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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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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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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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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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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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Antoun, Jumana; Bou Akl, Imad; Halabi, Zeina; Bou Khalil, Pierre; Romani, Maya – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: Balint seminars are widely used educational activities in family medicine residency programs. However, their impact on measurable outcomes is uneven and controversial. The discussions in Balint seminars deal with perceiving and understanding the emotions of the participants. Objective: This study measures the effect of Balint seminars…
Descriptors: Seminars, Program Effectiveness, Training Methods, Emotional Intelligence
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Kang, EunKyo; Yun, Young Ho – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of experiencing diverse, multi-dimensional health promotion programmes in school on students' self-reported health status. Design: Cross-sectional design. Methods: We surveyed 2,568 students from 15 middle schools and 15 high schools in Korea between August 2014 and January 2015.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Program Effectiveness, Middle School Students
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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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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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Burrows, Emma; McArdle, Siobhain – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Prior research has noted Olympic and Paralympic athletes are often unaware and unprepared for upcoming career transitions, resulting in experiences of psychological distress. The purpose of this study was to explore the use of digital video as a delivery method for psychoeducation about an upcoming career transition. Design: Post-survey…
Descriptors: Psychoeducational Methods, Athletics, Physical Disabilities, Career Readiness
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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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Kim, Gi-cheol; Gurvitch, Rachel – Health Education Journal, 2020
Background: Teacher wellness affects teaching performance and students' academic achievement; hence, teacher wellness matters and should be a concern to educational researchers and practitioners. There are several teacher wellness approaches, but no one of them specifically focuses on a Sports-based Physical Activity programme. Objective: To…
Descriptors: Exercise, Program Effectiveness, Stress Management, Motivation
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Lane, Aoife; Murphy, Niamh; Donohoe, Alex; Regan, Colin – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is part of the cultural fabric of Irish society with a club in almost every community nationwide. The aim of this project was to carry out a pilot evaluation of the GAA Healthy Club Project (HCP), which is a unique effort by a national governing body to include health as part of the core business of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletics, Clubs, Program Evaluation
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Millar, Oscar; Warwick, Ian – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: The aim of this study was to improve understanding of the relationship between music practice and the wellbeing of young refugees, by examining the perspectives of Yazidi music participants aged 11-18. Design: Focused exploratory case study design, informed by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion which provided the conceptual…
Descriptors: Refugees, Well Being, Music, Adolescents
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