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Folta, Sara C.; Anyanwu, Oyedolapo; Pustz, Jennifer; Oslund, Jennifer; Penkert, Laura Paige; Wilson, Norbert – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Consumers with low income in the United States have higher vulnerability to unhealthy diets compared with the general population. Although some literature speculates that scarcity is an explanation for this disparity, empirical evidence is lacking. We conducted a qualitative study of food choice to explore whether scarcity-related phenomena, such…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Food, Nutrition, Economic Factors
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Rosenberg, Julia; McDonough Ryan, Patricia; O'Brien, Caroline; Ganjavi, Fereshteh; Sharifi, Mona – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Refugee children are less likely than their non-refugee peers to receive timely diagnoses and treatment for mental and/or behavioral health problems, despite facing multiple risk factors including potential exposure to trauma during premigration, migration, and postmigration experiences. Social-Emotional Learning offers preventive mental health…
Descriptors: Refugees, COVID-19, Pandemics, Social Emotional Learning
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Glavin, Emily E.; Matthew, Juliet; Spaeth, Andrea M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Insufficient sleep is a serious public health problem in college students. Exercise is a widely prescribed behavioral treatment for sleep and mood issues; however, more focused and gender-specific prescriptions are needed. The present study examined relationships between exercise, sleep, and mood in undergraduate men and women. Students (N = 866,…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Exercise, Sleep, Emotional Response
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Yeh, Yu-Lyu; Li, Ming; Kwok, Oi-Man; Ma, Ping; Chen, Lei-Shih – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer for Chinese Americans. Family history (FH) plays an important role in clinical practice for CRC prevention. Nevertheless, Chinese Americans' FH of CRC communication with primary care physicians (PCPs) are still unknown. Aims: This study examined Chinese Americans' behavior and the…
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Cancer, Heredity, Primary Health Care
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Adams, Elizabeth L.; Raynor, Hollie A.; Thornton, Laura M.; Mazzeo, Suzanne E.; Bean, Melanie K. – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Background: The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides >30 million meals to children daily; however, the specific nutrient composition of NSLP-selected and consumed meals for students from lower income and racial/ethnic minoritized backgrounds is unknown. Aims: To quantify the nutrients in school lunch selection and consumption among…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Eating Habits, Nutrition
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Massie, Ariane S.; Johnston, Heather; Sibley, Daniel; Meisner, Brad A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Factors that affect physical activity (PA) behavior change are well established. Behavioral intention is a strong psychological predictor of behavior; however, there is less research on the factors that affect the "intention" to increase PA participation specifically, especially among adults in mid and later life who are inactive. Using…
Descriptors: Adults, Older Adults, Intention, Physical Activity Level
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Kanellopoulou, Aikaterini; Notara, Venetia; Antonogeorgos, George; Chrissini, Maria; Rojas-Gil, Andrea Paola; Kornilaki, Ekaterina N.; Lagiou, Areti; Panagiotakos, Demosthenes B. – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Children's health literacy is a crucial pillar of health. This study is aimed to examine the association between health literacy and weight status among Greek schoolchildren aged 10 to 12 years old. A population-based, cross-sectional observational study enrolling 1,728 students (795 boys), aged 10 to 12 years old, was conducted during school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Health, Knowledge Level, Health Behavior
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Annesi, James J. – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Background: Research on coaction suggests improvements in physical activity and emotional eating will occur in a reciprocal manner. Aims: To determine if changes in body satisfaction mediate relations between physical activity and emotional eating changes and if age affects degree of change in those variables. Method: Groups of early adult (n =…
Descriptors: Obesity, Anxiety, Physical Activity Level, Eating Habits
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Crozier, Mitchell; Wasenius, Niko S.; Denize, Kathryn M.; da Silva, Danilo F.; Nagpal, Taniya S.; Adamo, Kristi B. – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Background: Physical literacy-focused afterschool activity programs (ASAPs) can be an effective strategy to improve children's health-related parameters. We sought to compare physical activity, body composition, aerobic capacity, and fundamental movement skills between physical literacy-focused ASAP and a standard recreational ASAP. Method: A…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, After School Programs, Program Effectiveness, Physical Activity Level
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Charuel, Elodie; Bernard, Martial; Vaillant Roussel, Hélène; Cambon, Benoit; Ménini, Thibault; Lafarge, Elodie; Dutheil, Frédéric; Vorilhon, Philippe – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Background: Participation in regular physical activity (RPA) is beneficial to the quality of life and life expectancy of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). However, it is inadequate in many patients. Aims: To determine the factors that influence the practice of RPA in patients with CHF managed in general practice. Method: This was a…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Experience, Heart Disorders, Physical Activities
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Boland, Sarah E.; Ivanich, Jerreed D.; Wesner, Chelsea A.; Tuitt, Nicole R.; Zacher, Tracy; Asdigian, Nancy L.; Rumbaugh Whitesell, Nancy – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Social and health inequities among communities of color are deeply embedded in the United States and were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a powerful approach to advance health equity. However, emergencies both as global as a pandemic or as local as a forest fire have the power to interrupt…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Participatory Research, Racial Bias, Social Justice
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Vázquez, Evelyn; Chobdee, Julie; Nasrollahzadeh, Niloufar; Cheney, Ann – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
This rapid qualitative exploratory study focused on perceptions of adopting risk-reduction measures, such as face masks, on campuses within institutions of higher education in the United States. It was intended to identify safety measures to reduce virus spread and develop community-informed public health messaging to promote COVID-19…
Descriptors: Freedom, Social Responsibility, Prevention, COVID-19
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Álvarez-Sánchez, Cristina; Guillén, Héctor; Contento, Isobel R.; Koch, Pamela; Théodore, Florence L. – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
This study explored the psychosocial determinants of consumption of soda and other taxed sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in Mexican construction workers (CWs) and whether consumption changed as a result of the 2014 SSB tax. We conducted a qualitative case study involving in-depth interviews and focus groups (FGs) with 30 Mexican CWs; supplemented…
Descriptors: Food, Foreign Countries, Building Trades, Taxes
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Sadeghzadeh, Claire; Sheppard, Brett; de Groot, Juliana; De Marco, Molly – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
In North Carolina, rural communities experience high rates of chronic illness due to health inequities exacerbated by the decline of major industries. Community gardens increase access to fresh produce and opportunities for physical activity and may offer additional benefits. These benefits can be difficult to measure as they are often unplanned…
Descriptors: Gardening, Public Health, Program Effectiveness, Rural Areas
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McHale, Fiona; Ng, Kwok; Taylor, Sarah; Bengoechea, Enrique; Norton, Catherine; O'Shea, Donal; Woods, Catherine – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Background: Low levels of physical activity (PA) in adolescents highlight the necessity for effective intervention. During adolescence, peer relationships can be a fundamental aspect of adopting and maintaining positive health behaviors. Aim: This review aims to determine peer-led strategies that showed promise to improve PA levels of adolescents.…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Peer Teaching, Health Promotion, Physical Activity Level
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