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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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Pieczka, Magda; Casteltrione, Isidoropaolo – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The aim of this article is to extend and elaborate ways of conceptualising, enabling and practising peer leadership in whole-school alcohol education programmes. Design: Qualitative study involving individual and group interviews. Setting: The AlcoLOLs project took place in six secondary schools in North East Edinburgh (Scotland) from…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Education, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Gray, Heather M.; Keating, Layne; Shaffer, Howard J.; LaPlante, Debi A. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To help mitigate potential gambling harm, responsible gambling information centres are launching across casino venues in North America. The launch of the first such centre in the USA provided an opportunity to achieve three goals: (1) document the centre's reach among casino patrons, (2) generate a comprehensive description of services…
Descriptors: Games, Probability, Debt (Financial), Information Dissemination
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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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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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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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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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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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Stolt, Minna; Gattinger, Heidrun; Boström, Carina; Suhonen, Riitta – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The aim of this scoping review was to examine educational foot health interventions tested with patients and healthcare professionals, with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of foot healthcare by identifying effective educational interventions for foot health. Design: Scoping review. Method: Three electronic databases…
Descriptors: Human Body, Health Education, Intervention, Patients
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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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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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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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Santina, Tania; Beaulieu, Dominique; Gagné, Camille; Guillaumie, Laurence – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: This study describes the step-by-step development of the IMove30+ programme and outlines lessons derived from the authors' experience using an intervention mapping protocol (IMP)-based programme design. The programme was designed to increase the moderate to vigorous physical activity (PA) level at school among Lebanese children, aged…
Descriptors: Intervention, Physical Activity Level, Child Health, Preadolescents
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Xie, Hui; Caldwell, Linda L.; Loy, Steven – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: Latino grandparents are often involved in the care and rearing of grandchildren and may help parents in promoting children's leisure time physical activity (LTPA). However, potential disagreements between grandparents and parents may undermine their collaboration and subsequently their support for children's LTPA. Aim: The purpose of…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Grandparents, Child Rearing, Leisure Time
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