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Brown, Onikia; Quick, Virginia; Colby, Sarah; Greene, Geoffrey; Horacek, Tanya M.; Hoerr, Sharon; Koenings, Mallory; Kidd, Tandalayo; Morrell, Jesse; Olfert, Melissa; Phillips, Beatrice; Shelnutt, Karla; White, Adrienne; Kattelmann, Kendra – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: Recruiting college students for research studies can be challenging. The purpose of this paper is to describe the lessons learned in the various recruitment strategies used for enrolling college students in a theory-based, tailored, and web-delivered health intervention at 13 US universities. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, College Students, Health Promotion, Health Behavior
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Johnston, Robyn; Hearn, Lydia; Cross, Donna; Thomas, Laura T.; Bell, Sharon – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: While parents' influence on their children's smoking behaviour is widely recognised, little is known about parents of four to eight year olds' attitudes and beliefs around smoking cessation and how they communicate with their children about smoking. The purpose of this paper is to explore parents' perceptions of quitting smoking and their…
Descriptors: Smoking, Parent Attitudes, Intervention, Young Children
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Nnyepi, Maria; Bennink, Maurice R.; Jackson-Malete, Jose; Venkatesh, Sumathi; Malete, Leapetswe; Mokgatlhe, Lucky; Lyoka, Philemon; Anabwani, Gabriel M.; Makhanda, Jerry; Weatherspoon, Lorraine J. – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: Identifying and addressing poor nutritional status in school-aged children is often not prioritized relative to HIV/AIDS treatment. The purpose of this paper is to elucidate the benefits of integrating nutrition (assessment and culturally acceptable food supplement intervention) in the treatment strategy for this target group.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Communicable Diseases, Child Health
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Yang, Qinghua; Yang, Fan; Zhou, Chun – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how the information about haze, a term used in China to describe the air pollution problem, is portrayed on Chinese social media by different types of organizations using the theoretical framework of the health belief model (HBM). Design/methodology/approach: A content analysis was conducted…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Foreign Countries, Barriers, Pollution
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Peter, Christina R.; Tasker, Timothy B.; Horn, Stacey S. – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: Parents are sometimes perceived as barriers to providing comprehensive and inclusive sexuality education to young people. However, little is known about parents' actual attitudes towards providing such broad information to young people. The purpose of this paper is to examine two different approaches to measuring parents' attitudes…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Sexuality, Sex Education, Barriers
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Alekseeva, Evgeniya Georgievna; Krasnopolskaya, Irina; Skokova, Yulia – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study the effectiveness of the international volunteer programme's dance4life (D4L) in Russia. The programme aims to address taboos, stigma, discrimination, HIV/AIDS prevention and the promotion of sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and a healthy lifestyle among adolescents. The programme uses an…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries
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Roberts, Judith – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of new interactive, bi-lingual Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) resources called Tyfu i Fyny/Growing Up, suitable for students aged between five and 12 years. It also discusses the evidence used to support the development of the resources, the support provided for teachers and…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Sex Education, Elementary School Students, Bilingual Students
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Callaghan, Mary; Molcho, Michal; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Kelly, Colette – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: Availability and access to food is a determinant of obesity. The purpose of this paper is to examine food availability within and outside of post-primary schools in Ireland. Design/methodology/approach: Data on the internal school food environment were collected from 63 post-primary schools using questionnaires. The external school food…
Descriptors: Food, Secondary Schools, Questionnaires, Educational Environment
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Song, Yu – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the type and quality of sexuality education received by college students in Hangzhou, China. Their attitudes towards sex and sexuality were also explored. To set the broader context the regulations and laws governing the provision of sexuality education in China have also been examined.…
Descriptors: College Students, Sex Education, Sexuality, Student Attitudes
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Snelling, Anastasia; Belson, Sarah Irvine; Beard, Jonathan; Young, Kathleen – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between television viewing time, physical activity level, food consumption patterns, and academic performance of adolescents in a large urban school district in the USA where health disparities are prevalent, particularly among minority residents. Design/Methodology/Approach: The…
Descriptors: Television Viewing, Physical Activity Level, Grades (Scholastic), Eating Habits
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Ellsworth, Devin; Ernst, Jenny; Snelling, Anastasia – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of a nutrition-education intervention delivered at low-income middle schools in Washington, DC in the USA, using a mobile farmers' market to bring hands-on lessons to schools. The program was a partnership between a local farm and university and was funded by the United States Department…
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition Instruction, Dietetics, Low Income Groups
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Healy, Nicole; Joram, Elana; Matvienko, Oksana; Woolf, Suzanne; Knesting, Kimberly – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: There is a growing need for school-based nutritional educational programs that promote healthy eating attitudes without increasing an unhealthy focus on restrictive eating or promoting a poor body image. Research suggests that "intuitive eating" ("IE") approaches, which encourage individuals to focus on internal body…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Comprehensive School Health Education, Student Attitudes, Program Effectiveness
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Waddingham, Suzanne; Stevens, Stella; Macintyre, Kate; Shaw, Kelly – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: The Australian Dietary Guidelines support good health and disease prevention. Children with healthy eating habits established early in life have been shown to continue these habits into adulthood compared with those children who have poor eating habits in their younger years. The nutritional intake of many Australian children is not in…
Descriptors: Food, Guidelines, Foreign Countries, Health
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Macnab, Andrew J.; Gagnon, Faith A.; Stewart, Donald – Health Education, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to summarize a consensus statement generated on the current challenges, strategies, and potential of health promoting schools (HPS) at a 2011 colloquium at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study where 40 people from five continents came together to share their global and regional experience surrounding…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Fundamental Concepts, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
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Dharamsi, Shafik; Woollard, Robert; Kendal, Paul; Okullo, Isaac; Macnab, Andrew J. – Health Education, 2014
Purpose: Although medical schools do well in preparing the next generation of practitioners to diagnose and clinically treat illness, they struggle in preparing them with capabilities in the areas of health promotion and disease prevention. Similarly, health promoting schools (HPS) face challenges in working to enhance the health and educational…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Medical Students, Health Education, College School Cooperation
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