NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 31 to 45 of 1,448 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Raiha, Teija; Tossavainen, Kerttu; Turunen, Hannele; Enkenberg, Jorma; Kiviniemi, Vesa – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effects of nutrition health intervention on pupils' nutrition knowledge and eating habits from grade seven to grade nine. The study was part of the ENHPS (since 2008, Schools for Health in Europe (SHE)) program in Finland, and more specifically its sub-project titled "From Puijo to the…
Descriptors: Experimental Schools, Intervention, Nutrition, Eating Habits
McCaughtry, Nate; Fahlman, Mariane; Martin, Jeffrey J.; Shen, Bo – American Journal of Health Education, 2011
Background: Health professionals are looking to nutrition-based youth health interventions in K-12 schools to combat the growing obesity crisis; however, none have explored the influences of interventions guided by constructivist learning theory. Purpose: This study examined the influences of a constructivist-oriented nutrition education program…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Constructivism (Learning), Control Groups, Research Design
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Larsen, Andrew L.; Liao, Yue; Alberts, Janel; Huh, Jimi; Robertson, Trina; Dunton, Genevieve F. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Few nutrition interventions in kindergarten classes have been evaluated, and none has been tested for program effectiveness, implementation, and dissemination. Building a Healthy Me (BHM) is a nutrition intervention for kindergarteners that is classroom-based and includes a family component. This study evaluated the public health…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Intervention, Kindergarten, Young Children
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kemirembe, Olive M. K.; Radhakrishna, Rama B.; Gurgevich, Elise; Yoder, Edgar P.; Ingram, Patreese D. – Journal of Extension, 2011
A quasi-experimental design consisting of pretest, posttest, and delayed posttest comparison control group was used. Nutrition knowledge and behaviors were measured at pretest (time 1) posttest (time 2) and delayed posttest (time 3). General Linear Model (GLM) repeated measure ANCOVA results showed that youth who received nutrition education…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Quasiexperimental Design, Nutrition, Pretests Posttests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wang, Dongxu; Stewart, Donald; Chang, Chun – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effectiveness of a holistic school-based nutrition programme using the health-promoting school (HPS) approach, on teachers' knowledge, attitudes and behaviour in relation to nutrition in rural China. Design/methodology/approach: A cluster-randomised intervention trial design was employed. Two…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Teacher Behavior
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Slusser, Wendelin; Erausquin, Jennifer Toller; Prelip, Michael; Fischer, Heidi; Cumberland, William G.; Frankel, Fred; Neumann, Charlotte – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
Parents are in an ideal position to promote long-term healthy dietary behaviours for their children. This study aimed to determine parent and child characteristics and to test their associations in a cross-sectional sample of urban low-income, low-education Latino immigrants with preschool-age children. Also determined were family demographic…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Eating Habits, Nutrition, Income
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Epstein-Solfield, Alexandra; Arango, Clay; Ogan, Dana; Stendell-Hollis, Nicole – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: Most American school children fail to meet recommended intakes of fruits and vegetables (F/V). Possible solutions to increase intake include nutrition education interventions paired with access to a cafeteria salad bar (SB). The aim of this research was to determine if a F/V-targeted nutrition education intervention would…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Food, Grade 3, Grade 4
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zoellner, Jamie; Carr, Deborah – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2010
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this national study was to describe nutrition literacy levels and nutrition knowledge among school nutrition (SN) managers, and explore if barriers to seeking SN information, perceived role in school wellness, and confidence in SN decision making varied by nutrition literacy and knowledge scores. Methods: An…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Nutrition, Administrator Attitudes, Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chen, Shih-Neng; Tseng, Jauling – Health Education Journal, 2010
Objective: To assess various marginal effects of nutrient intakes, health behaviours and nutrition knowledge on the entire distribution of body mass index (BMI) across individuals. Design: Quantitative and distributional study. Setting: Taiwan. Methods: This study applies Becker's (1965) model of health production to construct an individual's BMI…
Descriptors: Obesity, Body Composition, At Risk Persons, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Franzen-Castle, Lisa; Dunker, Tara; Chai, Weiwen; Krehbiel, Michelle – Journal of Extension, 2017
With the health of today's youth a national priority, professionals need tools for accurately assessing activity patterns and motivating behavior change. Fitness technology may be a promising tool for promoting positive behavior change. The afterschool program WeCook: Fun with Food and Fitness focused on improving food preparation skills,…
Descriptors: Measurement Equipment, Physical Activity Level, Behavior Change, After School Programs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chuang, Ru-Jye; Cox, Jill N.; Mincemoyer, Claudia C.; Sharma, Shreela V. – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: The aim of this study is to evaluate the feasibility and preliminary impact of the Create Healthy Futures program, a self-paced, 6-lesson, web-based intervention on promoting healthy eating for Early Care and Education (ECE) providers, using a group-randomized controlled trial design with 3 repeated measurements. Methods: Nine ECE…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Eating Habits, Nutrition, Early Childhood Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gray, Sarah K. – Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2015
In recent years, media, health organizations and researchers have raised concern over the health of Canadian children and adolescents. Stakeholders have called on the government to confront the problem. Schools are seen as an ideal location for developing and implementing large-scale interventions because of the ease of access to large groups of…
Descriptors: Females, Nutrition, Secondary School Students, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Stewart, Carly; Schiavon, Laurita Marconi; Bellotto, Maria Luisa – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
It is acknowledged that knowledge and knowledge bases are an important part of coach and athlete learning and that the coach-athlete relationship is crucial to knowledge created, shared and used. This said knowledge about nutrition as constructed by elite gymnasts would seem particularly important in a culture long associated with weight control…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Athletic Coaches, Performance, Athletes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kostanjevec, Stojan; Jerman, Janez; Koch, Verena – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2011
Incorporating nutrition topics in the primary school curricula should support the acquisition of nutrition knowledge in different ways and indirectly the development of healthy eating habits in children and teenagers. In Slovenia, nutrition education is part of all primary school education levels and may take the form of compulsory and/or elective…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Home Economics, Eating Habits, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Holub, Shayla C.; Musher-Eizenman, Dara R. – Early Child Development and Care, 2010
Eating behaviours begin to develop during early childhood, but relatively little is known about preschoolers' nutrition knowledge. The current study examined age and gender differences in this knowledge using two tasks: food group classification and the creation of unhealthy, healthy and preferred meals. Sixty-nine three- to six-year-old children…
Descriptors: Interviews, Knowledge Level, Nutrition, Eating Habits
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  97