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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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Kelly-Hanku, Angela; Newland, Jamee; Aggleton, Peter; Ase, Sophie; Fiya, Voletta; Aeno, Herick; Vallely, Lisa M.; Mola, Glen D. L.; Kaldor, John M.; Vallely, Andrew J. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The type of health education messages that communities and individuals seek to have communicated about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is important if vaccine programmes are to succeed, especially in settings such as Papua New Guinea (PNG), which have a high burden of cervical cancer, low health literacy and negative experiences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cancer, Prevention, Immunization Programs
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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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Welch, David; Ma, Ellen; Reddy, Ravi – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Sound levels in nightclubs are dangerously high. We administered the Dangerous Decibels hearing-health intervention to nightclub staff to test its efficacy. Design: In a single group, repeated measures were taken before training, a week after training and at 3 months after training. Setting: A nightclub in the city of Auckland, New…
Descriptors: Hearing (Physiology), Hearing Impairments, Prevention, Music Facilities
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Winskell, Kate; Sabben, Gaëlle; Ondeng'e, Ken; Odero, Isdorah; Akelo, Victor; Mudhune, Victor – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: mHealth interventions often favour individual-level effects. This is particularly problematic in contexts where social support and shifts in social norms are critical to sustained behaviour change. Mobile digital games represent a promising health education strategy for youth, including in low-resource settings. We sought to better…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Educational Games
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Durl, James; Dietrich, Timo; Pang, Bo; Potter, Leigh-Ellen; Carter, Lewis – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: The resurgence of interest in virtual reality (VR) in recent years has been exciting for health educators and researchers, yet little is known about VR's effectiveness. This systematic literature review aims to provide an overview of the prevalence of VR in alcohol studies and assess its effectiveness. Methods: Peer-reviewed articles…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Alcohol Education, Literature Reviews, Electronic Libraries
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Wicki, Matthias; Kuntsche, Sandra; Stucki, Stephanie; Marmet, Simon; Annaheim, Beatrice – Health Education Journal, 2018
Aims: The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of Cool and Clean, Switzerland's largest substance use prevention programme, targeted specifically at 10- to 20-year-olds who belong to a sports club and train as part of a team. Method: Based on a representative sample of young people who belong to a sports club and train as part of a team…
Descriptors: Prevention, Marijuana, Drinking, Case Studies
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Nik Farid, Nik Daliana; Mohd Arshad, Mohd Faris bin; Yakub, Nur Asyikin; Ahmad Zaki, Rafdzah; Muhamad, Haslina; Abdul Aziz, Norlaili; Dahlui, Maznah – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Internet-based health promotion offers a promising approach to fostering healthy sexual behaviour among adolescents. The objective of this study was to identify the potential of an Internet-based programme to improve sexual and reproductive health (SRH) knowledge among Malaysian young people. Design: A pre-test/post-test design was used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Sexuality, Health Behavior
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Hackshaw-McGeagh, Lucy; Jamie, Kimberly; Beynon, Rhona; O'Neill, Roisin – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Evidence suggests that younger mothers engage in poorer health behaviours, resulting in increased cancer risk. We aimed to better understand the health behaviours of younger mothers and the factors that influence their lifestyle choices, in order to improve cancer prevention within this population. Methods: A multiple focus group,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Behavior, Young Adults, Mothers
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Smith, Leanne; Blinkhorn, Fiona A.; Blinkhorn, Anthony S.; Hawke, Fiona – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To systematically review evidence for interventions to prevent early childhood caries (ECC) in Indigenous children in high-income countries. Search strategy: In November 2016, we searched Medline (from 1946), Embase (from 1980), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), PubMed (from 1996) and the Cumulative Index to…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Disease Control, Prevention, Dental Health
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Aldrich, Rosalie S.; Wilde, Jerry; Miller, Elizabeth – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) gatekeeper suicide prevention training on individuals' ability to recognise the warning signs of suicide, intention to question someone they think is suicidal, persuade the suicidal person to stay alive, and know how and where to get help for the…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, Pretests Posttests
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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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Huang, Su-Fei; Zheng, Wan-Ling; Liao, Jung-Yu; Huang, Chiu-Mieh; Lin, Tsung-Yi; Guo, Jong-Long – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Age of initiation of drug use is closely associated with the risk of developing drug dependence or abuse. Effective programmes are needed to prevent adolescents from using drugs at an early age. The aim of this intervention programme was to prevent adolescents from using illegal drugs by using drama in education (DIE) to convey a…
Descriptors: Drama, Intervention, Outcomes of Treatment, Control Groups
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Rigg, Khary K.; Menendez, Kimberly M. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Schools are an important venue for implementing drug prevention programmes. School-based programmes have been shown to be an efficacious and cost-effective method of reducing substance use disorders among youth. There exists lack of consensus, however, regarding who makes the most effective programme providers. Drug prevention programmes are led…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Prevention, Substance Abuse, Program Effectiveness
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Guelfi, Kym J.; Ong, Ming Jing; Peeling, Peter – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To examine whether the completion of a course of study relating to preventive health and lifestyle risk factors was associated with alterations in health behaviours. Design: Within-group intervention, repeated-measures design. Setting: Health behaviours of university students studying a course focused on health and well-being. Method:…
Descriptors: Health Education, Course Content, Physical Activity Level, Eating Habits
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