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Zhu, Xihe; Haegele, Justin A – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Health-related fitness knowledge holds the potential for physical activity and behavioural changes. The purpose of this retrospective longitudinal study with retrospective data was (a) to examine high-school students' health-related fitness knowledge growth through the 9th, 10th and 11th grades under one curriculum condition and (b) to…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, High School Students, Physical Fitness, School Districts
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Lee, Albert; St. Leger, Lawrence H.; Ling, Kelvin W. K.; Keung, Vera M. W.; Lo, Amelia S. C.; Kwong, Amy C. M.; Ma, Hilda P. S.; Armstrong, Erin S. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The Hong Kong Healthy Schools Award Scheme (HKHSA) developed an assessment and monitoring system to examine the status of Health Promoting Schools (HPS). This study made use of the HKHSA programme to investigate the school health 'profile' and student health status of four gold award schools following 3-4 years' participation in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, School Effectiveness, Profiles
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Valdez, Elizabeth Salerno; Pottinger, Heidi; Urbon-Bonine, Angela; Duncan, Burris – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: This study sought to determine the feasibility of (a) engaging college students in experiential learning through a 10-day whole foods plant-based diet intervention, (b) bringing pertinence to the course topics that had an emphasis on chronic conditions and (c) understanding how the intervention influenced students' perceptions and…
Descriptors: Food, Intervention, Dietetics, Experiential Learning
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Robinson, Sally; Brownett, Tristi – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: This article describes a university course that aimed to create public health champions and its evaluation. The course attracted 92 participants, over three cohorts. Participants included healthcare professionals, fitness instructors, a belly dancer, housing officers, community workers and those who worked in public health policy.…
Descriptors: Public Health, Higher Education, Course Evaluation, College Students
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Gill, Marie E. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The objective of this study was to describe the suitability of adult drug court handbooks for participants with low literacy. Methods: A convenience sample of seven drug court participant handbooks from urban drug courts in three regions of the USA were assessed for reading and literacy suitability for low-literacy learners using the…
Descriptors: Guides, Courts, Drug Abuse, Literacy
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Aldrich, Rosalie S.; Wilde, Jerry; Miller, Elizabeth – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) gatekeeper suicide prevention training on individuals' ability to recognise the warning signs of suicide, intention to question someone they think is suicidal, persuade the suicidal person to stay alive, and know how and where to get help for the…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, Pretests Posttests
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Moreno, Nancy P.; Newell, Alana D.; Zientek, Linda R.; Nimon, Kim; Vogt, Gregory L. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To examine the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary, discovery-oriented teaching unit designed to provide science and health information about HIV from the perspective of viral biology, population statistics and epidemiology. Design: Single group pre- and post-curriculum pilot study. Setting: Fifteen middle and high school classrooms…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Epidemiology, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Fontein-Kuipers, Yvonne; Romeijn, Enja; Zwijnenberg, Arwen; Eekhof, Willemijn; van Staa, AnneLoes – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To examine how student midwives in higher education learn to become competent and confident woman-centred practitioners. Design: Participant observation study using a 'buddy' approach. Setting: Bachelor of Midwifery students in one higher education institution in the Netherlands Methods: First-year student midwives followed one woman…
Descriptors: Females, Obstetrics, Bachelors Degrees, Foreign Countries
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Kime, Nicky Helen; McKenna, Jim; Griffiths, Claire; Rivett, Martin; Gately, Paul – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the healthy weight services in one local authority in England, where obesity levels have been above the national average since 2006. Design: We conducted process and outcome evaluation using a qualitative methodology. Data were generated in focus group discussions and semi-structured interviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Body Weight, Physical Health, Empowerment
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Reddy, Swapna; Paode, Pooja; Speer, Matthew; Semenchuk, Nicholas; Goble, Kyle; White, Adrienne – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objectives: Policymakers, health services researchers, community leaders and health care delivery organisations are key stakeholders in addressing economic, environmental, social and systemic barriers to health equity in vulnerable communities. However, they often operate in silos, leaving gaps in efforts to effectively address health disparities.…
Descriptors: Public Health, Access to Health Care, Barriers, At Risk Persons
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Bánfai, Bálint; Pandur, Attila; Schiszler, Bence; Pék, Emese; Radnai, Balázs; Bánfai-Csonka, Henrietta; Betlehem, József – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objectives: First aid programmes should include not only the transfer of knowledge and skills but also improve participants' helping attitudes. The aim of this study was to evalute the immediate and long-term effects of a 3-day first aid programme for kindergarten children. Methods: One hundred and eighteen kindergarten children (5--7 years old)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, First Aid, Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education
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Saucedo-Molina, Teresita de Jesús; Villarreal Castillo, Martín; Oliva Macías, Luz Alejandra; Unikel Santoncini, Claudia; Guzmán Saldaña, Rebeca María Elena – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To evaluate the effects of a universal prevention programme for disordered eating behaviours (DEB) and sedentary lifestyle among Mexican young people. Design: Non-experimental single group field study with repeated measures (pre-test, post-test and at 6-month follow-up). Setting: Public high school in Hidalgo, Mexico. Methods: In all,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Eating Habits, Eating Disorders, Physical Activity Level
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McDonald, Andrea E.; Dawkins-Moultin, Lenna; McWhinney, Sharon L. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objectives: This study explored US rural parents' perceived facilitators, challenges and motivators to healthy eating. Methods: Qualitative and purposive sampling was used to recruit one hundred (N = 100) parents of children enrolled in the fourth grade to participate in a series of focus group sessions. Eligibility criteria included being the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Eating Habits, Health Behavior, Rural Schools
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Waling, Andrea; Roffee, James A. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Using student narratives of experiences of exclusion and non-inclusion at university, this paper builds an evidence base for, and explores ways in which universities can respond to, the contemporary concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual, intersex and queer/questioning (LGBTIQ+) undergraduate students. Design:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Integration, Undergraduate Students, Homosexuality
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Ewais, Tatjana; Banks, Cate – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Issues of health and law are closely connected in people with chronic illness but as yet there is little emphasis in current health services funding and planning on establishing formal links between these two important areas. Context: The Mater Young Adult Health Centre and Health Advocacy Legal Clinic partnership offers an example of…
Descriptors: Laws, Chronic Illness, Young Adults, Advocacy
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