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Jasinska-Stroschein, Magdalena; Kurczewska, Urszula; Orszulak-Michalak, Daria – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Pharmacy students are among the next generation of health-care providers who can promote medical knowledge based on scientific data or low-quality health content. Their susceptibility to popular myths related to health and medicine however threatens the proper selection and use of the best available evidence when dealing with patients…
Descriptors: Pharmaceutical Education, College Students, Student Attitudes, Beliefs
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Chan, Kara; Siu, Judy Yuen-Man; Lee, Albert – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Many school-based health education programmes adopt a one-way, top-down communication approach that students tend to consider boring and ineffective. In contrast, this study tested a pilot school-based health education programme designed to engage students through the creation and production of health-related advertising. Design:…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries
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Bolter, Nicole D.; Gao, Yong; Conger, Scott A.; Spear, Caile E.; Radin, Anna K.; Flint, Hilary – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To explore parents' knowledge, attitudes and behaviours regarding sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs, e.g. soft drinks, juice drinks, sports drinks) and other beverages provided by parents at youth sports events. Design: Qualitative analysis of focus group discussions. Setting: Ada County, Idaho, USA. Method: A total of 3 focus groups were…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parents, Knowledge Level, Eating Habits
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Blunt, Madeleine; Joseph, Liyana; George, Caroline; Garner, Shelby – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to develop and research an interactive health education programme on NCDs in a rural subpopulation of Bengaluru and to build 'health champions' among young people to contribute to the prevention of NCDs in India. Design: A descriptive qualitative approach was used to develop and evaluate an interactive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, Rural Areas, Health Promotion
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Johnson, Robin; Edwards, Ronisha; Rivers, Angela; Patil, Crystal; Walsh, Susan – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: A multidisciplinary team from a US midwestern urban medical centre developed written patient education materials for a group education programme designed to prepare adolescents and emerging adults with sickle cell disease for transition to adult care. We evaluated the literacy levels of these materials and demonstrate how to revise the…
Descriptors: Patient Education, Urban Areas, Hospitals, Diseases
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Sutherland, Casey A.; Kynn, Mary; Cole, Rachel L.; Gray, Marion A. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objectives: This review updates evidence of previous reviews on interventions that target reducing sedentary behaviour among 18- to 69-year-old working aged adults. Methods: A literature search of PubMed, Informit, Scopus, EBSCO, Web of Science and ProQuest. Quality was assessed for individual articles using McMaster University Guidelines.…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Life Style, Adults, Health Promotion
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Pieczka, Magda; Casteltrione, Isidoropaolo – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The aim of this article is to extend and elaborate ways of conceptualising, enabling and practising peer leadership in whole-school alcohol education programmes. Design: Qualitative study involving individual and group interviews. Setting: The AlcoLOLs project took place in six secondary schools in North East Edinburgh (Scotland) from…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Education, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Parker, Gillian; Berta, Whitney; Shea, Christine; Miller, Fiona – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: The health-care community has a responsibility to address the environmental impact of delivering health-care services. Educational programmes present ideal fora to confer 'environmental competencies' to future health system leaders, managers, practitioners and researchers. The aim of this review is to synthesise the literature on…
Descriptors: Health Services, Competency Based Education, Sustainable Development, Climate
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Leach, Heather J.; LeBreton, Kelli A.; Wurz, Amanda J.; Pergolotti, Mackenzi; Braun, Barry; Schuster, Steven R.; Green, Patrick – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Exercise is beneficial for individuals who have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease or cancer. Healthcare providers are well placed to discuss exercise with their patients, but their referral practices and the content of exercise recommendations remain unclear. Method: Cardiologists and oncologists completed an online survey…
Descriptors: Medicine, Physicians, Cancer, Heart Disorders
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McKernan, Christine; Gleddie, Douglas; Storey, Kate – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The school and home environments play a significant role in shaping the health behaviours of children. Understanding students' home environments is essential for teachers to recognise and meet their students' needs, while collaborative partnerships between the school and home have been shown to result in academic success and improved…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Centered Learning, Photography, Social Action
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Gray, Heather M.; Keating, Layne; Shaffer, Howard J.; LaPlante, Debi A. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To help mitigate potential gambling harm, responsible gambling information centres are launching across casino venues in North America. The launch of the first such centre in the USA provided an opportunity to achieve three goals: (1) document the centre's reach among casino patrons, (2) generate a comprehensive description of services…
Descriptors: Games, Probability, Debt (Financial), Information Dissemination
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Yan, Zi; Harrington, Alexandra – Health Education Journal, 2020
Aim and objectives: In the USA, undergraduate students gain more weight in the first year in college than at any other point in their lives. However, the factors that predict their weight gain are unknown. The purpose of this study was to explore the predictors of weight gain among first-year college students at a US college over a 3-month period.…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Obesity, Predictor Variables, Knowledge Level
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Chou, Li-Na; Shen, I. Chin; Chu, Tusi-Ping; Chen, Min-Li – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Schools should design holistic sex education programmes to improve sex knowledge and enhance positive sexual attitudes among adolescents. A school-based social marketing sex education programme named "Starting from love -- Go! Go! Go!" was designed. This study determined the effectiveness of the intervention to promote…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Sex Education, Adolescents
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Sjöblom, Margareta; Jacobsson, Lars; Öhrling, Kerstin; Kostenius, Catrine – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The purpose of this study was to gain more knowledge about the phenomenon of the inner child in relation to health and well-being as reflected in play experienced by schoolchildren. Design/method: Participants were 20 schoolchildren recruited from a primary school in a medium-size city in central Sweden. The children who agreed to…
Descriptors: Play, Teaching Methods, Health Education, Well Being
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Hwang, Ji-eun; Choi, Youjin; Yang, Yu-seon; Oh, Yumi – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Numerous studies have examined the effectiveness of graphic health warnings on different population segments, including male and female smokers, in an effort to reduce health disparities in Europe and the USA. However, research exploring the impact of gender-specific tobacco control interventions on Asian smokers is lacking. This study…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Behavior, Cancer, Foreign Countries
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