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Pausé, Cat – Health Education Journal, 2019
Few fat kids enjoy physical education in school. Uniforms that do not fit, activities that have not been modified for fat bodies, taunting from peers and anti-fat bias from teachers, all of these result in a hostile environment that removes the joy associated with movement and exercise for fat kids. This is further reinforced as they are taught…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Obesity, Child Health, Teaching Methods
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Nutbeam, Don – Health Education Journal, 2019
Thirty years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion created a paradigm shift in addressing major public health challenges. Traditional approaches to health education focused on personal health 'risks' and lifestyle choices were quickly overshadowed by the attention given to more comprehensive policy and…
Descriptors: Public Health, Health Education, Equal Education, Lifelong Learning
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Warwick-Booth, Louise; Cross, Ruth; Woodall, James; Bagnall, Anne-Marie; South, Jane – Health Education Journal, 2019
Health education has changed in many ways since "Health Education Journal" was first published, with developments moving the discipline forward in ways not envisaged 75 years ago. While there have been recent concerns about the decline in status of health promotion and linked worries about health education, the contemporary evidence base…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Reflection, Foreign Countries
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Bellamy, Roz – Health Education Journal, 2018
This paper evaluates the potential efficacy of using life writing to address mental health disparities and to promote health and well-being among young LGBTIQA+ persons. It examines the potential benefits of young LGBTIQA+ people engaging with life writing including memoir, autobiography, creative nonfiction, journaling and digital storytelling.…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Mental Health, Well Being, Homosexuality
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Robertson, Steve; Baker, Peter – Health Education Journal, 2017
Despite overall improvements in life expectancy, rates of premature male mortality, particularly for men in areas of socioeconomic deprivation, remain an important issue of concern in the United Kingdom. Interventions to engage men and promote their health and wellbeing have developed, albeit sporadically, over recent decades in response to this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, Health Promotion, Mortality Rate
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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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Fitzgerald, Martin; McClelland, Tracy – Health Education Journal, 2017
Introduction: Health promotion apps designed to support and reinforce health behaviours or to reduce risk behaviours are the most commonly downloaded apps. Such technologies have the potential to reach and deliver health care to new populations. But the extent to which they are successful in enabling the adoption of new and desired behaviours can…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Behavior Change
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Santoro, Jonathan D.; Yedla, Manisha; Lazzareschi, Daniel V.; Whitgob, Emily E. – Health Education Journal, 2017
As of 2010, 19% of the US population lives with a disability, and with the average lifespan of persons with disability increasing, this number is expected to rise. This has prompted the identification of a need for disability-based education by the US Institute of Medicine, the Surgeon General of the United States, the Association of American…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Medical Education, Course Content, Medical Schools
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Peralta, Louisa; Rowling, Louise; Samdal, Oddrun; Hipkins, Rose; Dudley, Dean – Health Education Journal, 2017
Background: Health literacy research for adolescents and young people has been growing in importance. However, conceptualisation has been largely limited to concepts of adult health literacy in healthcare and disease prevention settings. The challenge for the future lies in developing a coherent concept that combines adolescent development,…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Health, Adolescents, Youth
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Nimkar, Swateja – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: Advances in electronics, the Internet and telecommunication have pushed the field of health care to embrace information technology (IT). However, the purposeful use of technology is relatively new to the field of health promotion. The primary objective of this paper is to review various applications of health IT, with a focus on its…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Information Technology, Health Services, Health Education
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Usher, Wayne; Edwards, Allan; Cudmore, Laura – Health Education Journal, 2016
Background: Given the wealth of research identifying how schools are in a strong position to promote physical activity (PA) among children, it would be reasonable to suggest that initial experiences of physical education and school sport are critical factors influencing whether a student will develop a healthy relationship to PA. However, research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Adolescents
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Ethan, Danna; Rennis, Lesley; Samuel, Lalitha; Seidel, Erica J.; Basch, Corey H. – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: Type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and metabolic syndrome are increasingly relevant health problems for United States (US) college-aged students and their family members. This study's aim was to determine the extent to which these chronic conditions were covered in leading college-level personal health textbooks and to what degree the…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Health, Metabolism, Higher Education
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Xu, L. J.; Meng, Q.; He, S. W.; Yin, X. L.; Tang, Z. L.; Bo, H. Y.; Lan, X. Y. – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: This study collected on from all research relating to health education and hypertension in China and, with the aid of meta-analysis tools, assessed the outcomes of such health education. The analysis provides a basis for the further development of health-education programmes for patients with hypertension. Methods: Literature searches…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hypertension, Health Education, Meta Analysis
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Watson, P. M.; Dugdill, L.; Murphy, R.; Knowles, Z.; Cable, N. T. – Health Education Journal, 2013
Childhood obesity is one of the most serious challenges of the 21st century and it is vital that evidence-based treatment approaches can be translated into practice to meet public health needs. Yet policy-makers cannot afford to wait for the results of lengthy trials before "probably efficacious" interventions are made available to the public, and…
Descriptors: Obesity, Child Health, Family Programs, Intervention
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Jalloh, Chelsea; McMillan, Barbara; Ormond, Margaret; Casey, Catherine; Wylie, John L. – Health Education Journal, 2013
Introduction: Street-involved youth are one of the populations most at risk for elevated rates of sexually transmitted and bloodborne infections. This paper evaluates the suitability and success of a resource focused on health education with a population of street-involved youth in Winnipeg, Canada. Method: Using a mixed method approach,…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Information Sources, At Risk Persons, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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