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Chesnut, Ryan; DiNallo, Jennifer M.; Czymoniewicz-Klippel, Melina T.; Perkins, Daniel F. – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: Parent-focused interventions (PFIs) are a promising method for supporting parents and promoting children's well-being. Few PFIs in the USA, however, include physical health promotion content and are universal programs. The purpose of this paper is to describe a universal health-promoting PFI for parents of elementary school-aged children…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Well Being, Child Health, Health Promotion
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Ridlo, Ilham Akhsanu; Zein, Rizqy Amelia – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore participants' attitudes and receptivity to a #CondomEmoji campaign insofar as investigating whether attitudes and receptivity were important predictors for brand impression and intention to buy. Design/methodology/approach: This study involved 206 research participants who live in Jakarta and…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Contraception, Safety, Sexuality
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Camp, Sarah-Jayne; Sherlock-Smith, Anna C.; Davies, Emma L. – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: Sexual assault is prevalent on UK University campuses, and prevention efforts are being increased. However, at present there is limited evidence about UK students' attitudes towards sexual assault prevention and what they think should be done to effectively address the issue. The purpose of this paper is to explore these views to provide…
Descriptors: Rape, Student Attitudes, Prevention, Case Studies
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Kim, Sojung Claire; Namkoong, Kang; Fung, Timothy; Heo, Kwangjun; Gunther, Albert – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: Although Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection in the USA, much controversy exists with respect to HPV vaccination, especially among parents of adolescents. Previous research has shown that exemplars in the media influence public opinion estimates about controversial social issues.…
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Prevention, Immunization Programs, Public Opinion
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Limbu, Yam B.; Jayachandran, C.; McKinley, Christopher; Choi, Jeonghwan – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: People living on poverty-level incomes in developing nations face unique health challenges as compared to those in developed nations. New insights emerge from a bottom of the pyramid context (India) where culture-based health notions, preventive orientation and health resources differ from developed western health orientations and…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Prevention, Health Behavior, Poverty
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Stewart-Brown, Sarah; Cader, Mizaya; Walker, Thomas; Janjua, Sabah; Hanson, Emma; Chilton, Anne-Marie – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the evaluation of a universal, mental well-being and mindfulness programme in a UK graduate entry medical school. Design/methodology/approach: Mixed methods used in the paper were the measurement of mental well-being and mindfulness in two cohorts at three time points over 15 months; descriptive,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Well Being, Foreign Countries, Medical Students
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Kostenius, Catrine; Hallberg, Josef; Lindqvist, Anna-Karin – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The use of modern technology has many challenges and risks. However, by collaborating with schoolchildren, ideas to effectively promote health and learning in school can be identified. The purpose of this paper is to examine how a participatory approach can deepen the understanding of how schoolchildren relate to and use gamification as a…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Learning Processes, Phenomenology, Risk
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Catipovic, Marija; Markovic, Martina; Grguric, Josip – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: Breastfeeding education in the school setting offers the opportunity to improve knowledge base and positively influence beliefs and intentions for students. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the effect of short education program among secondary school students on breastfeeding knowledge and intentions. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Health Education, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Infants
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Ohtsuki, Makoto; Shibata, Katsumi; Fukuwatari, Tutomu; Sasaki, Yuko; Nakai, Kunihiko – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effect of an educational intervention to increase vegetable consumption by university students. Design/methodology/approach: This study is an open, parallel randomized controlled trial for 25 weeks. University students aged 18-24 years were divided into an intervention group (n=52) and a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Eating Habits, Food
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Pucher, Katharina K.; Candel, Math J. J. M.; Boot, Nicole M. W. M.; de Vries, Nanne K. – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The Diagnosis of Sustainable Collaboration (DISC) model (Leurs et al., 2008) specifies five factors (i.e. project management, change management, context, external factors, and stakeholders' support) which predict whether collaboration becomes strong and stable. The purpose of this paper is to study the dynamics of these factors in a study…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Comprehensive School Health Education, Sustainability, Educational Cooperation
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Liu, Jingwen; Shangguan, Rulan; Keating, Xiaofen D.; Leitner, Jessica; Wu, Yigang – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: Conceptual physical education (CPE) classes have been widely offered to promote a healthy lifestyle in higher education settings. The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of a CPE course on health-related fitness (HRF) levels among college freshmen. Design/methodology/approach: A pre- and post-test research design was used. In…
Descriptors: Physical Education, College Freshmen, Physical Fitness, Health Promotion
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Kubacki, Krzysztof; Ronti, Rimante; Lahtinen, Ville; Pang, Bo; Rundle-Thiele, Sharyn – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: A significant proportion of the world's adult population is insufficiently active. One approach used to overcome barriers and facilitate participation in physical activity is social marketing. The purpose of this paper are twofold: first, this review seeks to provide a contemporary review of social marketing's effectiveness in changing…
Descriptors: Adults, Physical Activity Level, Intervention, Marketing
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Ma, Zexin – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: Mental illness has become an important public health issue in society, and media are the most common sources of information about mental illnesses. Thus, it is important to review research on mental illnesses and media. The purpose of this paper is to provide a narrative review of studies on mental illnesses in the media and identifies…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects, Social Media
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Laine, Sari; Saaranen, Terhi; Ryhänen, Eva; Tossavainen, Kerttu – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present well-being, leadership, and the development of each from a communal perspective in a Finnish primary school in the years 2000-2009. Design/methodology/approach: The study included five sets of data. The quantitative research data were collected from the school staff using the Well-Being at Your Work…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Leadership, Elementary Schools
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Marks, Leah; Ogden, Jane – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate an online "teachable moment" intervention to promote healthy eating for overweight and food intolerance symptoms. Design/methodology/approach: The study involves a 2×2 factorial design with two conditions: group (weight loss vs food intolerance) and condition (intervention vs control).…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Intervention, Health Promotion, Eating Habits
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