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Saha, Sanjoy; Murimi, Mary; Oldewage-Theron, Wilna – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Lack of nutrition knowledge, low preference for fruits and vegetables (F&V), and underdeveloped taste are recognized as modifiable influencers of children's F&V intake. Purpose: To assess the effectiveness of a behavior-and age-specific nutrition education intervention to improve nutrition knowledge and preference for F&V…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Nutrition Instruction, Intervention, Knowledge Level
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Brewer, Kristen M.; McDermott, Robert J.; Bliss, Kadi; McDaniel, Justin T.; Gary, Mallory; Fadde, Peter J. – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Many institutions offer introductory personal health courses to fulfill a general requirement; however, gaps may exist regarding health education and information students receive and what they find relevant to their lives. Purpose: Identification of topics of salience/relevance to college students in introductory personal health…
Descriptors: Relevance (Education), Health Education, College Students, Introductory Courses
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Nesser, Whitney; Grace Yi, Eun-Hye; Wotring, Amy J.; Hutchins, Matthew D.; Snyder, Scott – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Significant advances in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) have extended life expectancy, increasing the number of CF caregivers who deliver demanding daily treatment regimens and manage uncertainty. With the impact these changes have on CF caregivers, it is critical to understand CF caregiver quality of life (QoL). Purpose: To…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Chronic Illness, Genetic Disorders, Caregivers
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Samuolis, Jessica; Higley, Emma; Leone, Julia – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: High rates of stress have been found among college students during the COVID-19 pandemic and research on students' use of coping strategies during the pandemic is needed, particularly during periods of extensive restrictions on campus. Purpose: The current study examined stress and coping during a campus red alert at a mid-sized U.S.…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Stress Management, Coping
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Moura, Ana; Magalhães, Patrícia; Pais, Sofia Castanheira; Alves, Elisabete – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Systematic knowledge about stroke adaptation can be a useful tool to develop evidence-based policies and practices centered on survivors and informal caregivers. Purpose: This scoping review summarizes the body of knowledge about the adaptation processes after stroke. Methods: Based on PRISMA-ScR guidelines, databases were searched, in…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Caregivers, Coping, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Howard, Angelita P.; Duvernay, Danielle; Howze, Lanisha; Leak, Shavondra – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Evidence suggests that there is a gap for underserved populations in health sciences. Through online education, access to learning opportunities is growing in health informatics, biotechnology, health administration, and health education. However, online education can lead to feelings of isolation and disconnection from the educational community.…
Descriptors: Health Sciences, Access to Education, Electronic Learning, Communities of Practice
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Gonte, Madeleine R.; George, Joshua S.; Siegel, Dana R.; Gohlke, Alyxandra M.; Trepanier, Angela M.; Hicks, Melissa A.; Putra, Manesha – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Rapid advances in prenatal genetic testing highlight the need for technology-based tools to assist in informed decision-making. Purpose: This study evaluates the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a Computer-Aided Genetics Education Module (CAGEM) as an e-counseling tool and decision aid in a busy obstetric clinic among a…
Descriptors: Feasibility Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Genetics, Obstetrics
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Knowlden, Adam P.; Naher, Shabnam – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Poor sleep is commonplace among traditional entry university students. Lifestyle modifications, such as time management behaviors, may improve sleep quality by allocating sufficient time for sleep and mitigating stress-associated sleep latency inefficiencies. Purpose: The purpose of our study was to evaluate time management behaviors…
Descriptors: Time Management, Student Behavior, Structural Equation Models, Prediction
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JaKa, Meghan M.; Henderson, Maren S. G.; Dinh, Jennifer M.; Rivard, Rachael L.; Andersen, Julia; Brown-Robinson, Corinne; Kottke, Thomas E.; Ziegenfuss, Jeanette Y. – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Though prenatal nutrition information is critical, it is not known whether information is shared equitably by patient race, financial security, or English proficiency. Purpose: To evaluate whether delivery or receipt of ChooseYourFish.org nutrition information in the first prenatal visit differed by patient demographics. Methods:…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Prenatal Care, Patients, Individual Characteristics
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Paizi@Fauzi, Wan Juhaini Binti; Suhaimi, Anwar Bin; Paizi@Fauzi, Wan Jumani Binti; Chung, Tze Yang – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Patient education materials (PEMs) are often used in health education programs to empower patients to self-manage their disease for better health outcomes. Heart failure (HF) patients wanted more information about self-management and educational materials that were easy to understand. Programs with self-efficacy as the core component…
Descriptors: Patients, Health Education, Health Behavior, Behavior Change
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Moosbrugger, Michelle; Losee, Timothy M.; González-Toro, Christie M.; Drewson, Staci R.; Stapleton, Peter J.; Ladda, Shawn; Cucina, Irene – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Vaping among American secondary students is increasing. School-based health education is well positioned to deliver messaging about the dangers of vaping and to develop refusal skills. CATCH My Breath (CMB) is an evidence-based vaping prevention curriculum that provides resources to create and sustain healthy behaviors. Given inherent…
Descriptors: Health Education, Program Implementation, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Novotny, Daniela; Urich, Stephanie Mitchell; Roberts, Hillary L. – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: The consumption of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains (FVWG) has been associated with decreased risk of chronic disease, yet over 80% of U.S. adults do not meet dietary recommendations for FVWG. Purpose: This study explored the effectiveness of a teaching kitchen intervention upon consumption of FVWG and overall dietary patterns.…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Eating Habits, Program Effectiveness, Cooking Instruction
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Kemel, Paul N.; Porter, Joanne E.; Coombs, Nicole – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: COVID-19 saw the global reduction of many physical activity programs. To maintain engagement, many programs adjusted their delivery to online formats. Purpose: To explore the impact that a youth targeted virtual community exercise program had on its participants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: Seven participants of Virtual…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Barriers, Online Courses
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Johnson, Ashleigh M.; Kroshus, Emily; Hafferty, Kiana R.; Senturia, Kirsten; Garrett, Kimberly A.; Tandon, Pooja S. – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Background: Most United States schools include school-based physical fitness testing (SB-PFT), yet little evidence shows how it is implemented, perceived, and used. Purpose: 1) Explore stakeholders' experiences with SB-PFT; 2) identify: challenges in analyzing fitness data, ways schools can use fitness data, and predictors of meeting fitness…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Testing, Middle School Students, Physical Activity Level
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O'Rourke, Thomas W. – American Journal of Health Education, 2023
Gun violence is a significant public health issue. The U.S. has more than one mass shooting a day in which four or more people are injured or killed. However, mass shootings are only the tip of the iceberg of gun violence. Among developed nations, the U.S. is an outlier in both gun possession and gun deaths. Gun deaths affect not only the victim…
Descriptors: Violence, Weapons, Intervention, Prevention
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