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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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Sutherland, Casey A.; Kynn, Mary; Cole, Rachel L.; Gray, Marion A. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objectives: This review updates evidence of previous reviews on interventions that target reducing sedentary behaviour among 18- to 69-year-old working aged adults. Methods: A literature search of PubMed, Informit, Scopus, EBSCO, Web of Science and ProQuest. Quality was assessed for individual articles using McMaster University Guidelines.…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Life Style, Adults, Health Promotion
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McKernan, Christine; Gleddie, Douglas; Storey, Kate – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The school and home environments play a significant role in shaping the health behaviours of children. Understanding students' home environments is essential for teachers to recognise and meet their students' needs, while collaborative partnerships between the school and home have been shown to result in academic success and improved…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Centered Learning, Photography, Social Action
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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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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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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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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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Edmunds, Sarah; Sitch, Matthew; Lowry, Ruth – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Social support is one mechanism through which peer support physical activity (PA) interventions influence behaviour. The aim of this study was to explore the sources and characteristics of social support for PA among office-based work colleagues. Design: A sequential mixed-methods approach was used. First, social network analysis was…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Physical Activities, Peer Influence, Health Behavior
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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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Miedema, Esther; Le Mat, Marielle L. J.; Hague, Frances – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) is increasingly gaining traction within the international community. CSE is regarded as an important means of informing young people about their rights and sexual health, improving public health outcomes and contributing to sustainable development. Context and objective: Considerable variation…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Comprehensive School Health Education, Sexuality, Birth
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Lakshmi, Josyula K.; Shrivastav, Radhika; Saluja, Kiran; Arora, Monika – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To understand tobacco use patterns and the context, implementation and reception of a 2-year school-based behavioural intervention to promote awareness and support for tobacco control policies. Design: Qualitative exploration of participating students', parents' and teachers' perspectives, experiences and observations related to tobacco…
Descriptors: Intervention, Smoking, Health Behavior, Behavior Change
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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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