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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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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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Sjöblom, Margareta; Jacobsson, Lars; Öhrling, Kerstin; Kostenius, Catrine – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The purpose of this study was to gain more knowledge about the phenomenon of the inner child in relation to health and well-being as reflected in play experienced by schoolchildren. Design/method: Participants were 20 schoolchildren recruited from a primary school in a medium-size city in central Sweden. The children who agreed to…
Descriptors: Play, Teaching Methods, Health Education, Well Being
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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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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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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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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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Soler-Masó, Pere; Serdà, Bernat-Carles; Planas-Lladó, Anna – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The aim of this study was to analyse the views of different members of the school community regarding the health and well-being of young people and health promotion in schools. Design: Case study design was used, in which the Personal Wellbeing Index--School Children's Questionnaire was administered to young people, and focus groups…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Well Being, Secondary School Students, Secondary Schools
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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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Rich, Rebecca; Paschal, Angelia – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Healthy equity (HE) implies the highest possible standard of health for all people while giving special attention to the needs of those at greatest risk of poor health, based on social conditions. The social determinants of health (SDH) are conditions within the environment in which people live that shape their opportunity to attain…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Health, Social Differences, Health Promotion
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Calamidas, Elizabeth G.; Crowell, Tara L.; Engelmann, Laura; Watkins-Jones, Heather – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: The purpose of this article was to identify some of the implications, challenges and benefits of edible gardens cultivated at schools located in southern New Jersey, USA. Design and Setting: Over the course of three academic years (between 2014 and 2017), 73 schools received start up monies for school gardens from AtlantiCare Health…
Descriptors: Gardening, Grants, Barriers, Behavior Change
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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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Chrisman, Matthew; Ye, Sangbeak; Reddy, Ashleigh; Purdy, William – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: To examine if Arduino microcontrollers and Fitbits can serve as proxy measures for the direct observation of sitting and standing time in college students using height-adjustable standing desks. The preferred type of standing desks and reasons to use the desks were also assessed. Design: Classroom-based intervention, plus…
Descriptors: College Students, Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Furniture
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Chester, Kayleigh L.; Klemera, Ellen; Magnusson, Josefine; Spencer, Neil H.; Brooks, Fiona M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: The broad nature of young people's development is internationally acknowledged, which includes physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social elements. In England, schools have a legal obligation to promote spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development. It has been suggested that personal, social, health and economic (PSHE)…
Descriptors: Social Development, Moral Development, Correlation, Spiritual Development
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