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Agnew, Shire; Gunn, Alexandra C. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Understandings of menstruation, including those within teaching, continue to draw on dominant discourses that construct menstruation as shameful and secret. This study trialled a new pedagogical approach to menstruation education that offered opportunities to engage with and mobilise alternative discourses. Design: Teachers of students…
Descriptors: Females, Physiology, Social Attitudes, Preadolescents
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van Zyl, Hendra; Visser, Pieter; van Wyk, Elmarie; Laubscher, Ria – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: Innovative public health approaches are required to improve human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) education and prevention among adolescents, one of the most vulnerable groups to HIV/AIDS. Consequently, elearning and classroom instruction was assessed for HIV/AIDS knowledge uptake and internalizing…
Descriptors: Public Health, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level
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Kabir, M. A.; Goh, Kim-Leng – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objectives: This study aimed to investigate tobacco use behaviours and their correlates among secondary school students in Nepal and Sri Lanka together with cross-country comparisons. Design: Cross-sectional survey. Methods and Settings: The data were obtained from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS), 2007. Current tobacco use was considered as…
Descriptors: Smoking, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Health Behavior
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Menezes, Isabel; Ribeiro, Norberto; Cabral-Gouveia, Carmo – Health Education Journal, 2013
Objective: To consider the short- and medium-term impact of a school-based exhibition of prevention materials designed by adolescents in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) knowledge and attitudes and in the school's involvement in health education. Design: Mixed-methodology that combines quantitative and…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Education, Prevention
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Daly-Smith, Andy J. W.; McKenna, Jim; Radley, Duncan; Long, Jonathan – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objective: To investigate the value of additional days of active commuting for meeting a criterion of 300+ minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA; 60+ mins/day x 5) during the school week. Methods: Based on seven-day diaries supported by teachers, binary logistic regression analyses were used to predict achievement of MVPA…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Grade 7
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Goldman, Juliette D. G. – Health Education Journal, 2006
Modern Health Education in primary schools is increasingly using computer technologies in a variety of ways to enhance teaching and learning. Here, a Constructivist approach for a web-based educational activity for Grade 7 is discussed using an example of designing a healthy Food Handling Manual in the food industry. The Constructivist principles…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Health Education, Learning Activities, Food Standards