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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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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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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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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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Li, Shu-Chu Sarrina; Lu, Pei-Chi; Chen, Shih-Chieh – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objectives: One criticism of the extended parallel process model (EPPM) is its lack of focus on the role of emotion and its relation to behaviour change. Another criticism of the EPPM is regarding its proposition that threat and efficacy have a moderating effect on recipients' attitudes and behaviours. This study aimed to examine emotions and the…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Student Behavior, College Students, Health Behavior
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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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Fairbrother, Hannah; Curtis, Penny; Kirkcaldy, Andrew – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: This article reports on a qualitative evaluation of the Love Life, "Smokefree Sports" primary school pilot intervention. This 8-week programme used sports and physical activity sessions to convey Smokefree messages to 120 children aged 10 and 11 in two primary schools in Sheffield in 2018. The study aimed to understand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, Critical Literacy, Literacy
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Woodall, James; Freeman, Charlotte – Health Education Journal, 2020
This paper seeks to critically discuss the current state of health promotion, arguing that ambiguity remains in its conceptual foundation, practice and education, which is contributing to its decline in several parts of the world. Drawing on relevant literature, the paper re-examines the status of health promotion as a specialist discipline in its…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Education, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Winskell, Kate; Sabben, Gaëlle; Ondeng'e, Ken; Odero, Isdorah; Akelo, Victor; Mudhune, Victor – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: mHealth interventions often favour individual-level effects. This is particularly problematic in contexts where social support and shifts in social norms are critical to sustained behaviour change. Mobile digital games represent a promising health education strategy for youth, including in low-resource settings. We sought to better…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Educational Games
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Daugherty, Jill; DePadilla, Lara; Sarmiento, Kelly – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: Concussions are common among youth athletes. Responsibility for the recognition and management of concussion is often put on coaches. To equip coaches with appropriate knowledge and skills, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the HEADS UP: Concussion in Youth Sports online training. Objectives: To determine…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Prevention, Head Injuries, Athletic Coaches
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Kelly-Hanku, Angela; Newland, Jamee; Aggleton, Peter; Ase, Sophie; Fiya, Voletta; Aeno, Herick; Vallely, Lisa M.; Mola, Glen D. L.; Kaldor, John M.; Vallely, Andrew J. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The type of health education messages that communities and individuals seek to have communicated about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is important if vaccine programmes are to succeed, especially in settings such as Papua New Guinea (PNG), which have a high burden of cervical cancer, low health literacy and negative experiences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cancer, Prevention, Immunization Programs
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Mello, Michael J.; Gilbard, Zoe; Burstein, Dina; Baird, Janette; Zonfrillo, Mark R.; Flanagan, Patricia; Linakis, James G.; Hackman, Holly; Howland, Jonathan – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for infants and young children in the USA, and the children of young mothers are at an even higher risk. Mobile health (mHealth) interventions have been successful in promoting behaviour change for many health conditions. This study assessed interest in mSafety, a text and video…
Descriptors: Injuries, Mothers, Risk, Safety
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Welch, David; Ma, Ellen; Reddy, Ravi – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Sound levels in nightclubs are dangerously high. We administered the Dangerous Decibels hearing-health intervention to nightclub staff to test its efficacy. Design: In a single group, repeated measures were taken before training, a week after training and at 3 months after training. Setting: A nightclub in the city of Auckland, New…
Descriptors: Hearing (Physiology), Hearing Impairments, Prevention, Music Facilities
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Durl, James; Dietrich, Timo; Pang, Bo; Potter, Leigh-Ellen; Carter, Lewis – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: The resurgence of interest in virtual reality (VR) in recent years has been exciting for health educators and researchers, yet little is known about VR's effectiveness. This systematic literature review aims to provide an overview of the prevalence of VR in alcohol studies and assess its effectiveness. Methods: Peer-reviewed articles…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Alcohol Education, Literature Reviews, Electronic Libraries
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