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Welch, David; Ma, Ellen; Reddy, Ravi – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Sound levels in nightclubs are dangerously high. We administered the Dangerous Decibels hearing-health intervention to nightclub staff to test its efficacy. Design: In a single group, repeated measures were taken before training, a week after training and at 3 months after training. Setting: A nightclub in the city of Auckland, New…
Descriptors: Hearing (Physiology), Hearing Impairments, Prevention, Music Facilities
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Young, Amber; Tordoff, June; Leitch, Sharon; Smith, Alesha – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: To determine how often general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists recommend patients obtain information about their medicines via websites and to explore factors that might improve the delivery of written information about medicines to patients. Design: Cross-sectional surveys. Setting: GPs and community pharmacists in New Zealand…
Descriptors: Patients, Drug Therapy, Printed Materials, Web Sites
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Botfield, Jessica R.; Newman, Christy E.; Lenette, Caroline; Albury, Kath; Zwi, Anthony B. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Digital storytelling and other methods of self-expression and autobiography have become an increasingly important tool for those working with young people, including those from migrant, refugee or other 'culturally diverse' backgrounds. A structured scoping review was undertaken to better understand the potential value and challenges of…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Autobiographies, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Young, Amber; Tordoff, June; Leitch, Sharon; Smith, Alesha – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Discussing medicines with patients is the responsibility of prescribers and pharmacists. However, it is not well known whether patients are given the information they want or whether information provision continues when medicines are taken long-term. Objective: To determine how often general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists provide…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Drug Therapy, Access to Information, Information Dissemination
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Morgaine, Kate C.; Carter, Angharad S.; Meldrum, Alison M.; Cullinan, Mary P. – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: Our aim was to develop written resource material for use in the "Oral Health Information through Community Pharmacists" project. Poor oral health is associated with cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Many people do not access dental services on a regular basis; however, they may access community pharmacies for help and…
Descriptors: Dental Health, Health Promotion, At Risk Persons, Printed Materials
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Walton, Mat; Signal, Louise; Thomson, George – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objectives: This study aimed to identify policy options to support nutrition promotion in New Zealand primary schools. In achieving this aim, the study sought to identify framing by policymakers regarding child diet and obesity; views on the role of schools in nutrition promotion; policy options and degree of support for these options. Issue…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Nutrition, Elementary Schools, Obesity
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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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Dresler-Hawke, Emma; Whitehead, Dean; Parker, Leigh – Health Education Journal, 2012
Background: Internationally, it is well established that the behaviour, performance, and achievement of schoolchildren is directly linked to the nutritional status of overall diet -- including the contents of their school lunch-boxes. In a previous survey study by the lead authors, primary school children's food consumption behaviour was…
Descriptors: Food, Foreign Countries, Eating Habits, Nutrition
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Adams, Jeffery; Neville, Stephen – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: Ensuring men who have sex with men (MSM) adopt and maintain condom use for anal sex is a challenging health education goal. In order to inform the development of social marketing practices to encourage safe-sex practices, the views of MSM about a key HIV health education message ("using a condom every time for anal sex") were…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Education, Health Promotion, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Tse, Samson; Laverack, Glenn; Nayar, Shoba; Foroughian, Shirin – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objectives and Settings: A growing Asian population currently resides in New Zealand, yet under half of this population claim the support they are entitled to in the face of an accident and injury. This research is focused on identifying ways of effectively engaging the Chinese community in health-promotion programmes to prevent and/or reduce…
Descriptors: Expertise, Accidents, Music Education, Health Promotion
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Till, Jude; Ferkins, Lesley; Handcock, Phil – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objective: This study sought to investigate teachers' perceptions of a physical activity-related professional development intervention. Design: Interview-based qualitative approach founded on the interpretive paradigm. Setting: Purposive selection of one high-rated independent, and one low-rated public primary school from Auckland, New Zealand.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Physical Activities, Organizational Culture, School Involvement
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Burrows, Lisette; Wright, Jan; McCormack, Jaleh – Health Education Journal, 2009
Objective: To investigate New Zealand children's understandings of "health". Design: Secondary analysis of student responses to a task called "Being Healthy" in New Zealand's National Education Monitoring Project. Setting: Year 4 (8-9 year-old) and Year 8 (12-13 year-old) students who took part in New Zealand's National…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level
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Dresler-Hawke, Emma; Whitehead, Dean; Coad, Jane – Health Education Journal, 2009
Eating patterns among school-aged children continue to be highly reliant on frequent consumption of food items that are perceived to have low or poor nutritional value. This has become a serious public health concern. In this New Zealand-based study, primary school children's food consumption behaviour was investigated via two sources: a…
Descriptors: Public Health, Eating Habits, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
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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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Williden, Micalla; Taylor, Rachael W; McAuley, Kirsten A; Simpson, Jean C; Oakley, Maggie; Mann, Jim I – Health Education Journal, 2006
Objective: To use the Analysis Grid for Environments Linked to Obesity (ANGELO) framework to determine the barriers and promoters of healthy eating and physical activity in children aged 5-12 years, as a basis for the development of a pilot community-based programme for preventing obesity in children (APPLE project: A Pilot Programme for Lifestyle…
Descriptors: Obesity, Intervention, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level
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