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Somers, Cheryl; Avendt, Emily; Sepsey, Amber – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how the content and approach of parent-adolescent communication about sexuality were associated with three adolescent sexuality variables (sexual attitudes, combination of all behaviors and advanced behaviors). Design/methodology/approach: Survey research with adolescents was conducted in classrooms…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Sexuality, Correlation, High School Students
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Hatefnia, Effat; Raoofi, Azam – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Osteoporosis is a metabolic bone disease and a growing global health problem. It is estimated that about 200m people are suffering from this disease in the world. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the perceptions and factors influencing the intention to do regular physical activities in order to prevent osteoporosis in Iranian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intention, Physical Activities, Exercise
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Ogamba, Ikedinachi K. – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Over the years, efforts to ensure equal participation of girls in school in Nigeria have been met with some setbacks, amidst significant progress in mobilising communities for gender equality and mainstreaming. The purpose of this paper is to explore a number of features associated with sexual maturation that affect girls' non-enrolment,…
Descriptors: Females, Sexuality, Maturity (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Alshehri, Saad Zafir – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand if effective road safety education is being provided to students by embedding educational programmes within a curriculum framework. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative methodology was used to gain in-depth understanding of the health-promoting initiatives of Saudi Arabian universities and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Safety Education, Traffic Safety
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Whatman, Susan; Thompson, Roberta; Main, Katherine – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to suggest how well-being messages are recontextualized into school-based contexts from an analysis of national policy and state curricular approaches to health education as reported in the findings of two selected case studies as well as community concerns about young people's well-being.…
Descriptors: Well Being, Educational Environment, Health Education, Teaching Methods
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Tjulin, Åsa; Landstad, Bodil; Vinberg, Stig; Eriksson, Andrea; Hagqvist, Emma – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The increasingly demanding psychosocial working conditions in Swedish public sector workplaces call for implementation of workplace health promotion (WHP) interventions. There is a need to increase first-line public sector managers' capacities for health-promoting leadership. The purpose of this paper is to investigate first-line…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Health Promotion, Intervention, Work Environment
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Ionescu, Laura; Ursache, Lacramioara; Nicolae, Adelina; Conea, Adriana; Potora, Cristian; Stan, Ovidiu; Lotrean, Lucia Maria – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus on parents of children with hearing disabilities from Romania and has three objectives. First, it assesses their characteristics regarding use of communication technology. Second, it investigates their opinions regarding the importance of school-based education for healthy lifestyle promotion among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Health Promotion
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Hennelly, Sarah E.; Hussain, Sofia; Hale, Tristan; Cadle, Martha; Brooke, Joanne; Davies, Emma – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Half of British university students experience assault and harassment behaviours; few report them. Bystander intervention training has been recommended as a means of reducing these behaviours, but there is little evidence about their potential effectiveness in UK contexts. The purpose of this paper is to understand UK students' attitudes…
Descriptors: College Students, Aggression, Bullying, Intervention
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Markham, Wolfgang A. – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to extend a theory of health promoting schools (Markham and Aveyard, 2003) that draws heavily upon Nussbaum's Aristotelian interpretation of good human functioning (Nussbaum, 1990). This theory of health promoting schools proposed that health is grounded in the meeting of identified fundamental human needs and…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Public Health, Program Development, Program Implementation
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Kärkkäinen, Sirpa; Hartikainen-Ahia, Anu; Elorinne, Anna-Liisa; Hokkanen, Johanna; Hämeen-Anttila, Katri – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the socioscientific issue (SSI) method as a way of improving seventh graders' nutrition know-how on dietary supplements (DS), and to describe how students experience learning nutritional issues through the SSI method. Design/methodology/approach: Participants were seventh graders from three different…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Middle School Students, Grade 7, Dietetics
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Elsborg, Peter; Nielsen, Johan Bundgaard; Pfister, Gertrud Ursula; Dümer, Vivian; Jacobsen, Anette; Elbe, Anne-Marie – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how the psychological constructs volition and motivation influence successful and unsuccessful weight maintainers' experiences during the difficult period following an intensive lifestyle intervention. Design/methodology/approach: Post lifestyle intervention semi-structured interviews with 11…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Life Style, Intervention, Maintenance
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Velardo, Stefania; Drummond, Murray – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Health literacy is a key international public health goal. Conceptualising health literacy as an asset highlights the importance of fostering a health literate youth for the benefit of future generations, yet research has predominantly focused on examining adults' and older adolescents' health literacy. This presents a gap for…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Nutrition, Literacy, Knowledge Level
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Rathi, Neha; Riddell, Lynn; Worsley, Anthony – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Nutrition education plays a significant role in inculcating lifelong healthy dietary behaviours among adolescents. The purpose of this paper is to understand the opinions of parents and teachers regarding nutrition education in private Indian secondary schools. Design/methodology/approach: A cross-sectional, self-administered, paper-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Nutrition Instruction
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Ates, Huseyin – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of elementary school teachers' psychological factors on their behavioral intentions for healthy nutrition in their daily life within an extended version of the theory of planned behavior (TPB). Design/methodology/approach: The design of the study is correlation study. Findings:…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Intention, Teacher Behavior, Nutrition
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Tran, Dai Binh; Thi My Tran, Hanh – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between education and health amongst Australian women. Design/methodology/approach: This study uses the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia data set. Spouse's education is employed as an instrument to solve the potential endogeneity of educational attainment.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Correlation, Health
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