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Grey, Elisabeth B; Gillison, Fiona B; Thompson, Dylan – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Generating interest in health interventions is an important first step towards engagement with health promotion and effecting behaviour change. This study explored whether framing health information about physical activity and diet from an evolutionary mismatch perspective could help to generate interest in health promotion among…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Information Sources, Health Behavior, Behavior Change
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Drummond, Murray; Elliott, Sam; Drummond, Claire; Lewis, Felicity – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background: Men's health has been subjected to diverse approaches to research over the past two decades. Much of the literature has focused on specific medical and health issues. Other contributions have focused more broadly on masculinities and its relationship to health. It is arguable that there has not been a lot of attention paid to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Dietetics, Health Behavior
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Ng, Mandy K.; Yousuf, Bilal; Bigelow, Philip Lloyd; Van Eerd, Dwayne – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: To review the characteristics of effective health promotion interventions for reducing chronic diseases and their risk factors in truck drivers. Methods: MEDLINE (PubMed), SCOPUS, Web of Science Conference Proceedings, CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature), and the National Transportation Library were…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Intervention, Chronic Illness, Risk
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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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Merrill, Ray M; Aldana, Steven G; Greenlaw, Roger L; Salberg, Audrey; Englert, Heike – Health Education Journal, 2008
Objective To assess whether reduced health risks resulting from the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) persist through 18 months. Methods: The CHIP is a four-week health education course designed to help individuals reduce cardiovascular risk by improving nutrition and physical activity behaviors. Analyses were based on 211 CHIP enrollees,…
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Chronic Illness
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Stephens, Torrance; Braithwaite, Harold; Johnson, Larry; Harris, Catrell; Katkowsky, Steven; Troutman, Adewale – Health Education Journal, 2008
Objective: To examine impact of CVD risk reduction intervention for African-American men in the Atlanta Empowerment Zone (AEZ) designed to target anger management. Design: Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test was employed as a non-parametric alternative to the t-test for independent samples. This test was employed because the data used in this analysis…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Intervention, Physical Activities, Poverty