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Colgary, Christina D.; Dong, Shengli; Fisher, Paige H. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Mindfulness meditation (MM) is often readily applied in university settings as a practical means to reduce stress associated with academic and environmental uncertainties. Little is known, however, about the ideal prescribed frequency and duration of an MM practice to cultivate safe uncertainty when anticipating a stressful task.…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Anxiety, Stress Management, Program Effectiveness
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Thorpe, Shemeka; Tanner, Amanda E.; Ware, Samuella; Guastaferro, Kate; Milroy, Jeffrey J.; Wyrick, David L. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Alcohol outcome expectancies (AOEs) are associated with college students' varied alcohol consumption. Existing research on AOEs focuses primarily on heterosexual White students. Thus, it is important to explore how the intersection of multiple identities such as race, gender, and sexual orientation influence the endorsement of specific…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Freshmen, Drinking, Expectation
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McGovern, Jen; Drewson, Staci R.; Hope, Andrea; Konopack, James F. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Sedentary behavior is a public health issue associated with obesity and other chronic health problems. The need for interventions is especially pressing for girls, who have lower levels of physical activity (PA) than boys do, and who are more likely to be overweight and to experience negative emotional states as they approach…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Physical Activity Level, Childrens Attitudes, After School Programs
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Kabiri, Laura S.; Brice, Kendall R.; Rodriguez, Augusto X.; Perkins-Ball, Amanda M.; Diep, Cassandra S. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Despite the known benefits of physical fitness in adolescence, the growing and at-risk homeschool adolescent population has been largely overlooked in current research. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare health-related fitness including body mass index (BMI), cardiorespiratory fitness, and muscular fitness between…
Descriptors: Health Related Fitness, Adolescents, Public Schools, Home Schooling
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Petosa, R. Lingyak; Smith, L. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Rates of PA are low among adolescents living in rural areas. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to measure 1 week of "free-living" PA via accelerometer among 9th- and 10th-grade students who reside in rural Appalachia. A second purpose was to identify gender differences in Social Cognitive Theory (SCT) variables correlated…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Adolescents, Rural Areas, Grade 9
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El-Ammari, Abdelghaffar; El Kazdouh, Hicham; Bouftini, Siham; El Fakir, Samira; El Achhab, Youness – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Interventions are needed to improve health behaviors among Moroccan adolescents. Obtaining an understanding of suggestions and preferences of the target population can help develop such interventions. Purpose: The aim of the present study was twofold: (1) to explore social-ecological suggestions of participants for improving physical…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Health Promotion, Intervention, Preferences
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Hughes, Connor T.; Kirtz, Susan; Ramondetta, Lois M.; Lu, Qian; Cho, Dalnim; Katzin, Charlotte; Kahlor, Lee Ann – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: The human papillomavirus (HPV) causes an estimated 11,600 males to contract HPV-associated cancers in the U.S. every year. Purpose: We describe the generalized results of a social media marketing campaign. The aim was to identify predictors of self-reported HPV vaccine uptake and target these predictors in a health education campaign…
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Cancer, Social Media, Marketing
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Diaz, Destiny; Fix, Brian; Caruso, Rosalie; Bansal Travers, Maansi; O'Connor, Richard J. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Numeracy is one's ability to use numbers in context and influence's decision making and perceptions of health risk. Worry about lung cancer is an indicator of perceived risk (PR) and is related to interest in cessation and cancer screening. Purpose: The analysis sought to explore underlying relationships among worry about lung cancer,…
Descriptors: Risk, Cancer, Smoking, Health Behavior
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Carter, Andrew; Alexander, Adam C. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: A promising method for improving physical inactivity among women is to increase their engagement in group-based exercise programs. Fitness communities are exercise groups that practice the principles of group dynamics and promote a lifestyle of physical activity by engaging members through social media and hosting social event/hangouts…
Descriptors: Females, Physical Fitness, Social Media, Group Dynamics
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Cheon, Ohbet; Naufal, George; Kash, Bita A. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Workplace wellness programs have been widely implemented to promote employee health outcomes and reduce health costs. However, little is known about how designs of wellness programs matter for best promoting positive employee health outcomes. Purpose: This research aims to identify the most effective designs of workplace wellness…
Descriptors: Wellness, Health Promotion, Employees, Program Effectiveness
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Aliyas, Zeinab – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Despite several studies on the concept of social capital in relation to health during the last two decades, the majority of these works have been conducted in developed countries. Purposes: This study examines the correlation between domains of social capital (reciprocity, trust, and social network) and physical activity level in an…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Physical Health, Physical Activity Level, Socioeconomic Influences
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Skelton, Kara R.; Evans, Retta R. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: College is the first environment in which students are responsible for making all decisions relating to their eating and exercise behaviors. Of all contributing factors to overweight and obesity, one main influence seems to be the environment. Purpose: This study explored college students' perceptions of their nutrition environment on…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Nutrition, College Environment
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Amodeo, Kayla L.; Nickelson, Jen – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Over half of all firefighter deaths are due to heart attacks. Physical activity (PA) is a protective factor against cardiovascular disease, but most firefighters do not meet recommended PA levels. Volunteer firefighters (VFFs), particularly in rural areas, may have unique reasons for not meeting recommendations. Purpose: To examine…
Descriptors: Fire Protection, Professional Personnel, Physical Activity Level, Intention
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Holt, E. W.; Cass, A. L.; Park, H.; Criss, S.; Burges, M.; Isley, E.; Murr, S. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: College wellness interventions have potential to reduce the growing burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by guiding students to establish behaviors for lifetime CVD risk reduction. Yet, some students may not see CVD prevention as a relevant issue during young adulthood. Purpose: We examined perceived risk of CVD amongst 148 college…
Descriptors: Heart Disorders, Risk, Prevention, Student Attitudes
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Hutchison, Erica N.; Haden, Sara C.; Saunders, Benjamin A.; Cain, Nicole M.; Grundleger, Alexandra B. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Emotion dysregulation and the internalization of sociocultural body image norms have been individually associated with eating pathology, but most studies utilized samples that were female, not ethnically diverse, or experiencing only diagnosable levels of eating pathology. Purpose: This study sought to better explain the relationship…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Self Concept, Human Body, Undergraduate Students
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