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Zhao, Xiaoquan; Peterson, Emily B.; Oh, Kyeung Mi; Cai, Xiaomei – Health Education Research, 2019
First-generation Chinese and Korean male immigrants in the United States are at high risk for tobacco use. This study pilot-tested a graphic, native-language text-messaging intervention to promote smoking cessation among these groups. First-generation Chinese and Korean male immigrant smokers (N = 71) were recruited from the Washington DC area.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Chinese Americans, Korean Americans, Smoking
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Keshani, Parisa; Hossein Kaveh, Mohammad; Faghih, Shiva; Salehi, Moosa – Health Education Research, 2019
This study aimed to assess the impact of educational intervention, based on health belief model (HBM) and collaborative learning techniques on diet quality in adolescents. In this field trial study, 311 students aged 13-15 years old were included, of which 163 and 148 allocated in the experimental and comparison groups, respectively. They were…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Adolescents, Models, Cooperative Learning
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González-Salvado, Violeta; Abelairas-Gómez, Cristian; Peña-Gil, Carlos; Neiro-Rey, Carmen; Barcala-Furelos, Roberto; González-Juanatey, José Ramón; Rodríguez-Núñez, Antonio – Health Education Research, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a novel cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training method embedded in a cardiac rehabilitation program at enhancing patients' CPR and defibrillation skills. One hundred and fourteen participants with coronary heart disease enrolled on an exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation program were…
Descriptors: Training, Rehabilitation, Heart Disorders, Teaching Methods
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Wolfenden, Luke; Jones, Jannah; Parmenter, Ben; Razak, Lubna Abdul; Wiggers, John; Morgan, Philip J.; Finch, Meghan; Sutherland, Rachel; Lecathelinais, Christophe; Clinton-McHarg, Tara; Gillham, Karen; Yoong, Sze Lin – Health Education Research, 2019
The primary aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of a childcare-based intervention in increasing child physical activity by allowing children unrestricted access to outdoor areas for free-play when structured activity is not taking place. A randomized controlled trial was conducted in six childcare services. Intervention services provided…
Descriptors: Child Care, Physical Activity Level, Intervention, Play
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Rubin, D. A.; Wilson, K. S.; Honea, K. E.; Castner, D. M.; McGarrah, J. G.; Rose, D. J.; Dumont-Driscoll, M. – Health Education Research, 2019
Process evaluations provide insight into the implementation of complex interventions. This study is a process evaluation for the implementation of a parent-led physical activity intervention at home with youth with a rare neurodevelopmental disorder (Prader-Willi syndrome, PWS) and youth with non-syndromal obesity (NSO). Participants included 42…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Intervention, Neurological Impairments, Developmental Disabilities
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Menrath, Ingo; Ernst, Gundula; Lange, Karin; Eisemann, Nora; Szczepanski, Ruediger; Staab, Doris; Degner, Mareike; Thyen, Ute – Health Education Research, 2019
For frequent pediatric chronic conditions, especially less common chronic conditions patient education programs are missing. A recently developed modular patient education approach (ModuS) combines disease-specific modules with generic psychosocial topics. ModuS was associated with increased disease-specific knowledge and improvements in families'…
Descriptors: Child Health, Chronic Illness, Patient Education, Program Effectiveness
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Salami, Kabiru K.; Ayegboyin, Matthew; Adedeji, Isaac A. – Health Education Research, 2019
The outbreak of deadliest and most widespread Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West African countries was not only unexpected but also sudden in places like Nigeria. The epidemic was an indication of weak health systems characterised by inadequate precautions and low knowledge of containment. Although Nigeria was able to contain EVD much earlier,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Prevention, Communicable Diseases, Motor Vehicles
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Birtwistle, S. B.; Ashcroft, G.; Murphy, R.; Gee, I.; Poole, H.; Watson, P. M. – Health Education Research, 2019
Exercise referral schemes aim to increase physical activity amongst inactive individuals with or at risk of long-term health conditions. Yet many patients referred to these schemes (by health professionals) fail to take up the exercise opportunities on offer. Understanding factors influencing uptake to exercise referral schemes may help improve…
Descriptors: Exercise, Physical Activity Level, Patients, Health Behavior
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Jones, J.; Carter, B.; Wilkerson, R.; Kramer, C. – Health Education Research, 2019
This study assessed attitudes toward HIV and awareness of previous HIV prevention campaigns among young black men in the United States of America (USA). The study also ascertained the appropriateness of HIV testing messages for young black men and explored the use of social networking sites to deliver HIV testing messages for social media…
Descriptors: Social Media, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Prevention, Males
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Whiteside-Mansell, Leanne; Swindle, Taren M – Health Education Research, 2019
This study examined nutrition intervention curriculum, "Together We Inspire Smart Eating" (WISE). WISE is a research-based, nutrition promotion curriculum specifically designed for pre-school children from families with limited resources. The design was non-randomized treatment/control with standardized pre-/post-test assessments.…
Descriptors: Pretests Posttests, At Risk Students, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Niederdeppe, J.; Kemp, D.; Jesch, E.; Scolere, L.; Greiner Safi, A.; Porticella, N.; Avery, R. J.; Dorf, M. C.; Mathios, A. D.; Byrne, S. – Health Education Research, 2019
Exposure to cigarette advertising can increase the likelihood of youth smoking initiation and may encourage people who already smoke to continue. Requiring prominent, graphic warning labels could reduce these effects. We test whether graphic versus text-only warning labels in cigarette advertisements influence cognitive and emotional factors…
Descriptors: Smoking, Cues, Advertising, Imagery
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Wong, Josephine Pui-Hing; Kteily-Hawa, Roula; Chambers, Lori A.; Hari, Shriya; Vijaya, Chikermane; Suruthi, Ragulan; Islam, Shazia; Vahabi, Mandana – Health Education Research, 2019
Story-based learning is well recognized as an effective strategy for adult health education. However, there is a scarcity of research on story-based health education among women in South Asian diasporic communities. To address this gap, we undertook a pilot study in Toronto to explore how South Asian women respond to the use of fact-based and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Health Behavior, Asians
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Passmore, S.; Jones, L. – Health Education Research, 2019
There has been an emphasis on schools to promote healthy lifestyles and many intervention programmes have attempted this. Most programmes are evaluated at the time and/or shortly afterwards. This is a review of the impact and sustainability of the Health for Life programme 2--5 years after the initial phase. It captures the experiences of the…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Health Promotion, Life Style
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Cavallo, Dana A.; Kong, Grace; Ells, Daniel M.; Camenga, Deepa R.; Morean, Meghan E.; Krishnan-Sarin, Suchitra – Health Education Research, 2019
Rates of e-cigarette use are high among youth, and there is little known about the long-term health effects of e-cigarettes. Since peer influence is a powerful determinant of tobacco use, we aimed to identify message themes about e-cigarettes that youth would use to encourage or discourage peers from using e-cigarettes. We conducted 10 focus…
Descriptors: Smoking, Prevention, Youth, Peer Influence
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de Vries, Hein; Pajor, Emlia M.; Curfs, Kenny C. J.; Eggers, Sander M.; Oenema, Anke – Health Education Research, 2019
Food supplement use can have beneficial and detrimental effects, making informed decisions about supplement use important. How these decisions are made and which communication strategies can stimulate informed decision making is unclear. This study identified the important characteristics of (i) informed decision making about food supplement use…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Delphi Technique, Food, Nutrition
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