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Jasinska-Stroschein, Magdalena; Kurczewska, Urszula; Orszulak-Michalak, Daria – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Pharmacy students are among the next generation of health-care providers who can promote medical knowledge based on scientific data or low-quality health content. Their susceptibility to popular myths related to health and medicine however threatens the proper selection and use of the best available evidence when dealing with patients…
Descriptors: Pharmaceutical Education, College Students, Student Attitudes, Beliefs
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Runions, Kevin C.; Vithiatharan, Rena; Hancock, Kirsten; Lin, Ashleigh; Brennan-Jones, Christopher G.; Gray, Caitlin; Payne, Donald – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objectives: Children and adolescents with chronic physical health conditions are also at elevated risk of poor mental health; the mechanisms to account for this relationship remain unclear. In this narrative review, we used the socio-ecological model to examine research on experiences of school for children with chronic health conditions and how…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Child Health, Chronic Illness
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Henderson, Chelsea N.; Lawrence, Jeannine Clunk; Douglas, Crystal Clark – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The documented decline in age at menarche is concerning as early pubertal development presents immediate and long-term health risks. Menarcheal timing is influenced by environmental factors, necessitating the importance of increased education within the health sciences curricula. This study examined health professions students'…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, College Students, Knowledge Level, Females
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Evans, Catrin; Suggs, L. Suzanne; Turner, Katie; Occa, Aurora; Juma, Amdani; Blake, Holly – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: In the UK, African communities are a focus of public health efforts to increase uptake of HIV testing. Mobile phone interventions may be an innovative way of reaching migrant groups who are known to face multiple obstacles in accessing mainstream health services. This paper presents findings from a feasibility study that used…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Handheld Devices, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Telecommunications
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Njoku, Anuli – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To describe faculty efforts to deliver and evaluate health disparities--related education in US online undergraduate and graduate public health courses. Design: A pre- and post-survey was given to a cohort of 46 US college students in three public health courses taught asynchronously online over an 8-week period in 2017. This study took…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Online Courses, College Students, Knowledge Level
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Shukri, Madihah; Zin, Zamzahaila; Zainol, Khairi; Said, Syahrin; Rajali, Afiq – Health Education Journal, 2019
Aims and objectives: This article presents findings from a dietary intervention designed to improve the nutritional knowledge, attitudes, intentions and dietary intake of socially disadvantaged children. Design: Quasi-experimental design. Methods: A total of 201 (treatment group n = 106, control n = 95) children completed the questionnaire at pre-…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Computer Assisted Instruction, Eating Habits, Intervention
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Brown, Blakely; Harris, Kari; Dybdal, Laura; Malich, Julia; Bodnar, Brenda; Hall, Emily – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study investigated the feasibility of delivering health-related short text messages to parents with the goal of reducing obesity risk among their children aged 3--5 years. Design: Quasi-experimental design involving one experimental group of 17 parents. Setting: Rural American Indian reservation. Methods: During the 5-week…
Descriptors: Child Health, Health Promotion, Rural Areas, Food
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