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Atayero, Sarah; Dunton, Kate; Mattock, Sasha; Gore, Amanda; Douglas, Sarah; Leman, Patrick; Zunszain, Patricia – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: Interdisciplinary approaches to health education are becoming increasingly common. Here, the authors describe an arts-based approach designed by academics and artists to both supplement the study of mental illness and support the individual mental health of undergraduate and postgraduate university students, by raising the visibility of…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Health, Art Activities, Teaching Methods
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Mehay, Anita; Meek, Rosie; Ogden, Jane – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: Prisons offer a public health opportunity to access a group with multiple and complex needs and return them to the community with improved health. However, prisons are not conducive to optimal health and there are few frameworks to guide efforts. This study aims to generate insights into health literacy across a young adult prison…
Descriptors: Males, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Public Health
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Spencer, Grace; Hood, Philip; Agboola, Shade; Pritchard, Catherine – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: Children's health and life chances are affected by many factors, with parents and schools holding influential roles. Yet relatively little is known about parental engagement in school-based health education and specifically, from the perspectives of health and education professionals. The purpose of this paper is to examine professionals'…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Health Education, Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries
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Kok, Michele S. Y.; Jones, Mat; Solomon-Moore, Emma; Smith, Jane R. – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The quality of voluntary sector-led community health programmes is an important concern for service users, providers and commissioners. Research on the fidelity of programme implementation offers a basis for assessing and further enhancing practice. The purpose of this paper is to report on the fidelity assessment of Living Well Taking…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Program Implementation, Diabetes, Health Promotion
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Robinson, Sally; Robinson, Carol – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to outline the development of a resource designed to support practitioners, who are not sexual health specialists, but who work with young people who may be at risk of teenage pregnancy or parenthood. Its aim was to enable practitioners to carry out an assessment using a screening tool, and to use educational…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Health Education, Questionnaires, Interviews
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Farmer, Siobhan; Porcellato, Lorna – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore perceptions of alcohol held by schoolchildren using the "Draw and Write" tool, to inform the planning of alcohol education in the classroom setting. Design/methodology/approach: A specifically designed "Draw and Write" booklet was used with 169 children aged nine to ten years…
Descriptors: Drinking, Student Attitudes, Freehand Drawing, Foreign Countries
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McGinn, Laura; Stone, Nicole; Ingham, Roger; Bengry-Howell, Andrew – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: Despite general recognition of the benefits of talking openly about sexuality with children, parents encounter and/or create barriers to such communication. One of the key barriers is a desire to protect childhood innocence. The purpose of this paper is to explore parental interpretations of childhood innocence and the influence this has…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Parent Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Fletcher, Adam; Fitzgerald-Yau, Natasha; Wiggins, Meg; Viner, Russell M.; Bonell, Chris – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the process of involving students and staff on school action groups, and staff and student experiences of reviewing local data and initiating school-level changes, to address bullying and other aggression. Design/methodology/approach: The authors draw on qualitative, process data collected at four…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, School Safety, Safety Education, Student Participation
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Marlow, Ruth; Hansford, Lorraine; Edwards, Vanessa; Ukoumunne, Obioha C; Norman, Shelley; Ingarfield, Sara; Sharkey, Siobhan; Logan, Stuart; Ford, Tamsin – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the feasibility of a classroom management course as a public health intervention. Improved socio-emotional skills may boost children's developmental and academic trajectory, while the costs of behaviour problems are enormous for schools with considerable impact on others' well-being.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Public Health, Intervention, Focus Groups
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Spencer, Grace – Health Education, 2013
Purpose: Research to date has identified young people's perspectives on a number of health-related topics such as smoking, alcohol, sexual health, physical activity and healthy eating. Whilst this body of research draws important attention towards young people's views on topical health concerns, it arguably remains located within a pre-defined…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Risk, Student Attitudes, Health Behavior
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Jinks, Annette; English, Sue; Coufopoulos, Anne – Health Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to conduct an in-depth quantitative and qualitative evaluation of a family-based weight loss and healthy life style programme for clinically obese children in England. Design/methodology/approach: The mixed method case study evaluation used included obtaining pre and post measurements of anthropometry and a…
Descriptors: Intervention, Quality of Life, Life Style, Depression (Psychology)
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Woodall, James – Health Education, 2012
Purpose: There is a strong political imperative to regard the prison as a key social setting for health promotion, but evidence indicates that drug misuse continues to be a significant issue for many prisoners. This paper aims to examine the social and environmental factors within the setting that influence individuals' drug taking.…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Correctional Institutions, Focus Groups, Drug Use
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Grace, Marcus; Woods-Townsend, Kathryn; Griffiths, Janice; Godfrey, Keith; Hanson, Mark; Galloway, Ian; Azaola, Marta Cristina; Harman, Kerry; Byrne, Jenny; Inskip, Hazel – Health Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report the outcome of a city-wide survey of teenagers' views on their health, and compare this with the outcomes of a science-oriented health intervention called LifeLab, a hospital-based classroom aimed at developing teenagers' attitudes towards their health and that of their future children.…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Stakeholders, Health Education, Intervention
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Wilson, Lyn – Health Education, 2009
Purpose: This paper sets out to describe a small case study which aimed to unravel the complexity of pupil participation in secondary schools. Design/methodology/approach: A secondary school in the south of England was selected as the case. Four group interviews, one individual interview and collection of relevant Healthy School documents provided…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Case Studies
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Robinson, Sally; Page, Kirsty – Health Education, 2009
Purpose: This paper aims to provide a summary of current policy and research related to pre-school overweight and obesity, and to provide a rationale for why early years settings are being placed at the forefront of strategies to address the problem. Design/methodology/approach: The paper is based on a narrative review of current research, policy…
Descriptors: Obesity, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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