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Segrott, Jeremy; Holliday, Jo; Murphy, Simon; Macdonald, Sarah; Roberts, Joan; Moore, Laurence; Phillips, Ceri – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The teaching of cooking is an important aspect of school-based efforts to promote healthy diets among children, and is frequently done by external agencies. Within a limited evidence base relating to cooking interventions in schools, there are important questions about how interventions are integrated within school settings. The purpose…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooking Instruction, Intervention, Mobile Classrooms
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Segrott, Jeremy; Rothwell, Heather; Pignatelli, Ilaria; Playle, Rebecca; Hewitt, Gillian; Huang, Chao; Murphy, Simon; Hickman, Matthew; Reed, Hayley; Moore, Laurence – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: Involvement of parents/carers may increase effectiveness of primary school-based alcohol-misuse prevention projects through strengthening family-based protective factors, but rates of parental engagement are typically low. This paper reports findings from an exploratory trial of a school-based prevention intervention--Kids, Adults…
Descriptors: Prevention, Drinking, Family Programs, Family Relationship
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Moore, Sue N.; Murphy, Simon; Tapper, Katy; Moore, Laurence – Health Education, 2010
Purpose: Social, physical and temporal characteristics are known to influence the eating experience and the effectiveness of nutritional policies. As the school meal service features prominently in UK nutritional and health promotion policy, the paper's aim is to investigate the characteristics of the primary school dining context and their…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Nutrition, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Rothwell, Heather; Shepherd, Michael; Murphy, Simon; Burgess, Stephen; Townsend, Nick; Pimm, Claire – Health Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the implementation of the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes (WNHSS) at national, local and school levels, using a systems approach drawing on the Ottawa Charter. Design/methodology/approach: The approach takes the form of a single-case study using data from a documentary analysis, interviews…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Models, Systems Approach, Workshops
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Jones, Mathew; Murphy, Simon; Salmon, Debra; Kimberlee, Richard; Orme, Judy – Health Education, 2004
The Rock Challenge is a school-based performing arts programme that aims to promote healthy lifestyles amongst secondary school students. This paper reports on teacher perspectives on the implementation of The Rock Challenge in nine English schools. This study highlights how performing arts programmes, such as The Rock Challenge, are unlikely to…
Descriptors: Secondary School Curriculum, Secondary School Students, Program Implementation, Teacher Attitudes