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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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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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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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DeLauer, Verna; McGill-O'Rourke, Andrea; Gordon, Carissa; Hamilton, Natalie; Desruisseaux, Ryan; DuarteCanela, Marlene; Heyer, Alicia; Macksoud, Kathryn – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To identify knowledge and beliefs about the human papillomavirus (HPV) among students in a residential academic institution, including perceptions of safety of the HPV vaccine, perceptions of cancer correlation with HPV, and independence/interdependence in health decision-making. Design: A qualitative study was used. Setting:…
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Immunization Programs, Health Behavior, Decision Making
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Uy, Tricia; Dimaano, Christian – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down" by Anne Fadiman is a critically acclaimed book describing the importance of understanding cultural influence on health care and health outcomes. Although this book has been incorporated into standard curriculum in the university and medical school training settings, consideration of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Undergraduate Students, Minority Group Students, Racial Differences
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Usher, Wayne – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: This study sought to investigate the relationship between personal, university, home and community influences on Australia's university students' mental health status. Design: Positioned within a qualitative, interpretivist paradigm, the study collected data from participants (n = 934) by means of an online survey requesting lived or…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Welfare
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Ooms, Joëlle A.; Jansen, Carel J. M.; Hoeks, John C. J. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objectives: This study compared the effects of two types of health warnings on cigarette packages: 'narrative visual warnings', showing an image portraying people plus a corresponding slogan that could evoke a story-like interpretation, and 'non-narrative visual warnings' with non-narrative content (i.e. body parts). Moreover, the mechanisms…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Promotion, Merchandise Information, Human Body
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Henderson, Chelsea N.; Lawrence, Jeannine Clunk; Douglas, Crystal Clark – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The documented decline in age at menarche is concerning as early pubertal development presents immediate and long-term health risks. Menarcheal timing is influenced by environmental factors, necessitating the importance of increased education within the health sciences curricula. This study examined health professions students'…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, College Students, Knowledge Level, Females
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Li, Shu-Chu Sarrina; Lu, Pei-Chi; Chen, Shih-Chieh – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objectives: One criticism of the extended parallel process model (EPPM) is its lack of focus on the role of emotion and its relation to behaviour change. Another criticism of the EPPM is regarding its proposition that threat and efficacy have a moderating effect on recipients' attitudes and behaviours. This study aimed to examine emotions and the…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Student Behavior, College Students, Health Behavior
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Rich, Rebecca; Paschal, Angelia – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Healthy equity (HE) implies the highest possible standard of health for all people while giving special attention to the needs of those at greatest risk of poor health, based on social conditions. The social determinants of health (SDH) are conditions within the environment in which people live that shape their opportunity to attain…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Health, Social Differences, Health Promotion
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Chrisman, Matthew; Ye, Sangbeak; Reddy, Ashleigh; Purdy, William – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To examine if Arduino microcontrollers and Fitbits can serve as proxy measures for the direct observation of sitting and standing time in college students using height-adjustable standing desks. The preferred type of standing desks and reasons to use the desks were also assessed. Design: Classroom-based intervention, plus…
Descriptors: College Students, Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Furniture
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Jack, Odette; Chase, Elaine; Warwick, Ian – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study aimed to investigate how well a single higher education institution (HEI) was perceived to be meeting the psychosocial support needs of refugee students and to identify possible ways in which the HEI might better promote refugee students' psychosocial well-being. Design: Adopting an exploratory, focused case study design, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Well Being, Refugees, Foreign Countries
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Njoku, Anuli – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To describe faculty efforts to deliver and evaluate health disparities--related education in US online undergraduate and graduate public health courses. Design: A pre- and post-survey was given to a cohort of 46 US college students in three public health courses taught asynchronously online over an 8-week period in 2017. This study took…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Online Courses, College Students, Knowledge Level
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Hunt, Sarah; Wei, Yifeng; Kutcher, Stan – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Mental health concerns on university campuses are increasing in the UK. Improving mental health literacy (MHL) for students may be a useful part of an integrated approach to effectively address these concerns. This study evaluated a previously demonstrated effective Canadian campus MHL resource in a UK student sample. Design: This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Mental Health, Literacy
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Liao, Li-Ling; Lai, I-Ju; Chang, Li-Chun – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study aimed to investigate the nutrition literacy status of Taiwanese college students and to assess the relationship between nutrition literacy and healthy-eating behaviours. Design: Cross-sectional design with convenience sampling. Setting: Six universities in northern, central and southern Taiwan; both national and private…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Literacy
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