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Kerner, Charlotte; Kirk, David; De Meester, An; Haerens, Leen – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study explored whether pupils' state body satisfaction during physical education related to the degree to which they indicated that physical education stimulated them to engage in sports activities outside of school. It also investigated whether pupils' self-determined motivation mediated this relationship, such that pupils with…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Human Body, Self Concept, Student Motivation
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McHugh, Camilla A.; Anderson, Lindsey; Lloyd, Jenny; Logan, Stuart; Wyatt, Katrina – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This paper uses a qualitative approach to explore the factors that influence diet and physical activity choices of 11-13-year-olds with a particular focus on the impact of the school environment. Design: Qualitative focus groups. Setting: Three purposively sampled secondary schools in Devon, UK. Method: A total of 53 students, aged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dietetics, Physical Activities, Adolescents
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Chester, Kayleigh L.; Klemera, Ellen; Magnusson, Josefine; Spencer, Neil H.; Brooks, Fiona M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: The broad nature of young people's development is internationally acknowledged, which includes physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social elements. In England, schools have a legal obligation to promote spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development. It has been suggested that personal, social, health and economic (PSHE)…
Descriptors: Social Development, Moral Development, Correlation, Spiritual Development
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Bonell, Christopher; Shackleton, Nichola; Fletcher, Adam; Jamal, Farah; Allen, Elizabeth; Mathiot, Anne; Markham, Wolfgang; Aveyard, Paul; Viner, Russell – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objectives: It has been suggested that students are healthier in schools where more students are committed to school. Previous research has examined this only using a proxy measure of value-added education (a measure of whether school-level attendance and attainment are higher than predicted by students' social profile), finding associations with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Smoking, Drinking
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García-Moya, Irene; Brooks, Fiona; Morgan, Antony; Moreno, Carmen – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objectives: Teacher connectedness is an important factor for young people's well-being. The aim of this paper was to examine teacher connectedness in detail and its potential association with emotional wellbeing. More specifically, we set out to analyse whether teacher connectedness acted as a universal asset for boys and girls of different ages…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Well Being, Adolescents
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Ingram, Jenny; Salmon, Debra – Health Education Journal, 2010
Objective: To describe patterns and reasons of attendance and young people's views of the drop-in service. Design: Analysis of a prospective database, questionnaire survey and qualitative interviews and discussions. Setting: Sexual health drop-in clinics in 16 secondary schools (including three pupil-referral units) in deprived areas of a city in…
Descriptors: Disease Control, Age, Contraception, Health Education
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Killoran, Amanda; McCormick, Geraldine – Health Education Journal, 2010
Objective: To describe the development of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) evidence-based guidance on one-to-one interventions for prevention of STIs and under 18 conceptions, as a focus for an integrated approach to sexual health services. Method: Documentation of the process for developing NICE guidance that is…
Descriptors: Health Services, Prevention, Field Tests, Guidance
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Holliday, Jo; Audrey, Suzanne; Moore, Laurence; Parry-Langdon, Nina; Campbell, Rona – Health Education Journal, 2009
Objective: The complexity and scale of health promotion interventions present challenges for the standardization of delivery. Furthermore, health promotion practice favours adapting interventions according to perceived client need. This paper examines the fidelity of intervention delivery within A Stop Smoking in Schools Trial (ASSIST),…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Intervention, Health Promotion, Formative Evaluation
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Peerbhoy, Denise; Bourke, Cathriona – Health Education Journal, 2007
Objective: To document young people's and teachers' responses to "Icebreaker", a Theatre in Education (TIE) performance exploring themes of sexual health and relationships, in relation to "Healthy Arts"' objectives. Design: Data reported here were part of a wider evaluation of a government funded scheme. Setting: Data was…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Adolescents, Teaching Methods, Interpersonal Relationship
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Kay, C. M.; Morgan, D. L.; Tripp, J. H.; Davies, C.; Sykes, S. – Health Education Journal, 2006
Objective: This paper explores young peoples' health concerns and their knowledge and views of school nurse drop-in clinics (drop-ins) held in their schools. Design: Cross section survey of adolescents using questionnaires delivered in schools to 10 per cent of the population, and school drop-in monitoring data from the Primary Care Trust (PCT).…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Confidentiality, Clinics, School Health Services
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Howard, Susan; Reeves, Sue – Health Education Journal, 2005
Objective: To investigate the role of snack foods in the diets of adolescents in relation to recommendations. Design: A quantitative study whereby the food intakes of 28 adolescents aged 11-14 years were recorded for three consecutive days. Setting: A secondary school in South West London. Methods: Food intake was recorded using food diaries and…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Early Adolescents, Eating Habits, Diaries
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Audrey, Suzanne; Cordall, Kathleen; Moore, Laurence; Cohen, David; Campbell, Rona – Health Education Journal, 2004
Objective: To design, implement and evaluate a peer-led intervention to reduce smoking amongst secondary school students. Design: A health promotion intervention combining peer education with diffusion of innovation theory, to be rigorously evaluated by means of a cluster randomised controlled trial with concurrent process and economic…
Descriptors: Intervention, Health Promotion, Smoking, Foreign Countries