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Reinaerts, Evelien; de Nooijer, Jascha; van de Kar, Angelique; de Vries, Nanne – Health Education, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to explore individual and social factors that are associated with children's F&V (fruit and vegetable) intake in order to develop a school-based intervention to increase their F&V consumption. Design/methodology/approach: Group interviews were conducted with ten groups of Dutch children (n=104),…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Eating Habits, Nutrition, Dietetics
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Chase, Elaine; Goodrich, Rosalind; Simon, Antonia; Holtermann, Sally; Aggleton, Peter – Health Education, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the process and lessons learned from an evaluation of "Teen Talk", a health drop in service at Kidbrooke, a state secondary school in Greenwich. Design/methodology/approach: A multi-pronged approach was adopted for the evaluation. This included a questionnaire survey of a sample of 180…
Descriptors: Health Services, Health Promotion, Foreign Countries, Health Facilities
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Saaranen, Terhi; Tossavainen, Kerttu; Turunen, Hannele; Naumanen, Paula – Health Education, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the baseline results of a school development project where the aim was to improve school community staff's occupational wellbeing in co-operation with occupational health nurses. Design/methodology/approach: The Wellbeing at Your Work index form for school staff developed for the study aimed to…
Descriptors: Occupational Information, Nurses, Occupational Safety and Health, Foreign Countries
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Hill, Faith – Health Education, 2006
Purpose: To explore the professional interface between health promotion (HP) and complementary and alternative medicine. Design/methodology/approach: A discussion paper, based on qualitative research involving in-depth interviews with 52 participants from either side of the interface. Findings: The current interface is predominantly limited to…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Medicine, Cooperation, Integrated Activities
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Reinert, Bonita; Carver, Vivien; Range, Lillian – Health Education, 2006
Purpose: To assess what volunteers--and ministers of faith-based organizations (FBO) think about their own expertise in delivering a tobacco prevention initiative, the impact of such an initiative on youth, their potential for burnout in doing so, and their interest in other health initiatives. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 149…
Descriptors: Smoking, Burnout, Prevention, Volunteers
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Kemp, Martin – Health Education, 2006
Purpose--This paper aims to explore the role of drama and theatre in promoting the emotional and social wellbeing of a group of young Black men living in south London. Design/methodology/approach--A qualitative methodology was used in a process and outcome evaluation of a drama-based initiative that aimed to promote young Black men's sexual and…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Young Adults, Health Education, Males
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O'Dea, Jennifer A. – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review current programmes and major issues surrounding preventive interventions for body image and obesity in schools. Design/methodology/approach: A literature review was carried out by analysing papers cited in major literature databases from the last 50 years. This review describes and summarises…
Descriptors: Obesity, Comprehensive School Health Education, Health Promotion, Self Esteem
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Bower, Glenna G.; Enzler, Dave – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine a Midwest university in North America over a one-year period on current smoking policies and programs, student support for implementing additional smoking policies, and to produce a follow-up report on supporting policies that were approved by administration. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Smoking, Fire Protection, Educational Environment, College Students
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Argyle, Elaine; Bolton, Gillie – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: Drawing on literature and the evaluation of a UK community Arts in Health project, this article aims first to demonstrate that, in spite of the common association in mental health practice between art and the use of psychotherapeutic techniques, involvement in art creation can, in itself, have a sustained and positive impact on the mental…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Art Therapy, Psychotherapy, Mental Health Programs
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de Meyrick, Julian – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: The intention of this paper is to encourage debate among ethical researchers on this very important issue. Research necessary to underpin health education and health promotion is often controversial and often involves vulnerable populations such as young people and children. It is essential that the rights of these respondents are…
Descriptors: Medical Research, Health Education, Health Promotion, Research Projects
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Cotugna, Nancy; Vickery, Connie E. – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: The purpose of the Nutrition Education Students and Teachers (NEST) project was to develop a model of collaboration between University of Delaware dietetics students and elementary teachers to promote nutrition education in the classroom. Design/methodology/approach: Junior and senior level students in a nutrition education course…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Health Education, Dietetics, Science Fairs
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Carver, Vivien; Reinert, Bonita; Range, Lillian M.; Campbell, Catherine – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: To examine a tobacco prevention elementary school project completed in 2000 in one rural state in the southeastern USA. Design/methodology/approach: Initially, 721 public school fourth through sixth grade teachers across Mississippi attended (for reimbursement) a tobacco prevention workshop that included curriculum-integrated material;…
Descriptors: Prevention, Workshops, Grade 6, Grade 5
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Wind, Marianne; Kremers, Stef; Thijs, Carel; Brug, Johannes – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: To assess the impact of a school-based toothbrushing intervention aimed at encouraging primary school children to brush their teeth daily at school, on cognitions, toothbrushing behaviour and habit strength. Design/methodology/approach: The effects of an intervention were examined in a quasi-experimental trial among 296 fifth-graders in…
Descriptors: Intervention, Hygiene, Cognitive Processes, Health Promotion
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Smith, Ben J.; Bauman, Adrian E.; McKenzie, Jeanie; Thomas, Margaret – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: To examine whether awareness of the source of sun protection campaigns in New South Wales, Australia was associated with message recall and sun protection knowledge and behaviours. Design/methodology/approach: Telephone surveys of random samples (n = 800) of parents and other carers of children under 12 years of age were conducted before…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Telephone Surveys, Foreign Countries, Environmental Influences
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Thomas, Malcolm; Jones, Sian – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: The paper seeks to report the impact of a partnership training intervention on trainee teachers' confidence to teach Personal, Social and Health Education. Design/methodology/approach: This intervention required trainee teachers to work in 15 groups of four across subject disciplines. Each group was required to negotiate, plan and deliver…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Intervention, Health Education, Peer Influence
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