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Hampson, Margaret E.; Watt, Bruce D.; Hicks, Richard E.; Bode, Andrew; Hampson, Elizabeth J. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: The expansion of user-friendly mental health services for young people is an important goal of mental health reform in Australia; however, stigma and discrimination associated with mental health conditions constitute major deterrents to help-seeking among young people. Objective: This paper reports on a qualitative study conducted in…
Descriptors: Social Attitudes, Social Bias, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research
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Gatz, Jennifer; Kelly, Angela M. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: This study evaluated the effect of a Transformation through Triathlon after school programme in promoting health status, academic motivation and socioemotional development in at-risk girls aged 11-14 years attending middle school in the USA. Design: A phenomenological approach was employed with elements of grounded theory to analyse…
Descriptors: After School Programs, After School Education, Athletics, Physical Education
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Metos, Julie; Gren, Lisa; Brusseau, Timothy; Moric, Endi; O'Toole, Karen; Mokhtari, Tahereh; Buys, Saundra; Frost, Caren – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The objective of this study was to understand adolescent girls' experiences using practical diet and physical activity measurement tools and to explore the food and physical activity settings that influence their lifestyle habits. Design: Mixed methods study using quantitative and qualitative methods. Setting: Large city in the western…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Nutrition, Physical Activities
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Scott, Joseph J.; Hansen, Vibeke; Morgan, Philip J.; Plotnikoff, Ronald C.; Lubans, David R. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To explore young people's perceptions of pedometers and investigate behaviours exhibited while being monitored. Design: Qualitative design using six focus groups with participants (mean age 14.7 years). Setting: Study participants (n = 24) were randomly selected from a previous study of 123 young people aged 14-15 years from three…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Qualitative Research, Physical Activity Level, Foreign Countries
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Hackshaw-McGeagh, Lucy; Jamie, Kimberly; Beynon, Rhona; O'Neill, Roisin – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Evidence suggests that younger mothers engage in poorer health behaviours, resulting in increased cancer risk. We aimed to better understand the health behaviours of younger mothers and the factors that influence their lifestyle choices, in order to improve cancer prevention within this population. Methods: A multiple focus group,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Behavior, Young Adults, Mothers
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Hikita, Naoko; Haruna, Megumi; Matsuzaki, Masayo; Shiraishi, Mie; Takehara, Kenji; Dagvadorj, Amarjargal; Sumya, Narantuya; Bavuusuren, Bayasgalantai; Baljinnyam, Purevdorj; Ota, Erika; Mori, Rintaro – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: This study investigated the use of a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) handbook, and related factors, in Mongolia. Design: Population-based cross-sectional study. Setting: Bulgan Province, Mongolia. Method: MCH handbook use was determined by examining whether participants had read it or recorded their health-related information into it.…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Health, Parent Child Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Adams Tucker, Leigh; George, Gavin; Reardon, Candice; Panday, Saadhna – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Drawing on the perceptions of various key stakeholders, the paper explores the strengths and limitations of involving civil society organisations in the delivery of HIV and AIDS and sexuality education in South African schools. Design: Qualitative study with a cross-sectional design. Setting: Research was conducted at 16 public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Secondary School Students
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Carnegie, Elaine; Whittaker, Anne; Gray Brunton, Carol; Hogg, Rhona; Kennedy, Catriona; Hilton, Shona; Harding, Seeromanie; Pollock, Kevin G.; Pow, Janette – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To examine cultural barriers and participant solutions regarding acceptance and uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine from the perspective of Black African, White-Caribbean, Arab, Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani young people. Methods: In total, 40 young people from minority ethnic communities in Scotland took part in a…
Descriptors: Cancer, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Immunization Programs, Interviews
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Hulme Chambers, Alana; Tomnay, Jane; Clune, Samantha; Roberts, Sarah – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background: Factors affecting the delivery of sexuality education to school students include government policy, school leadership and teacher confidence. Objective: The aim of this paper was to understand, from the perspective of regional education, health and welfare sector professionals, what is needed to support good sexual health for secondary…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Secondary School Students, Focus Groups
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Midford, Richard; Cahill, Helen; Geng, Gretchen; Leckning, Bernard; Robinson, Gary; Te Ava, Aue – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: This pilot study sought to better understand what can be achieved by an evidence-based classroom social and emotional education programme. Design and Methods: A 10-lesson, classroom-based programme that taught about emotional literacy, personal strengths, coping and problem-solving strategies, stress management, emotional regulation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Roulette, Jennifer W; Hill, Laura G; Diversi, Marcelo; Overath, Renee – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Most reports of adaptations to evidence-based prevention programmes for delivery to specific cultural groups describe formal adaptation procedures. In this paper, we report on how practitioners identify and manage issues of perceived cultural mismatch when delivering a scripted, evidence-based intervention. Design: We used grounded…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Cultural Relevance, Media Adaptation, Qualitative Research
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Drummond, Murray; Elliott, Sam; Drummond, Claire; Lewis, Felicity – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background: Men's health has been subjected to diverse approaches to research over the past two decades. Much of the literature has focused on specific medical and health issues. Other contributions have focused more broadly on masculinities and its relationship to health. It is arguable that there has not been a lot of attention paid to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Dietetics, Health Behavior
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Willoughby, Jessica Fitts; Muldrow, Adrienne – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objectives: Text message-based interventions may provide sexual health information to young people through a number of service types, from sending information on a regularly scheduled timeline, to providing an automated menu, to allowing young people to connect directly with health educators. While such service types exist, it is not clear which…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Health Education, Telecommunications
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Bruselius-Jensen, Maria; Renwick, Kerry; Aagaard-Hansen, Jens – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Drawing on the concepts of the cosmopolitan person and democratic health education, this article explores the merits of primary school-based, cross-cultural dialogues for global health education. Design: A qualitative study of the learning outcomes of the Move/Eat/Learn (MEL) project. MEL facilitates cultural meetings, primarily…
Descriptors: Health Education, Elementary Education, Holistic Approach, Cultural Awareness
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Massey, William V.; Stellino, Megan B.; Holliday, Megan; Godbersen, Travis; Rodia, Rachel; Kucher, Greta; Wilkison, Megan – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To identify the effects of a structured and multifaceted physical activity and recess intervention on student and adult behaviour in school. Design: Mixed-methods and community-based participatory approach. Setting: Large, urban, low-income school district in the USA. Methods: Data were collected at three time points over a 1-year…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Recess Breaks, Program Effectiveness, Intervention
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