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Millar, Oscar; Warwick, Ian – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: The aim of this study was to improve understanding of the relationship between music practice and the wellbeing of young refugees, by examining the perspectives of Yazidi music participants aged 11-18. Design: Focused exploratory case study design, informed by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion which provided the conceptual…
Descriptors: Refugees, Well Being, Music, Adolescents
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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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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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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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McCann, Edward; Marsh, Lynne; Brown, Michael – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The aim of this systematic review was to examine the research evidence concerning the views and experiences of people with intellectual disabilities regarding their participation in and the effectiveness of relationship and sex education programmes. Methods: A systematic search of relevant electronic databases was conducted using…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Sex Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Attitudes
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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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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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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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Dunn, Susan L.; Robbins, Lorraine B.; Smith, Sandi W.; Ranganathan, Rajiv; DeVon, Holli A.; Collins, Eileen G.; Hong, Hyokyoung G.; Tintle, Nathan L. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Hopelessness is present in 27% of patients with ischaemic heart disease (IHD), can persist for 12 months and is associated with lack of physical activity (PA). No interventions have been tested to increase PA in IHD patients who report hopelessness. This study evaluated the feasibility of conducting a randomised controlled trial to…
Descriptors: Heart Disorders, Nurses, Psychological Patterns, Social Support Groups
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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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Akel, Marwan; Fahs, Iqbal; Salameh, Pascale; Godeau, Emmanuelle – Health Education Journal, 2019
Introduction: The concept of the health promoting school offers a coherent approach to promoting health and well-being within a whole school community. This study sought to evaluate the health programmes and policies adopted by different Lebanese schools, and their appropriateness for this role as part of health promotion. Methods: Our research…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Education, Well Being, Program Evaluation
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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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Koenig, Virginia E.; Provident, Ingrid M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Health literacy is the ability to access, understand, evaluate and communicate information in a manner that promotes, maintains and improves health care in a variety of settings across the life span. Health professionals, including occupational therapists (OTs), need to consider health literacy in order to optimise client-centred…
Descriptors: Workshops, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, Multiple Literacies
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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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