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Metos, Julie; Gren, Lisa; Brusseau, Timothy; Moric, Endi; O'Toole, Karen; Mokhtari, Tahereh; Buys, Saundra; Frost, Caren – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The objective of this study was to understand adolescent girls' experiences using practical diet and physical activity measurement tools and to explore the food and physical activity settings that influence their lifestyle habits. Design: Mixed methods study using quantitative and qualitative methods. Setting: Large city in the western…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Nutrition, Physical Activities
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Evans, Josie M. M.; Connelly, Jenni; Jepson, Ruth; Gray, Cindy; Shepherd, Ashley; Mackison, Dionne – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: A Bingo club was selected for the design and delivery of a health intervention (Well!Bingo) in order to engage with older women living in areas of socio-economic disadvantage. In the light of our experience, we discuss the significance of the setting in relation to a typology of health promotion settings. Design and Setting: The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Intervention, Games
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Khan, Delvin; Fjerbaek, Annette; Andreasen, Jan J.; Thorup, Charlotte B.; Dinesen, Birthe – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To determine how cardiac patients use the Activeheart.dk digital toolbox Methods: Mixed-methods study. A total of n = 33 cardiac surgical patients were enrolled in a study, which encouraged use of the Activeheart portal for 4 weeks after discharge. Patients were surveyed with respect to their demographic characteristics, e-health…
Descriptors: Surgery, Questionnaires, Interviews, Heart Disorders
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Al-Bannay, Hana R.; Jarus, Tal; Jongbloed, Lyn; Dean, Elizabeth – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Women living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia including in the Eastern Province have a high prevalence of lifestyle-related conditions for which targeted health education strategies are needed. This study's objective was to explore their self-reported health status and the congruence of their lifestyle-related health beliefs and practices…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Life Style, Health Related Fitness, Beliefs
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Hawkins, Jemma L.; Bravo, Paulina; Gobat, Nina; Rollnick, Stephen; Jerzembek, Gabrielle; Whitehead, Sarah; Chanon, Sue; Kelson, Mark; Adams, Orla; Murphy, Simon – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: In the light of the shortcomings of curriculum-based health promotion in secondary schools, group motivational interviewing provides a potential alternative approach. This two-phase study set out to establish the key components, feasibility and acceptability of a group motivational interviewing intervention, focused on alcohol…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Focus Groups, Interviews, Motivation Techniques
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Keogh, Brian; Daly, Louise; Sharek, Danika; De Vries, Jan; McCann, Edward; Higgins, Agnes – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate a Health Service Executive (HSE) Foundation Programme in Sexual Health Promotion (FPSHP) with a specific emphasis on capacity building. Design: A mixed-method design using both quantitative and qualitative methods was used to collect the data. Setting: The FPSHP was delivered to staff working in…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Capacity Building
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Chen, Yu; While, Alison E; Hicks, Allan – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: To investigate physical activity among older people living alone in Shanghai, People's Republic of China, and key factors contributing to their physical activity. Methods: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was administered in nine communities in Shanghai, using a stratified random cluster sample: 521 community-dwelling older people…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level
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Garofalo, Robert; Gayles, Travis; Bottone, Paul Devine; Ryan, Dan; Kuhns, Lisa M.; Mustanski, Brian – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: HIV disproportionately affects young men who have sex with men, and knowledge about HIV transmission is one factor that may play a role in high rate of infections for this population. This study examined racial/ethnic differences in HIV knowledge among young men who have sex with men in the USA and their correlation to condom usage…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Homosexuality
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Daoud, Nihaya; Osman, Amira; Hart, Trevor A.; Berry, Elliott M.; Adler, Bella – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: Little research exists on diabetes self-care management (DSCM) in Arab populations. We examined the contribution of health belief constructs, socioeconomic position (SEP) and clinical factors (glycated haemoglobin [HbA1C] level, type of diabetes treatments, and receiving professional guidance) to DSCM among Arab patients in East…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Management, Daily Living Skills, Patients
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Wu, Dan; Yang, Tingzhong; Cottrell, Randall R.; Zhou, Huan; Yang, Xiaozhao Y.; Zhang, Yanqin – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of different tobacco health-warning images on intention to quit smoking among urban Chinese smokers. The different tobacco health-warning images utilised in this study addressed the five variables of age, gender, cultural-appropriateness, abstractness and explicitness. Design:…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Promotion, Urban Areas, Health Education
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Hobday, Karen; Ramke, Jacqueline; du Toit, Rènée; Pereira, Sara M. – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: To assess whether there was an improvement in the knowledge, attitudes and practices of students after the Healthy Eyes in Schools Project intervention and to complete a process evaluation to inform future implementation of health promotion interventions. Design: A descriptive, mixed-methods design was used, including questionnaires and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes, Health Behavior, Visual Acuity
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Lee, Hee Yun; Choi, Jeong-Kyun; Park, Ji Hye – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: To evaluate the level of cancer literacy among Korean American immigrants and to identify the most influential predictors of cancer literacy in this population. Method: Using a quota-sampling strategy, 407 Korean American immigrants were recruited in the New York metropolitan area. The study was theoretically guided by the Andersen's…
Descriptors: Korean Americans, Immigrants, Predictor Variables, Knowledge Level
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Arora, A.; Gay, M.; Thirukumar, D. – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: The purpose of this study was to test a research instrument that could possibly be used for longitudinal research on infant feeding and to report on the preliminary results from the data collected. Design: Mixed methods approach--cross-sectional survey and qualitative research. Setting: Mother-infant dyads in South West Sydney,…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Evidence, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Cholevas, Nikolaos K.; Loucaides, Constantinos A. – Health Education Journal, 2012
Aim: The purpose of this study was to explore the factors that facilitate and barriers towards the implementation of health education programmes in primary education schools of the prefecture of Achaia, Greece. Methods: The sample of the study included 141 educators from a total population of 218 educators who dealt with the implementation of…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Health Education, Sex Education, Primary Education
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Gesser-Edelsburg, Anat; Endevelt, Ronit – Health Education Journal, 2011
Objective: To evaluate the impact of "Fat Pig" on the attitudes of high school students towards fat women and investigate the perspective of dietitians as health professionals on the messages in "Fat Pig." Design: Performance analysis, pre-post analysis of students' responses to self-administrated pre-constructed…
Descriptors: Females, Focus Groups, Health Personnel, Foreign Countries
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