, Karen – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Measuring the implementation of school-based physical activity (PA) interventions is an important prerequisite in assessing their impact. Prior to conducting a study to assess the implementation of the daily physical activity (DPA) policy in Ontario, Canada, a literature review was conducted to identify existing survey instruments to…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Outcome Measures, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation
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Askelson, Natoshia M.; Golembiewski, Elizabeth H.; Bobst, Ann; Delger, Patti J.; Scheidel, Carrie A. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: The National School Breakfast Program (SBP) is a federally funded program that allows states to offer nutritious breakfast to K-12 students. However, rates of SBP participation are low in some rural states, and the reasons are not well understood. The purpose of the study was to explore administrators' perceptions, attitudes, and…
Descriptors: Breakfast Programs, Case Studies, Online Surveys, Barriers
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Lyons, Vivian H.; Moore, Megan; Guiney, Roxanne; Ayyagari, Rajiv C.; Thompson, Leah; Rivara, Frederick P.; Fleming, Robin; Crawley, Deborah; Harper, Dawn; Vavilala, Monica S. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Many students do not receive return to learn (RTL) services upon return to academics following a concussion. Methods: Using a mixed-methods approach, we conducted a survey of RTL practices and experiences in Washington State schools between January 2015 and June 2015. We then held a statewide summit of RTL stakeholders and used a…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Brain, Head Injuries, Mixed Methods Research
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Kajankova, Maria; Oswald, Jennifer M.; Terranova, Lauren M.; Kaplen, Michael V.; Ambrose, Anne F.; Spielman, Lisa A.; Gordon, Wayne A. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: By 2014, all states implemented concussion laws that schools must translate into daily practice; yet, limited knowledge exists regarding implementation of these laws. We examined the extent to which concussion management policies and procedure (P&P) documents of New York State school districts comply with the State's Concussion…
Descriptors: School Districts, State Legislation, Program Implementation, Educational Practices
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Chung, Ka-Fai; Chan, Man-Sum; Lam, Ying-Yin; Lai, Cindy Sin-Yee; Yeung, Wing-Fai – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Insufficient sleep among students is a major school health problem. School-based sleep education programs tailored to reach large number of students may be one of the solutions. A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to summarize the programs' effectiveness and current status. Methods: Electronic databases were searched up…
Descriptors: Sleep, Health Behavior, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness
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Gold, Abby; Larson, Mary; Tucker, Jared; Strang, Michelle – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: We tested the effectiveness of the Go Wild With Fruits and Veggies! (GWWFV) Extension curriculum on increasing fruit and vegetable (FV) intake of third graders. Methods: An intervention study was used testing self-reported FV intake pre/post GWWFV. Recruited schools were randomized to control (12 schools, N = 369, third grade children)…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Food
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Laroche, Helena H.; Hradek, Christine; Hansen, Kate; Hanks, Andrew S.; Just, David R.; Wansink, Brian – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: A previous sales data analysis demonstrated success in selling healthier items at a concession stand. Questions remained regarding student satisfaction and whether the intervention reached non-health-conscious students. Methods: Cross-sectional anonymous samples of students at a large midwestern high school were surveyed before and…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Food, Student Attitudes, Intervention
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Dryden, Eileen M.; Desmarais, Jeffrey; Arsenault, Lisa – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Research shows that individuals with disabilities are more likely to experience abuse than their peers without disabilities. Yet, few evidenced-based abuse prevention interventions exist. This study examines whether positive outcomes identified previously in an evaluation of IMPACT:Ability were maintained 1 year later. Methods: A…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Statistical Analysis, Scores, Advocacy
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McNeely, Clea A.; Morland, Lyn; Doty, S. Benjamin; Meschke, Laurie L.; Awad, Summer; Husain, Altaf; Nashwan, Ayat – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: The US education system must find creative and effective ways to foster the healthy development of the approximately 2 million newly arrived immigrant and refugee adolescents, many of whom contend with language barriers, limited prior education, trauma, and discrimination. We identify research priorities for promoting the school…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Immigrants, Refugees, Child Health
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Grinshteyn, Erin; Yang, Y. T. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: We examined the relationship between exposure to electronic bullying and absenteeism as a result of being afraid. Methods: This multivariate, multinomial regression analysis of the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data assessed the association between experiencing electronic bullying in the past year and how often students were absent…
Descriptors: Bullying, Secondary School Students, Attendance Patterns, Fear
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Jayawardene, Wasantha; Erbe, Ryan; Lohrmann, David; Torabi, Mohammad – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: School-based treatment and counseling services (TCSs) can integrate mind-body techniques (MBTs) to improve children's health, wellness, and academic performance. We aimed to describe the effect of school-based TCS on MBT-use among students experiencing difficulties with concentration, emotions, behaviors, and getting along (DCEBG).…
Descriptors: School Health Services, School Counseling, Child Health, Wellness
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Stiefel, Leanna; Elbel, Brian; Pflugh Prescott, Melissa; Aneja, Siddhartha; Schwartz, Amy E. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Public schools provide students with opportunities to participate in many discretionary, unmandated wellness programs. Little is known about the number of these programs, their distribution across schools, and the kinds of students served. We provide evidence on these questions for New York City (NYC) public schools. Methods: Data on…
Descriptors: Wellness, Public Schools, High School Students, Regression (Statistics)
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Gamble, Abigail; Chatfield, Sheryl L.; Cormack, Michael L.; Hallam, Jeffrey S. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: In recent decades, the alignment of health and education has been at the forefront of school reform. Whereas the establishment of national in-school physical activity (ISPA) recommendations and state-level mandates demonstrates success, there has been less achievement in areas that address health disparities. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: School Policy, Physical Activity Level, Qualitative Research, State Policy
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Wang, Y. Claire; Hsiao, Amber; Chamberlin, Peter; Largay, McKenzie; Archibald, Abbie; Malone, Andrew; Stevelos, JoAnn – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background:As part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, snacks, and desserts sold in K-12 schools as of the 2014-2015 school year are required to meet the "Smart Snacks" nutritional guidelines. Although studies exist in tracking progress in local and national efforts, the proportion of snack food procured by school districts compliant…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Nutrition, Food, Food Service
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