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Daniels, Karen; Forinder, Ulla; Clarke, Marina; Snyman, Stefanus; Ringsberg, Karin C. – Health Education Journal, 2016
Background: The worldwide growth of non-communicable diseases requires important lifestyle adaptations. The earlier a healthy lifestyle is adopted, the better. Enabling a healthy lifestyle for children during the preschool years ideally involves the cooperation of parents and teachers. Health promotion with parents and teachers is most effective…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Parent Attitudes
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Korwanich, Kanyarat; Sheiham, Aubrey; Srisuphan, Wichit; Srisilapanan, Patcharawan – Health Education Journal, 2008
Objective: To evaluate the effects of implementing a healthy eating policy on nursery schoolchildren's dietary practices in nurseries in Phrae Province, Thailand. Design: Quasi-experimental action research was used to compare the effects of school healthy eating policy on the diets of nursery schoolchildren in eight intervention and eight matched…
Descriptors: Intervention, Action Research, Eating Habits, Foreign Countries
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Syson-Nibbs, Linda; Peters, Jean; Saul, Carol – Health Education Journal, 2005
Objective: In the UK there have been no initiatives identified to increase the use of sun safety policies in preschool establishments. This study tests the hypothesis that health visitors with appropriate sun safety training can successfully facilitate the development and implementation of sun safety policies and practices in preschool education…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Preschool Education, School Safety