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Dixon-Ibarra, A.; Driver, S.; Nery-Hurwit, M.; VanVolkenburg, H. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: There is a lack of health promotion programming designed to change the physical activity environment of the group home setting. The Menu-Choice programme assists staff in creating physical activity goals alongside residents with intellectual disabilities and provides strategies to incorporate activity into the group home schedule. The…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Physical Activities, Health Promotion, Intellectual Disability
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Doherty, Alison J.; Jones, Stephanie P.; Chauhan, Umesh; Gibson, Josephine M. E. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: Obesity is more prevalent in people with intellectual disabilities and increases the risk of developing serious medical conditions. UK guidance recommends multicomponent weight management interventions (MCIs), tailored for different population groups. Methods: An integrative review utilizing systematic review methodology was conducted…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Intervention, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Juniusdottir, Ragnheidur; Hörnell, Agneta; Gunnarsdottir, Ingibjorg; Lagstrom, Hanna; Waling, Maria; Olsson, Cecilia; Talvia, Sanna; Olafsdottir, Anna S. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Nutritious and attractive school meals can improve health equality and public health. Current official guidelines and recommendations on food and nutrient composition of school meals in 3 Nordic countries; Sweden, Finland, and Iceland, are described and compared with actual practice, ie, availability of foods and nutrients in served…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Programs, Food, Nutrition
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Giombi, Kristen; Wiecha, Jean; Vine, Jackie; Rogers, Victoria W. – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: Let's Go! is a Maine-based, nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify specific program and school characteristics, policies, and practices associated with schools achieving Let's Go!'s priority strategies for increasing opportunities for healthy eating/active living…
Descriptors: Obesity, Health Programs, Prevention, Institutional Characteristics
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Kok, Michele S. Y.; Jones, Mat; Solomon-Moore, Emma; Smith, Jane R. – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The quality of voluntary sector-led community health programmes is an important concern for service users, providers and commissioners. Research on the fidelity of programme implementation offers a basis for assessing and further enhancing practice. The purpose of this paper is to report on the fidelity assessment of Living Well Taking…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Program Implementation, Diabetes, Health Promotion
Wang, Jianjun – Online Submission, 2018
Since 1998, early childhood education and support services were funded by 50-cents-per-pack tobacco tax through Proposition 10 funding in California. In November, 2016, another proposal was endorsed by voters to add $2.00-per-pack tobacco tax for purposes unrelated to early childhood services, yet the decline of cigarette consumption will…
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Taxes, Educational Finance
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Sussman, Steve; Baezconde-Garbanati, Lourdes; Unger, Jennifer; Wipfli, Heather; Palinkas, Lawrence – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
This article provides an overview of international translation of health behavior interventions. The ideas expressed in this article serve to provide direction when developing a health behavior program for a host country, utilizing previous programmatic knowledge from elsewhere. First, the authors discuss constituents of country-level variables…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Intervention, International Education, Technology Transfer
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Brown, Cynthia Williams; Alexander, Dayna S.; Cummins, Kayla; Price, Amanda Alise; Anderson-Booker, Marian – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: African American women have the highest risk of death from heart disease among all racial, ethnic, and gender groups due to sedentary behaviors. Purpose: This article describes an intervention among 2 groups--a program group and an information group (intervention and comparison)--that assessed cardiovascular risk factor knowledge among…
Descriptors: Females, African Americans, Heart Disorders, Intervention
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Henry, Beverley; Garner, Catherine; Guernon, Ann – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Learning activities to develop interprofessional collaboration align with goals for professional preparation to improve health outcomes. A problem-based case study approach can offer formal and informal learning interactions that promote information exchange and collaborative practice. The purpose of this instructional article was to describe a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Learning Activities, Cooperation, Informal Education
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Zahnd, Whitney E.; Smith, Tracey; Ryherd, Susan J.; Cleer, Melissa; Rogers, Valerie; Steward, David E. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Schools may be an effective avenue for interventions that prevent childhood obesity. "I am Moving I am Learning/Choosy Kids"© (IMIL/CK) is a curriculum recommended by Head Start (HS) for education in nutrition, physical activity, and healthy lifestyle habits. Methods: We formed an academic-community partnership (ACP), the…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Physical Activities, Community Involvement, Partnerships in Education
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Phelps, Josh; Brite-Lane, Allison; Crook, Tina; Hakkak, Reza; Fuller, Serena – Journal of Extension, 2017
The evaluation described in this article focused on the effectiveness of Arkansas's Extension-based Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) but demonstrates an analytic approach that may be useful across Extension programs. We analyzed data from 1,810 Arkansas EFNEP participants' entry and exit Behavior Checklists to assess…
Descriptors: Extension Education, State Programs, Nutrition Instruction, Foods Instruction
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Washburn, Lisa T.; Traywick, LaVona; Copeland, Lauren; Vincent, Jessica – Journal of Extension, 2017
We present findings from a pilot implementation of the Extension Wellness Ambassador Program, a health-focused master volunteer program, and briefly describe the program approach and purpose. Program participants received 40 hr of training and completed assessments of self-efficacy, physical activity, and functional fitness at baseline and 3-month…
Descriptors: Wellness, Extension Education, Health Programs, Volunteers
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Kapiriri, Lydia; Sinding, Christina; Arnold, Emmy – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2017
There is limited literature on how donors conceptualise and prioritise evidence in healthcare priority setting (PS) affecting low income countries (LICs). We interviewed 35 donors and reviewed their websites to describe how they conceptualise, prioritise and perceive the role evidence plays in their organisation's healthcare prioritisation…
Descriptors: Evidence, Health Programs, Low Income, Qualitative Research
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Evans, Rhiannon; Murphy, Simon; Scourfield, Jonathan; Turley, Ruth – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: The utilisation of evidence-based health interventions remains a challenge in educational settings. Although driving forward the scientific evidence-base may contribute to the diffusion of such approaches, abstract notions of population-level impact may not be seen as priorities in local. This paper considers the alternative forms of…
Descriptors: Health Programs, Intervention, Evidence, Decision Making
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Wanless, Elizabeth; Judge, Lawrence W.; Dieringer, Shannon T.; Johnson, James E. – Physical Educator, 2017
In an effort to increase physical activity (PA) in children, some schools are utilizing after-school PA programs. For after-school PA programs to attract children and their parents more effectively, it is important to understand participant perceptions. With input from parents and children, after-school PA programs will be better equipped to…
Descriptors: Intervention, Health Programs, Student Recruitment, After School Programs
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