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Daugherty, Jill; DePadilla, Lara; Sarmiento, Kelly – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: Concussions are common among youth athletes. Responsibility for the recognition and management of concussion is often put on coaches. To equip coaches with appropriate knowledge and skills, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the HEADS UP: Concussion in Youth Sports online training. Objectives: To determine…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Prevention, Head Injuries, Athletic Coaches
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Muise, Joanna; Oliver, Emily; Newell, Penny; Forsyth, Mark – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To build the evidence base for first aid education by testing the hypothesis that learners will be more confident and willing to act in an emergency if their first aid education has attempted to break down perceived barriers to helping. Design: Additional activities were appended to and delivered alongside a control curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, First Aid, Instructional Effectiveness
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Tynell, Lena Lyngholt; Wimmelmann, Camilla Lawaetz; Jervelund, Signe Smith – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: In most European countries, immigrants do not systematically learn about the host countries' healthcare system when arriving. This study investigated how newly arrived immigrants perceived the information they received about the Danish healthcare system. Methods: Immigrants attending a language school in Copenhagen in 2012 received…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Health Services, Access to Information, Foreign Countries
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Stenov, Vibeke; Henriksen, Jan Erik; Folker, Anna P.; Skinner, Timothy C.; Willaing, Ingrid – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate participants' experiences of and satisfaction with the content and outcome of 13 different sessions of a 4-day diabetes education programme and to compare participants' experiences with the extent of educator talk in the sessions. A 10-second event coding was used to evaluate educators'…
Descriptors: Patient Education, Group Instruction, Educational Indicators, Educational Quality
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Lee, Den-Ching A.; Pritchard, Elizabeth; McDermott, Fiona; Haines, Terry P. – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of patient education in reducing falls, promoting behavioural change and the uptake of prevention activities in older adults during and after hospitalization. Design: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Methods: A systematic search of five health science databases was performed up to November 2012. Studies…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Accidents, Accident Prevention, Hospitals
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Young, Sean D.; Harrell, Lauren; Jaganath, Devan; Cohen, Adam Carl; Shoptaw, Steve – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objective: This study aims to determine the feasibility of recruiting peer leaders to deliver a community-based health intervention using social media. Method: We recruited 16 African American and Latino men who have sex with men (MSM) as peer leaders for either an human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention or general health intervention using…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Leaders, Peer Groups, African Americans
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Hearst, Mary O.; Martin, Lauren; Rafdal, Brooke H.; Robinson, Ronel; McConnell, Scott R. – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objective: First, to describe a community-academic partnership that piloted a parent and home-based programme focused on the intersection of health and education from a social determinants foundation and determine the feasibility and acceptability of such work. Second, to examine trends and co-occurrence of social and environmental context,…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Child Development, Health Programs, Social Influences
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McDermott, Suzanne; Whitner, Wendy; Thomas-Koger, Marlo; Mann, Joshua R.; Clarkson, John; Barnes, Timothy L.; Bao, Haikun; Meriwether, Rebecca A – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: Although there are evaluation and effectiveness studies of health promotion interventions for adults with intellectual disabilities (ID), randomized efficacy trials of such interventions are lacking. Design: A randomized active control intervention trial. Setting: The participants attended the health promotion classes in local…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Body Composition, Intervention, Physical Activities
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Brosseau, Lucie; Lineker, Sydney; Bell, Mary; Wells, George; Casimiro, Lynn; Egan, Mary; Cranney, Ann; Tugwell, Peter; Wilson, Keith G.; De Angelis, Gino; Loew, Laurianne – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: The purpose of this study was twofold. First, to help people with arthritis become aware of and utilize Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Osteoarthritis (OA) Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) as they relate to self-management strategies. Second, to evaluate the impact of specific Knowledge Translation (KT) activities on CPG uptake. More…
Descriptors: Evidence, Constructivism (Learning), Self Efficacy, Patients
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Bowden, Dawn E.; Barr, Nikki; Rickert, Shannon – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: This study examined the effects of chronic health conditions on tobacco cessation and participation in a follow-up assessment among 13,900 smokers in a telephone-based tobacco cessation programme. Design: This study involved gathering data from individuals during pre- and post-intervention telephonic assessments following their decision…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Conditions, Program Effectiveness, Depression (Psychology)
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Horodynski, Mildred A; Calcatera, Mary; Carpenter, Amanda – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: To ascertain infant feeding practices and to explore the feasibility of an in-home feeding intervention with Native American Indian (NAI) mothers in six Native American communities in the United States (US). Design: Qualitative focus group study. Setting: Six Native American communities in the Midwest region of the United States.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mothers, American Indians, Focus Groups
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Besculides, Melanie; Trebino, Lisa; Nelson, Heather – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: To assess the effectiveness of providing education on breast, cervical and cardiovascular health to hard-to-reach women throughout Massachusetts using an innovative derivation of the "train-the-trainer" approach. Innovation included use of contracts with community-based organizations (CBOs) that required data collection in…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Females, Focus Groups
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Cason, Carolyn L.; Stiller, Janeth – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objective: The study evaluated the effectiveness of an online first aid course by comparing it with the traditional instructor-led course. An effective online course increases course accessibility and mitigates the major deterrent to widespread layperson training. Design: A comparison group design evaluated performances among 25 laypersons…
Descriptors: First Aid, Distance Education, Testing, Online Courses
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Walker, David; Tennant, Marc; Short, Stephanie D. – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objective: This research was undertaken to explore factors operating at the level of the clinic and the community which influence the development of the oral health role of Indigenous Health Workers. The research is a significant aspect of a wider study of the disconnect between the strong national policy support for the development of the oral…
Descriptors: Health Personnel, Public Health, Dental Health, Interviews
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Jay, Eleanor; Aslani, Parisa; Raynor, D. K. – Health Education Journal, 2011
Background: Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) forms an important basis for the dissemination of medicines information worldwide. Methods: This article presents an overview of the design and development of Australian CMI, and discusses "user-testing" as an iterative, formative process for CMI design. Findings: In Australia, legislation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Patients, Medicine, Drug Therapy
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