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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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Antoun, Jumana; Bou Akl, Imad; Halabi, Zeina; Bou Khalil, Pierre; Romani, Maya – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: Balint seminars are widely used educational activities in family medicine residency programs. However, their impact on measurable outcomes is uneven and controversial. The discussions in Balint seminars deal with perceiving and understanding the emotions of the participants. Objective: This study measures the effect of Balint seminars…
Descriptors: Seminars, Program Effectiveness, Training Methods, Emotional Intelligence
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Melendez, Krizia; Thompson, Amy – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: The United States Census Bureau projects half of the population to be from a minority group by 2044 and one in five of the population to be foreign born by 2060. Health educators must adapt to and embrace diversity to work effectively with various populations. Purpose: The purpose of this article is to discuss the implications of…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Aggression, Health Education, Teaching Methods
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Fernández de la Iglesia, Josefa del Carmen; Martínez-Santos, Alba-Elena; Rodríguez-González, Raquel; Cebreiro, Beatriz; Fernández-Morante, Carmen; Casal-Otero, Lorena – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The purpose of this study was to describe how a service-learning methodology can promote blood donation among students by increasing levels of knowledge and improving attitudes while developing professional skills. Method: A quasi-experimental study design was utilised. A questionnaire identified barriers and incentives to blood…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Student Attitudes, Human Body, Donors
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Van Hoye, Aurélie; Johnson, Stacey; Geidne, Susanna; Vuillemin, Anne – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Health promotion in sports clubs is receiving increased attention, but its benefits have not been widely evaluated for two reasons: (1) the difficulty in measuring ecological approach outcomes and (2) the existing literature having focused more on coaches' efficiency rather than on health promotion. This article analyses the…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Health Promotion, Athletics, Experience
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Kang, EunKyo; Yun, Young Ho – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of experiencing diverse, multi-dimensional health promotion programmes in school on students' self-reported health status. Design: Cross-sectional design. Methods: We surveyed 2,568 students from 15 middle schools and 15 high schools in Korea between August 2014 and January 2015.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Program Effectiveness, Middle School Students
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Steppe, Johnathan D.; Blake, Barbara J.; Dyal, Mari-Amanda; Bailey, Theresa S.; Porter, Kandice J.; Thompson, Jon – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Each year, humanitarian groups provide health education programmes and interventions to underserved communities in Nicaragua. The purpose of this study was to identify the health education needs of a small community in rural Nicaragua to inform health education programming. Design: Mixed methods approach that used a quantitative survey…
Descriptors: Health Education, Needs Assessment, Rural Areas, Intervention
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Burrows, Emma; McArdle, Siobhain – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Prior research has noted Olympic and Paralympic athletes are often unaware and unprepared for upcoming career transitions, resulting in experiences of psychological distress. The purpose of this study was to explore the use of digital video as a delivery method for psychoeducation about an upcoming career transition. Design: Post-survey…
Descriptors: Psychoeducational Methods, Athletics, Physical Disabilities, Career Readiness
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Silver, Michelle Pannor; Easty, Laura Kathleen; Sewell, Karen M.; Georges, Rosemary; Behman, Amy – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: University has been identified as an important time to develop exercise habits. The aim of this study was to examine factors that enhanced exercise participation among a diverse set of undergraduate students and their perceived facilitators as well as barriers to exercising regularly. Setting: A large public university in one of the…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Exercise, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Tercedor, Pablo; Segura-Jiménez, Víctor; Ávila García, Manuel; Huertas-Delgado, Francisco Javier – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The goals of this study were to (1) describe physical activity levels during school recess in 8-year-old children, (2) analyse the percentage of children who achieved physical activity recommendation at recess, and (3) examine if recess physical activity levels varied by gender, weight status, and parental educational level. Methods: In…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Recess Breaks, Young Children, Elementary School Students
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Lindsay, Sally; Rezai, Mana; Kolne, Kendall; Osten, Victoria – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: Although gender plays an important role in health, most healthcare providers lack knowledge in providing gender-sensitive care. Offering gender-sensitivity training for healthcare providers can help to address gender-based health inequalities. Method: A mixed-methods systematic review of gender-sensitivity training programmes or…
Descriptors: Intervention, Allied Health Personnel, Gender Differences, Training
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Daley, Ellen M.; Marhefka, Stephanie L.; Wang, Wei; Noble, Charlotte A.; Mahony, Helen; Arzola, Saba; Singleton, Ashley; Malmi, Markku; Ziemba, Robert; Turner, DeAnne; Marwah, Elizabeth; Walsh-Buhi, Eric R. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study evaluated the longitudinal impact of the Teen Outreach Programme (TOP) on adolescent pregnancy, sexual behaviour, risky sex and sexual intentions in non-metropolitan high schools. Design: Pair-matched, cluster randomised controlled trial. Setting: Non-metropolitan public high schools in Florida, USA. Methods: TOP was…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Risk, Sexuality, Comparative Analysis
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Noonan, Robert J.; Boddy, Lynne M.; Knowles, Zoe R.; Fairclough, Stuart J. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study investigated relative associations between physical activity and selected predisposing, reinforcing and enabling factors among 9- to 10-year-old children from socially disadvantaged communities and examined the extent to which these associations varied by sex. Design: Cross-sectional design. Setting: Ten public primary…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Case Studies, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Trayner, Kirsten M. A.; Anderson, Niall; Cameron, J. Claire – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: In response to an outbreak of severe meningococcal disease caused by serogroup W, the UK introduced the meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) for adolescents and new university students as a control measure. Objective: To estimate MenACWY vaccine uptake and identify factors associated with uptake, barriers and motivations towards vaccination…
Descriptors: Immunization Programs, Diseases, Adolescents, Barriers
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Privitera, Gregory J.; Gillespie, James J.; Zuraikat, Faris M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To extend findings from experimental price elasticity studies by examining these effects in a field setting and identifying gender differences in purchasing behaviour in response to variations in the cost of lower energy-dense (ED) and higher ED foods. Setting: Data were collected from low- and median-income male and female grocery…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Purchasing, Food, Costs
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