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Evans, Catrin; Suggs, L. Suzanne; Turner, Katie; Occa, Aurora; Juma, Amdani; Blake, Holly – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: In the UK, African communities are a focus of public health efforts to increase uptake of HIV testing. Mobile phone interventions may be an innovative way of reaching migrant groups who are known to face multiple obstacles in accessing mainstream health services. This paper presents findings from a feasibility study that used…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Handheld Devices, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Telecommunications
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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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Mikulik, Robert; Vondrácková, Lucie; Pokorná, Hana; Svobodová, Veronika; Grecu, Andreea Madalina; Vítovec, Jirí; Neumann, Jirí; Suchý, Ondrej – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of an innovative school stroke and heart attack educational programme for children. Design: Non-randomised controlled trial with intervention and control group conducted in set time periods. Results were compared among time periods in both groups and also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Health Education, Heart Disorders
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Lindsay, Sally; Rezai, Mana; Kolne, Kendall; Osten, Victoria – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: Although gender plays an important role in health, most healthcare providers lack knowledge in providing gender-sensitive care. Offering gender-sensitivity training for healthcare providers can help to address gender-based health inequalities. Method: A mixed-methods systematic review of gender-sensitivity training programmes or…
Descriptors: Intervention, Allied Health Personnel, Gender Differences, Training
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Moon, Zoe; Moss-Morris, Rona; Hunter, Myra S.; Goodliffe, Samantha; Hughes, Lyndsay D. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Up to 50% of breast cancer survivors prescribed tamoxifen do not take it as prescribed for the full duration, which is linked to increased risk of recurrence and mortality. This paper tests the feasibility and acceptability of a self-directed psychoeducational intervention to support medication taking. Design: A single arm pre-post…
Descriptors: Females, Cancer, Drug Therapy, Health Behavior
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Yu, Xiaoran; Pendse, Asmita; Slifko, Shay; Inman, Arpana G.; Kong, Peggy; Knettel, Brandon A. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This evaluation examined the effectiveness and cultural compatibility of a community health worker (CHW) training programme on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Haiti. Design: Mixed-methods including pre- and post-course tests of WASH knowledge, focus group discussions and semi-structured observation. Setting: Haiti is among the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Training, Community Health Services, Health Personnel
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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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Hivner, Elizabeth A.; Hoke, Alicia M.; Francis, Erica B.; Lehman, Erik B.; Hwang, Grace W.; Kraschnewski, Jennifer L. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To evaluate the impact of three types of social cognitive theory (SCT)-based elementary school classroom physical activity (PA) training on teachers' implementation rates, attitudes, knowledge and behaviour. Design: Key stakeholder focus groups informed development of phase II which took the form of a randomised controlled trial of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Physical Activities, Self Efficacy
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Njoku, Anuli – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To describe faculty efforts to deliver and evaluate health disparities--related education in US online undergraduate and graduate public health courses. Design: A pre- and post-survey was given to a cohort of 46 US college students in three public health courses taught asynchronously online over an 8-week period in 2017. This study took…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Online Courses, College Students, Knowledge Level
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Shukri, Madihah; Zin, Zamzahaila; Zainol, Khairi; Said, Syahrin; Rajali, Afiq – Health Education Journal, 2019
Aims and objectives: This article presents findings from a dietary intervention designed to improve the nutritional knowledge, attitudes, intentions and dietary intake of socially disadvantaged children. Design: Quasi-experimental design. Methods: A total of 201 (treatment group n = 106, control n = 95) children completed the questionnaire at pre-…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Computer Assisted Instruction, Eating Habits, Intervention
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Brown, Blakely; Harris, Kari; Dybdal, Laura; Malich, Julia; Bodnar, Brenda; Hall, Emily – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study investigated the feasibility of delivering health-related short text messages to parents with the goal of reducing obesity risk among their children aged 3--5 years. Design: Quasi-experimental design involving one experimental group of 17 parents. Setting: Rural American Indian reservation. Methods: During the 5-week…
Descriptors: Child Health, Health Promotion, Rural Areas, Food
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Hunt, Sarah; Wei, Yifeng; Kutcher, Stan – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Mental health concerns on university campuses are increasing in the UK. Improving mental health literacy (MHL) for students may be a useful part of an integrated approach to effectively address these concerns. This study evaluated a previously demonstrated effective Canadian campus MHL resource in a UK student sample. Design: This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Mental Health, Literacy
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McHugh, Camilla A.; Anderson, Lindsey; Lloyd, Jenny; Logan, Stuart; Wyatt, Katrina – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This paper uses a qualitative approach to explore the factors that influence diet and physical activity choices of 11-13-year-olds with a particular focus on the impact of the school environment. Design: Qualitative focus groups. Setting: Three purposively sampled secondary schools in Devon, UK. Method: A total of 53 students, aged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dietetics, Physical Activities, Adolescents
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Yi, Robin H. Pugh; Rezende, Lisa; Dearfield, Craig T.; Welcsh, Piri; Friedman, Susan J. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study aimed to assess the effects of eXamining Relevance of Articles to Young Survivors (XRAYS), an online resource that provides brief articles discussing recent research relevant to young women with or at risk for breast cancer, on users' knowledge about information covered in media reports. An evaluator also assessed the degree…
Descriptors: Cancer, Females, Information Dissemination, Knowledge Level
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Coombs, Nicole; Allen, Louise; Cooper, Simon; Cant, Robyn; Beauchamp, Alison; Laszcyk, Jacki; Giannis, Anita; Hopmans, Ruben; Bullock, Shane; Waller, Susan; McKenna, Lisa; Peck, Blake – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: This study explored young university students' (aged 18-24 years) health literacy, asthma experiences and help-seeking behaviours to inform the development of a web-based asthma education intervention relevant to this age group. Design: Exploratory mixed-methods design incorporateing a health literacy survey and interviews, plus the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Diseases, Literacy
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