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Rahimdel, T.; Morowatisharifabad, M. A.; Salehi-Abargouei, A.; Mirzaei, M.; Fallahzadeh, H. – Health Education Research, 2019
This study was conducted to evaluate an education program based on the theory of planned behavior (TPB) for salt intake in individuals at risk of hypertension. This randomized controlled trial was conducted from February 2017 to December 2017 in Shahediyeh, Yazd Province, Iran. For this purpose, 140 people were selected and assigned to two groups…
Descriptors: Hypertension, At Risk Persons, Eating Habits, Health Behavior
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Uçan, Izzet – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The main purpose of this study was prediction of elite male trampolines performance based on the selected physical capabilities in different age categories. To this aim, 45 male athletes (age 14.17 ± 2.86 yrs, athletic experience 7.22 ± 3.64 yrs and competitive experience 3.31 ± 2.44 yrs), who participated in the national trampoline team's…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Athletes, Multiple Regression Analysis, Correlation
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Zarifnejad, Gholamhosein; Mirhaghi, Amir; Rajabpoor, Mohammad – Journal of Peer Learning, 2018
Research on the impact of peer education (PE) on learning outcomes has produced inconclusive results, partly due to the methodology employed in such studies. There is a necessity to design blind, controlled studies. Further, quantitative approaches to evaluating PE may not provide a complete picture of the impact of PE on learning outcomes. The…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Peer Teaching, Mixed Methods Research, Foreign Countries
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Ghorbani, Ahmad; Ghazvini, Kiarash – Advances in Physiology Education, 2016
Many studies have emphasized the incorporation of active learning into classrooms to reinforce didactic lectures for physiology courses. This work aimed to determine if presenting classic papers during didactic lectures improves the learning of physiology among undergraduate students. Twenty-two students of health information technology were…
Descriptors: Physiology, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
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Rezaabadi, Omid Talebi – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
This study investigated the relationships between the social anxiety, social class and listening-test anxiety of students learning English as a foreign language. The aims of the study were to examine the relationship between listening-test anxiety and listening-test performance. The data were collected using an adapted Foreign Language Listening…
Descriptors: Correlation, Social Class, Teaching Methods, Test Anxiety
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Morowatisharifabad, Mohammad ali; Karimiankakolaki, Zohreh; Bokaie, Mahshid; Fallahzadeh, Hossein; Gerayllo, Sakineh – Health Education Research, 2014
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), which includes physical, psychological and emotional symptoms that occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, has a negative impact on the quality of the relationship among married couples. The purpose of the study was to examine the effects of educating married men by two methods, pamphlet and short…
Descriptors: Printed Materials, Pretests Posttests, Marital Satisfaction, Males
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Dianat, Iman; Karimi, Mohammad Ali – Journal of School Nursing, 2014
The association between parental awareness of using schoolbags and the occurrence of musculoskeletal symptoms and carrying habits of children was investigated in a cross-sectional study in Tabriz, Iran. Data on 454 students aged 11-14 years and their parents (n = 358) were analyzed. The awareness of the recommended weight limit, appropriate method…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Physiology, Human Body, Early Adolescents
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Pourshanazari, A. A.; Roohbakhsh, A.; Khazaei, M.; Tajadini, H. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2013
The rapid improvements in medical sciences and the ever-increasing related data, however, require novel methods of instruction. One such method, which has been given less than due attention in Iran, is problem-based learning (PBL). In this study, we aimed to evaluate the impact of study skills and the PBL methods on short and long-term retention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Problem Based Learning, Conventional Instruction