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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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Shrewsbury, Vanessa A.; Venchiarutti, Rebecca L.; Hardy, Louise L.; Foley, Bridget C.; Bonnefin, Amy; Byth, Karen; Hayes, Alison J.; Flood, Victoria M.; Steinbeck, Katharine S.; Baur, Louise A.; Shah, Smita – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To determine the impact of a peer-led, school-based programme (Students As LifeStyle Activists; SALSA) on energy balance-related behaviours (EBRBs) in Grade 8 students, and the cost of implementing the programme. Design: Pre-post test Setting: High schools in New South Wales, Australia. Methods: Grade 10 students (15- to 16-year-olds)…
Descriptors: High School Students, Health Promotion, Eating Habits, Physical Activity Level
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Chrisman, Matthew; Patel, Sarah; Alonzo, Rachel – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: "MyPlate," a tool for communicating the federal nutrition guidelines in the USA, may contribute to healthy diets and behaviours, yet whether and how it is used by teachers and school principals is unknown. The purpose of this study was to examine (1) the prevalence of using nutrition lessons and MyPlate guidelines by K-12…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Health Behavior
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Price, Jenson; Brunet, Jennifer – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Young adult cancer survivors living in rural areas have reported barriers to participating in health behaviours due to their geographical location and the developmental milestones associated with their age. Existing health behaviour change interventions have generally been delivered face-to-face and have not been tailored to the…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Cancer, Rural Population, Access to Health Care
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Earnesty, Dawn S.; Mphwanthe, Getrude; Shipp, Gayle M.; Kelleher, Deanne; Plasencia, Julie; Quilliam, Elizabeth Taylor; Rifon, Nora J.; Weatherspoon, Lorraine J. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Introduction: Numerous external factors, including parental influences, impact the dietary quality and physical activity of children. In this study, we examined if parental views were associated with the dietary quality and physical activity of children. Design: A cross-sectional observational study was used to recruit and collect data from a…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Influence, Physical Activity Level, Eating Habits
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Truman, Emily; Elliott, Charlene – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: Media literacy skills are needed to navigate high levels of food marketing promoting the consumption of unhealthy foods. Health-promoting media literacy education encourages children to use analytical skills to critically examine media messages in order to make informed health choices. Objective: To evaluate the influence of media…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Food, Marketing, Eating Habits
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Dos Santos, Hildemar; Beeson, W. Lawrence; Segovia-Siapco, Gina; Koranda, Brenda; Jehi, Tony – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of Full Plate Diet (FPD) on the primary prevention of cardio-metabolic risk factors. Design: Randomised clinical trial. Setting: Drayson Center, Loma Linda University, CA, USA. Methods: Forty individuals were randomly assigned to either an intervention group receiving the FPD health…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Metabolism, Dietetics, Prevention
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Moyeda-Carabaza, Ana Florencia; Murimi, Mary W.; Dawson, John A.; Carrales-Bruno, Fabiola – Health Education Journal, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess diabetes-related factors, such as diabetes knowledge, positive attitudes towards the prevention of diabetes and its complications, self-efficacy for diabetes, dietary intake and level of food security, and to investigate the effects of a diabetes education intervention (DEI) on diabetes-related…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Diabetes, Intervention, Health Education
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Ezika, Ejiofor A. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The objective of this study was to explore the impact of the use of case stories on promoting cardiovascular health (CVH) knowledge as well as determining the contextual application of CVH knowledge in an urban population in Nigeria. Design: Participatory action research. Setting: Urban setting in Nigeria. Method: Fifty participants…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Urban Areas, Clergy, Public Health
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Shukri, Madihah; Zin, Zamzahaila; Zainol, Khairi; Said, Syahrin; Rajali, Afiq – Health Education Journal, 2019
Aims and objectives: This article presents findings from a dietary intervention designed to improve the nutritional knowledge, attitudes, intentions and dietary intake of socially disadvantaged children. Design: Quasi-experimental design. Methods: A total of 201 (treatment group n = 106, control n = 95) children completed the questionnaire at pre-…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Computer Assisted Instruction, Eating Habits, Intervention
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Brown, Blakely; Harris, Kari; Dybdal, Laura; Malich, Julia; Bodnar, Brenda; Hall, Emily – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study investigated the feasibility of delivering health-related short text messages to parents with the goal of reducing obesity risk among their children aged 3--5 years. Design: Quasi-experimental design involving one experimental group of 17 parents. Setting: Rural American Indian reservation. Methods: During the 5-week…
Descriptors: Child Health, Health Promotion, Rural Areas, Food
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McHugh, Camilla A.; Anderson, Lindsey; Lloyd, Jenny; Logan, Stuart; Wyatt, Katrina – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This paper uses a qualitative approach to explore the factors that influence diet and physical activity choices of 11-13-year-olds with a particular focus on the impact of the school environment. Design: Qualitative focus groups. Setting: Three purposively sampled secondary schools in Devon, UK. Method: A total of 53 students, aged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dietetics, Physical Activities, Adolescents
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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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