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Lan, Tian-Syung; Lan, Yu-Hua; Chen, Pin-Chang; Lo, Wen-Chi – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
The main purpose of this study is to understand the factors affecting adolescents' eating out behavior, as well as to develop scientific principles for selection of factors affecting adolescents' eating out behavior. According to literature review and expert questionnaire survey, this study obtained the factors affecting adolescents' choice to eat…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Eating Habits, Behavior, Questionnaires
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Timmerman, Gayle M.; Brown, Adama – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2012
Objective: To evaluate the effect of a "Mindful Restaurant Eating" intervention on weight management. Design: Randomized control trial. Setting: Greater metropolitan area of Austin, Texas. Participants: Women (n = 35) 40-59 years old who eat out at least 3 times per week. Intervention: The intervention, using 6 weekly 2-hour, small group…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Intervention, Health Promotion, Females
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Arús Hita, Jorge – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This paper presents "Eating out," a Moodle-based digital learning resource for English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teaching that can be run both on computers and mobile devices. It is argued that Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) resources do not necessarily need to be specifically designed for such platforms. Rather, a carefully…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Acton, Rachel B.; Nguyen, Nghia; Minaker, Leia M. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Limited evidence exists on effects of school-based nutrition policies. This study explored the influence of mandatory versus voluntary provincial school nutrition policies on student eating behaviors. Methods: A cross-sectional, school-based survey assessed student eating behaviors using self-report survey measures in a representative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Policy, Nutrition, Eating Habits
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Carter, Erik W.; Kleinert, Harold L.; LoBianco, Tony F.; Sheppard-­Jones, Kathleen; Butler, Laura N.; Tyree, Milton S. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2015
Supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to thrive requires careful consideration of multiple avenues of community involvement. Yet little attention has focused on the place of faith community participation in the lives of adults with IDD. We examined attendance at religious services using National Core Indicator…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Adults, Religious Factors
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Balick, Marshall; Jepson, Megan – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
This article describes the experiences of frequently-traveling parents Balick and Jepson, and their 2-year daughter Coco. As owners of two businesses (an event-planning business and a Montessori aterials company) the travel between 7 days and 3 months at a time--for trade shows, conferences, school visits, and working events. How does one manage…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Educational Philosophy, Child Rearing, Child Development
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Wang, H. Echo; Lee, Matthew; Hart, Adante; Summers, Amber C.; Steeves, Elizabeth Anderson; Gittelsohn, Joel – Health Education Research, 2013
Soaring obesity rates in the United States demand comprehensive health intervention strategies that simultaneously address dietary patterns, physical activity, psychosocial factors and the food environment. Healthy Bodies, Healthy Souls (HBHS) is a church-based, community-participatory, cluster-randomized health intervention trial conducted in…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Intervention, Eating Habits, Formative Evaluation
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Metos, Julie; Gren, Lisa; Brusseau, Timothy; Moric, Endi; O'Toole, Karen; Mokhtari, Tahereh; Buys, Saundra; Frost, Caren – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The objective of this study was to understand adolescent girls' experiences using practical diet and physical activity measurement tools and to explore the food and physical activity settings that influence their lifestyle habits. Design: Mixed methods study using quantitative and qualitative methods. Setting: Large city in the western…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Nutrition, Physical Activities
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Bevans, Katherine B.; Sanchez, Betty; Teneralli, Rachel; Forrest, Christopher B. – Journal of School Health, 2011
Background: To enhance the impact of school nutrition programs on children's health, more information is needed on the associations between healthy and unhealthy food offerings during school lunch periods and children's eating behavior. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the contributions of food offerings and participation in school lunch…
Descriptors: Food Service, Middle Schools, Dining Facilities, Nutrition
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French, Simone A.; Mitchell, Nathan R.; Hannan, Peter J. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2012
Objective: To examine associations between television viewing, sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, eating out, physical activity, and body weight change over 1 year. Design: Secondary data analysis from randomized intervention trial. Setting: Households in the community. Participants: Adults (n = 153) and adolescents (n = 72) from the same…
Descriptors: Outcome Measures, Physical Activities, Intervention, Adolescents
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Thayer, Linden M.; Pimentel, Daniela C.; Smith, Janice C.; Garcia, Beverly A.; Sylvester, Laura Lee; Kelly, Tammy; Johnston, Larry F.; Ammerman, Alice S.; Keyserling, Thomas C. – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
Background: Because Americans commonly consume restaurant foods with poor dietary quality, effective interventions are needed to improve food choices at restaurants. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to design and evaluate a restaurant-based intervention to help customers select and restaurants promote heart healthy menu items with healthful…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Dining Facilities, Nutrition
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Shaffer, Leigh S. – About Campus, 2012
Recent changes in basic economic conditions make it harder for college students to find their way in the new economy. However, in addition to these structural changes that drive up the costs of living in society, many students are also suffering from the effects of developing an unsustainable, affluent lifestyle both before and during the pursuit…
Descriptors: Life Style, Quality of Life, Financial Services, Money Management
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Wiecha, Jean L.; Hall, Georgia; Gannett, Ellen; Roth, Barbara – Afterschool Matters, 2012
More than 30 percent of American children are either overweight or obese, with a body mass index (BMI) in the 85th percentile or above. Although prevalence varies by age, sex, and ethnicity, all groups are affected. Risk of serious health problems increases with increasing BMI. Childhood obesity, characterized by BMI in the 95th percentile or…
Descriptors: Children, After School Programs, Eating Habits, Nutrition
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Rendahl, Jenny; Korp, Peter; Ekström, Marianne Pipping; Berg, Christina – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore and elucidate adolescents' reasoning about risks related to food and eating. Design/methodology/approach: Boys and girls aged 15-16 years participated in a focus group interview with role-playing as a stimulus for discussion and reflection. In all, 31 participants took part, divided into five…
Descriptors: Human Body, Self Concept, Food, Focus Groups
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Shin, Joan Kang – English Teaching Forum, 2007
"Developing Dynamic Units for EFL" describes how to develop a thematic unit that integrates skills in context, provides opportunities for learner autonomy, and is project-based and experiential. Planning includes identifying curriculum standards, thinking of a meaningful topic, brainstorming tasks, organizing the activities, and making…
Descriptors: Units of Study, English (Second Language), Lesson Plans, Teaching Methods
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