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Martin, Shirley; Horgan, Deirdre; Scanlon, Margaret; Eldin, Nazih; O'Donnell, Anne – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: This paper presents findings of a qualitative study which explored children and young people's understanding of health and the factors that contribute, or act as barriers, to healthy lifestyles. Views were elicited from consultations with children and young people as part of the process for the development of a National Obesity Policy…
Descriptors: Health, Public Policy, Barriers, Obesity
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Vandenbosch, Jessica; Van den Broucke, Stephan; Schinckus, Louise; Schwarz, Peter; Doyle, Gerardine; Pelikan, Jürgen; Muller, Ingrid; Levin-Zamir, Diane; Schillinger, Dean; Chang, Peter; Terkildsen-Maindal, Helle – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Diabetes self-management education (DSME) is generally considered to be a key determinant of the treatment outcomes and related costs of diabetes mellitus. While DSME programmes generally have positive outcomes, their effects may depend on certain factors, such as the type of programmes provided and patients' level of health literacy…
Descriptors: Health Education, Diabetes, Self Management, Questionnaires
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Hyde, Abbey; Fullerton, Deirdre; McKeown, Caroline; Lohan, Maria; Dunne, Laura; Macdonald, Geraldine – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background: Existing literature indicates that young people in state care have particular sexual health needs that include addressing their social and emotional well-being, yet little has been published as to how these components of sex education are actually delivered by service-providers. Objective: The aim of this study was to analyse the…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Interpersonal Relationship, Delivery Systems
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Doyle, Louise; de Vries, Jan; Higgins, Agnes; Keogh, Brian; McBennett, Padraig; O'Shea, Marié T. – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objectives: This study evaluated the impact of a one-day mental health Wellness Workshop on participants' mental health and attitudes towards mental health. Design: Convergent, longitudinal mixed-methods approach. Setting: The study evaluated Wellness Workshops which took place throughout the Republic of Ireland. Method: Questionnaires measuring…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Mental Health, Health Education, Workshops
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Freeman, Ruth; Gibson, Barry; Humphris, Gerry; Leonard, Helen; Yuan, Siyang; Whelton, Helen – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: To use a model of health learning to examine the role of health-learning capacity and the effect of a school-based oral health education intervention (Winning Smiles) on the health outcome, child oral health-related quality of life (COHRQoL). Setting: Primary schools, high social deprivation, Ireland/Northern Ireland. Design: Cluster…
Descriptors: Health Education, Role, Intervention, Dental Health
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Keogh, Brian; Daly, Louise; Sharek, Danika; De Vries, Jan; McCann, Edward; Higgins, Agnes – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate a Health Service Executive (HSE) Foundation Programme in Sexual Health Promotion (FPSHP) with a specific emphasis on capacity building. Design: A mixed-method design using both quantitative and qualitative methods was used to collect the data. Setting: The FPSHP was delivered to staff working in…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Capacity Building
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Brady, Anne-Marie; Keogh, Brian – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: The aim of this evaluation was to determine the cultural and educational appropriateness of a pilot asthma education programme developed for the Traveller and Roma community in Ireland. Design: A participatory multi-stakeholder and qualitative approach. Setting: Prevalence and inadequate control of asthma have been found to be high…
Descriptors: Diseases, Minority Groups, Public Health, Cost Effectiveness
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Clarke, Aleisha M.; Sixsmith, Jane; Barry, Margaret M. – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: This paper reports on the use of child participatory approaches to evaluate the implementation and impact of the "Zippy's Friends" emotional wellbeing programme on children in disadvantaged primary schools in Ireland. Design: As part of the overall evaluation study, which comprised a clustered randomised controlled trial,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Program Implementation, Emotional Development, Well Being
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Kelly, Aoife C.; Boyd, Sara M.; Henehan, Gary T. M. – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: It is a legal requirement for employees in noisy workplaces such as nightclubs to be provided with suitable information regarding their noise exposure risks, used a focus group approach to examine employees' attitudes to workplace noise and to hearing protection use. The subsequent analysis was based on an adapted Health Belief Model.…
Descriptors: Barriers, Hearing (Physiology), Music Facilities, Focus Groups
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van Zyl, Hendra; Visser, Pieter; van Wyk, Elmarie; Laubscher, Ria – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: Innovative public health approaches are required to improve human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) education and prevention among adolescents, one of the most vulnerable groups to HIV/AIDS. Consequently, elearning and classroom instruction was assessed for HIV/AIDS knowledge uptake and internalizing…
Descriptors: Public Health, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level
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Sisask, Merike; Värnik, Peeter; Värnik, Airi; Apter, Alan; Balazs, Judit; Balint, Maria; Bobes, Julio; Brunner, Romuald; Corcoran, Paul; Cosman, Doina; Feldman, Dana; Haring, Christian; Kahn, Jean-Pierre; Poštuvan, Vita; Tubiana, Alexandra; Sarchiapone, Marco; Wasserman, Camilla; Carli, Vladimir; Hoven, Christina W.; Wasserman, Danuta – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: In support of a whole-school approach to mental health promotion, this study was conducted to find out whether and how significantly teachers' satisfaction with school and their subjective psychological well-being are related to the belief that they can help pupils with mental health problems. Design: Cross-sectional data were collected…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Well Being
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Donnelly, Amy; Shah, Smita; Bosnic-Anticevich, Sinthia – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objectives: The aim of this study was: (1) to investigate the feasibility of incorporating the Triple A programme into the undergraduate pharmacy curriculum; (2) to compare the effect of the Triple A programme versus problem-based learning methods on the asthma knowledge of final-year pharmacy students and their perceived confidence in dealing…
Descriptors: Intervention, Undergraduate Study, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Education
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McKenna, Verna; Connolly, Claire; Hodgins, Margaret – Health Education Journal, 2011
Background: Efforts to identify core competencies within health promotion and health education have been on-going for a number of years. These efforts include work carried out by the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) in drawing up a draft list of 11 core competencies which were incorporated into the practice module on…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Educational Needs, Health Education, Health Promotion
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Lane, Aoife; Murphy, Niamh; Bauman, Adrian; Chey, Tien – Health Education Journal, 2010
Objective: To assess the impact of a community based, low-contact intervention on the physical activity habits of insufficiently active women. Design: Randomized controlled trial. Participants: Inactive Irish women. Method: A population sample of women participating in a mass 10 km event were up followed at 2 and 6 months, and those who had…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Physical Activities, Females
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Robertson, Steve; Galdas, Paul M.; McCreary, Donald R.; Oliffe, John L.; Tremblay, Gilles – Health Education Journal, 2009
The issue of "men's health", and how best to promote it, has been gaining increasing attention in both academic and media arenas across the globe. Whilst commentaries on the state of health promotion for men have been provided in countries including Australia and the United Kingdom, no corresponding Canadian-specific insights have yet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Behavior, Health Education, Health Promotion
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