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Morshed, Alexandra B.; Davis, Sally M.; Keane, Patricia C.; Myers, Orrin B.; Mishra, Shiraz I. – Journal of School Health, 2016
Background: The Child Health Initiative for Lifelong Eating and Exercise is a multicomponent obesity-prevention intervention, which was evaluated among Head Start (HS) centers in American Indian and predominantly Hispanic communities in rural New Mexico. This study examines the intervention's foodservice outcomes: fruits, vegetables, whole grains,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Health, Obesity, Food
Warsh, Herman Enoch – 1969
The present study examined some effects of literacy achievement on the lives of 184 of the 215 adults who had successfully completed literacy training between 1962 and 1966 in the Flint, Michigan, Adult High School. Interviews and public records were used to gather data on student background, experiences during literary training, participants'…
Descriptors: Adult Dropouts, Adult Literacy, Age Differences, Behavior Change
VanDomelen, Cindy; And Others – 1987
Older Americans are suffering from both physical and social losses as they age. These losses are sometimes accompanied by the elderly person's entrance into a long-term care facility. Some researchers have suggested that such facilities fail to maintain the residents' independent behavior. Others contend that behavior is plastic and can be…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Modification, Institutionalized Persons, Interpersonal Relationship
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Evans, Melissa S.; Massey-Stokes, Marilyn; Denson, Kathleen – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to: (a) evaluate the effectiveness of a required Health-Related Fitness (HRF) course in changing dietary behaviors among community college (CC) students, and (b) explore student perceptions about the effectiveness of HRF curriculum activities in changing behaviors. Methods: Pre- and…
Descriptors: Health Related Fitness, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Food
Withey, Kristin L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
While there is a longstanding call for all students to succeed, students receiving special education services under the label of emotional disturbance (ED) are at an increased risk for minimal school and life outcomes, ranging from poor classroom grades and increased expulsion to high rates of incarceration and drug use. Although there are extant…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Intervention, Elementary School Students, Special Education
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Gordon, Cynthia; Hayes, Roger – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2012
Objective: The present study investigates consumer responses to New York City's 2008 calorie labeling regulation in 2 lower-income neighborhoods of New York City. Methods: Focus groups were conducted, and 34 fast-food consumers participated. Group summaries and descriptive and analytic depictions of group responses and interactions were developed…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Food, Internet, Behavior Change
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Davis, Doryn Z.; Rogers, Todd – Journal of American College Health, 1982
Study results indicate that providing simple nutrition information (nutrition-information sign and/or nutrient display cards) at the point-of-choice (where college students decide to obtain milk) in a college dormitory cafeteria was an effective method for influencing the students' dietary practices. (Authors/CJ)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, College Students, Eating Habits, Foods Instruction
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Hawkins, Renee O.; Axelrod, Michael I. – Behavior Modification, 2008
Research has shown a positive correlation between time spent on homework and learning. However, students often engage in off-task behaviors to escape the demands of homework. Youth with emotional or behavioral disorders (EBD) are especially likely to engage in off-task behaviors. Effective interventions to increase on-task behavior during homework…
Descriptors: Homework, Behavior Problems, Behavior Disorders, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Cho, Sungha; Sonoyama, Shigeki – Education and Treatment of Children, 2020
The participant was a boy diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who displayed severe food selectivity, which raised concerns about imbalanced nutrient consumption. The intervention used combined stimulus fading with simultaneous stimulus presentation without escape extinction (EE) and was implemented by teachers in a school setting. In…
Descriptors: Stimuli, Behavior Modification, Food, Eating Habits
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Daly, David A.; Johnson, Hettie Pippin – Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 1974
Descriptors: Case Studies, Communications, Exceptional Child Research, Mental Retardation
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Jackson, Donald A.; Wallace R. Frank – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 1974
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Case Studies, Exceptional Child Research
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Hunt, William A.; Matarazzo, Joseph D. – Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1973
Paper read at Conference on New Approaches to Behavioral Research on Smoking sponsored by the American Cancer Society in Tucson, Arizona, on March 30 and 31, 1972. (DS)
Descriptors: Behavior Chaining, Behavior Change, Behavioral Science Research, Experimental Psychology
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Tamas, Andrea; Mosler, Hans-Joachim – Health Education & Behavior, 2011
Solar Water Disinfection (SODIS) is a simple method designed to treat microbiologically contaminated drinking water at household level. This article characterizes relapse behavior in comparison with continued SODIS use after a 7-month nonpromotion period. In addition, different subtypes among relapsers and continuers were assumed to diverge mainly…
Descriptors: Water, Behavior Modification, Behavior Change, Water Quality
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Watson, T.; Dufrene, Brad; Weaver, Adam; Butler, Tonya; Meeks, Caroline – Behavior Modification, 2005
The purpose of this study was to determine if specific classroom antecedents were associated with motor and vocal tics in two males diagnosed with Tourette's syndrome. A functional assessment consisting of teacher and student interviews, direct observations, brief functional analysis, and confirmatory naturalistic observations indicated that…
Descriptors: Habit Formation, Behavior Problems, Neurological Impairments, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Vogel, Ineke; Brug, Johannes; Van Der Ploeg, Catharina P. B.; Raat, Hein – Health Education Research, 2011
Analogue to occupational noise-induced hearing loss, MP3-induced hearing loss may be evolving into a significant social and public health problem. To inform prevention strategies and interventions, this study investigated correlates of adolescents' risky MP3-player listening behavior primarily informed by protection motivation theory. We invited…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Health, Audio Equipment, Handheld Devices
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