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Murray, B. Lee – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: While statistics related to the sexual abuse of people with developmental disabilities are alarming, there remains a gap in the services and supports available to promote sexual health and healthy relationships and prevent sexual abuse of this population. Objective: To develop and deliver a sexual health education programme for…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Education, Adolescents, Developmental Disabilities
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Daley, Ellen M.; Marhefka, Stephanie L.; Wang, Wei; Noble, Charlotte A.; Mahony, Helen; Arzola, Saba; Singleton, Ashley; Malmi, Markku; Ziemba, Robert; Turner, DeAnne; Marwah, Elizabeth; Walsh-Buhi, Eric R. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study evaluated the longitudinal impact of the Teen Outreach Programme (TOP) on adolescent pregnancy, sexual behaviour, risky sex and sexual intentions in non-metropolitan high schools. Design: Pair-matched, cluster randomised controlled trial. Setting: Non-metropolitan public high schools in Florida, USA. Methods: TOP was…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Risk, Sexuality, Comparative Analysis
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Mello, Michael J.; Gilbard, Zoe; Burstein, Dina; Baird, Janette; Zonfrillo, Mark R.; Flanagan, Patricia; Linakis, James G.; Hackman, Holly; Howland, Jonathan – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for infants and young children in the USA, and the children of young mothers are at an even higher risk. Mobile health (mHealth) interventions have been successful in promoting behaviour change for many health conditions. This study assessed interest in mSafety, a text and video…
Descriptors: Injuries, Mothers, Risk, Safety
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Wallace, Jessica; Covassin, Tracey; Beidler, Erica – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The ability of athletes in underserved communities to recognise sport-related concussion (SRC) may be complicated by the lack of a qualified professional, such as an athletic trainer, present. An active learning educational activity (Concussion Bingo) was developed to assist in SRC identification. This study examined learning outcomes…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Brain, Athletes, Low Income Students
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Nagler, Eve M.; Lobo, Priya – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Low socioeconomic status young people in low- and middle-income countries use tobacco at higher rates than their wealthier peers. School-based tobacco use prevention interventions that employ a life skills approach are effective at preventing tobacco use. In India, the Salaam Bombay Foundation (SBF) has implemented a multiyear,…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Promotion, Daily Living Skills, Intervention
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Fitzpatrick, Katie; Allen, Jean M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: Many health education scholars over the last 20 years have argued that critical approaches to the discipline are needed. Despite these calls, there are few published examples of actual critical practice in action in school classrooms. Some have argued that part of the explanation for this lacuna lies in a dichotomy in the field between…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Health Education, Teaching Methods, High School Students
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Liao, Jung-Yu; Huang, Chiu-Mieh; Lee, Charles Tzu-Chi; Hsu, Hsiao-Pei; Chang, Chiu-Ching; Chuang, Che-Jen; Guo, Jong-Long – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The use of illicit drugs by adolescents is a widespread problem in Taiwan. The aim of this study was to identify risk and protective factors. Design: Web-based survey of high school students. Setting: Senior high schools and vocational high schools in northern Taiwan. Method: Survey data were collected from 15,754 students. Logistic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drug Abuse, Adolescents, At Risk Persons
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Zhu, Xihe; Haegele, Justin A – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Health-related fitness knowledge holds the potential for physical activity and behavioural changes. The purpose of this retrospective longitudinal study with retrospective data was (a) to examine high-school students' health-related fitness knowledge growth through the 9th, 10th and 11th grades under one curriculum condition and (b) to…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, High School Students, Physical Fitness, School Districts
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Moreno, Nancy P.; Newell, Alana D.; Zientek, Linda R.; Nimon, Kim; Vogt, Gregory L. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To examine the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary, discovery-oriented teaching unit designed to provide science and health information about HIV from the perspective of viral biology, population statistics and epidemiology. Design: Single group pre- and post-curriculum pilot study. Setting: Fifteen middle and high school classrooms…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Epidemiology, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Saucedo-Molina, Teresita de Jesús; Villarreal Castillo, Martín; Oliva Macías, Luz Alejandra; Unikel Santoncini, Claudia; Guzmán Saldaña, Rebeca María Elena – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To evaluate the effects of a universal prevention programme for disordered eating behaviours (DEB) and sedentary lifestyle among Mexican young people. Design: Non-experimental single group field study with repeated measures (pre-test, post-test and at 6-month follow-up). Setting: Public high school in Hidalgo, Mexico. Methods: In all,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Eating Habits, Eating Disorders, Physical Activity Level
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Araújo, Joana; Gomes, Carlos Costa; Jácomo, António; Pereira, Sandra Martins – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: The Bioethics Teaching in Secondary Education (Project BEST) aims to promote the teaching of bioethics in secondary schools. This paper describes the development and implementation of the programme in Portugal. Design: Programme development involved two main tasks: (1) using the learning tools previously developed by the US Northwest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Ethical Instruction, Biology
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Dobbs, Page Daniel; Hammig, Bart; Henry, Leah Jean – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Between 2013 and 2014, past 30-day use of e-cigarettes increased from 4.5% to 13.4% among US high school students aged 9-19 years. We sought to examine the influence of perceived addiction and harm of e-cigarettes on e-cigarette use among adolescents. Design: Self-reported use and perception of harm of e-cigarettes were assessed using a…
Descriptors: Smoking, Adolescents, Addictive Behavior, Health Behavior
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Jeong, Sookyung; Cha, Chiyoung; Lee, Jacob – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of adolescents' use of smartphone applications and educational booklets in an educational programme about sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Design: Non-equivalent control-group time-series design. Setting: The study was conducted in two public high schools located in two urban areas of…
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Computer Software
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Whalen, Laurel; McCaughtry, Nate; Garn, Alex; Kulik, Noel; Centeio, Erin E.; Maljak, Kimberly; Kaseta, Michele; Shen, Bo; Martin, Jeffrey – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: The population of young people most vulnerable to low levels of physical activity (e.g. urban/minority/low socio-economic status/female/non-athletes) often has the least access to physical activity opportunities and resources. It has been suggested that a comprehensive, school-based approach, including prudent use of time before, during…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Urban Education, High School Students, After School Programs
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Jerman, Petra; Berglas, Nancy F.; Rohrbach, Louise A.; Constantine, Norman A. – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: Although Hispanic adolescents in the USA are often the focus of sexual health interventions, their response to survey measures has rarely been assessed within evaluation studies. This study documents the test-retest reliability of a wide range of self-reported sexual health values, attitudes, knowledge and behaviours among Hispanic…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Hispanic Americans, Intervention, Surveys
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