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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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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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Chou, Li-Na; Shen, I. Chin; Chu, Tusi-Ping; Chen, Min-Li – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Schools should design holistic sex education programmes to improve sex knowledge and enhance positive sexual attitudes among adolescents. A school-based social marketing sex education programme named "Starting from love -- Go! Go! Go!" was designed. This study determined the effectiveness of the intervention to promote…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Sex Education, Adolescents
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Uy, Tricia; Dimaano, Christian – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down" by Anne Fadiman is a critically acclaimed book describing the importance of understanding cultural influence on health care and health outcomes. Although this book has been incorporated into standard curriculum in the university and medical school training settings, consideration of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Undergraduate Students, Minority Group Students, Racial Differences
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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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Crosby, Sapphire; Laird, Katie; Younie, Sarah – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Using a participatory action research (PAR) model, this paper reports on findings from a mixed-methods study which aimed to discover whether specifically developed health education resources (A Germ's Journey) aid children's understanding of health-hygiene principles, and how these findings can inform the future development of…
Descriptors: Child Health, Health Education, Hygiene, Health Promotion
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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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Waltzman, Dana; Hoffman, Rosanne; Donnell, Zoe; Bell, Elizabeth; Sarmiento, Kelly – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: For 15 years, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) "HEADS UP" education campaign has focused on increasing awareness of concussion among children to reduce adverse outcomes from this injury. Objective: To keep pace with the rapid expansion in media coverage, research, state laws and education efforts on…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Federal Government, Health Education, Head Injuries
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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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Chapman, Helena J.; Veras-Estévez, Bienvenido A. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: Health professionals should be prepared to lead and contribute to initiatives that mitigate emerging global health risks to target communities. Health professions education, however, has inconsistently incorporated essential global health topics into curricula despite growing interest among health professional students. Objective: To…
Descriptors: Risk, Global Approach, Allied Health Occupations Education, Health Education
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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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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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