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Wang, Dongxu; Stewart, Donald; Chang, Chun – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess whether the school-based nutrition programme using the health-promoting school (HPS) framework was effective to improve parents' knowledge, attitudes and behaviour (KAB) in relation to nutrition in rural Mi Yun County, Beijing. Design/methodology/approach: A cluster-randomised intervention trial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nutrition Instruction, Health Promotion, Rural Areas
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Coleman, K. Jeanne – Health Education, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to show how children's health and wellbeing are continuously influenced by violence, divorce, family transience, environmental concerns, terrorism within and outside the country's borders and, most recently, threats of and acts of war. This study investigates the perceived needs of fourth-grade elementary…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Qualitative Research, Comprehensive School Health Education, Child Health
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Sun, Jing; Stewart, Donald – Health Education, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe a study which investigated the relationship between the "health-promoting school" (HPS) approach and social capital and tested the proposition that the implementation of an HPS intervention leads to a significant improvement in HPS features and social capital. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Intervention, Economic Status, School Size, Measures (Individuals)