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de Greeff, J. W.; Hartman, E.; Mullender-Wijnsma, M. J.; Bosker, R. J.; Doolaard, S.; Visscher, C. – Health Education Research, 2016
Integrating physical activity into the curriculum has potential health and cognitive benefits in primary school children. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of physically active academic lessons on cardiovascular fitness, muscular fitness and executive functions. In the current randomized controlled trial, 499 second and third…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Executive Function
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Pedersen, Susanne; Grønhøj, Alice; Thøgersen, John – Health Education Research, 2016
This study investigates the effects of a feedback intervention employing text messaging during 11 weeks on adolescents' behavior, self-efficacy and outcome expectations regarding fruit and vegetable intake. A pre- and post-survey was completed by 1488 adolescents school-wise randomly allocated to a control group and two experimental groups. Both…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Intervention, Telecommunications, Adolescents
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Winhusen, T.; Theobald, J.; Lewis, D.; Wilder, C. M.; Lyons, M. S. – Health Education Research, 2016
Individuals with opioid use disorder experiencing a non-fatal opioid-overdose (OOD) are at heightened risk for future OODs; there are no interventions to facilitate treatment enrollment for these patients. Our goal was to develop and initially test the "tailored telephone intervention delivered by peers to prevent recurring…
Descriptors: Intervention, Delivery Systems, Peer Counseling, Prevention
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Owczarzak, Jill; Broaddus, Michelle; Pinkerton, Steven – Health Education Research, 2016
Continued debate about the relative value of fidelity versus adaptation, and lack of clarity about the meaning of fidelity, raise concerns about how frontline service providers resolve similar issues in their daily practice. We use SISTA ("Sisters Informing Sisters on Topics about acquired immune deficiency syndrome"), an evidence-based…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), African Americans, Females, Semi Structured Interviews
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Brown, K. E.; Newby, K.; Caley, M.; Danahay, A.; Kehal, I. – Health Education Research, 2016
Sexual health service access is fundamental to good sexual health, yet interventions designed to address this have rarely been implemented or evaluated. In this article, pilot evaluation findings for a targeted public health behavior change intervention, delivered via a website and web-app, aiming to increase uptake of sexual health services among…
Descriptors: Intervention, Web Based Instruction, Questionnaires, Pretests Posttests
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Brega, A. G.; Thomas, J. F.; Henderson, W. G.; Batliner, T. S.; Quissell, D. O.; Braun, P. A.; Wilson, A.; Bryant, L. L.; Nadeau, K. J.; Albino, J. – Health Education Research, 2016
Health literacy is "the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions". Although numerous studies show a link between health literacy and clinical outcomes, little research has examined the association of health literacy with oral health. No large-scale…
Descriptors: American Indians, Dental Health, Literacy, Health
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Shensa, Ariel; Phelps-Tschang, Jane; Miller, Elizabeth; Primack, Brian A. – Health Education Research, 2016
Feasibly implemented Web-based smoking media literacy (SML) programs have been associated with improving SML skills among adolescents. However, prior evaluations have generally had weak experimental designs. We aimed to examine program efficacy using a more rigorous crossover design. Seventy-two ninth grade students completed a Web-based SML…
Descriptors: Smoking, Prevention, Intervention, Statistical Analysis
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Liao, Li-Ling; Lai, I.-Ju; Chang, Li-Chun; Lee, Chia-Kuei – Health Education Research, 2016
Unhealthy food advertising is an important contributor to childhood obesity. The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the impact of a food advertising literacy program that incorporated components of health-promoting media literacy education on fifth-grade children. Participants were 140 fifth-graders (10 and 11 years old) from one school…
Descriptors: Literacy, Literacy Education, Foreign Countries, Obesity
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Wong, Tzu-Jung; King, Jessica L.; Pomeranz, Jamie L. – Health Education Research, 2016
Antitobacco advertisement components, including types of messages and advertising appeals, have not been evaluated among multinational groups. This study identified and compared the content of antismoking video ads across three countries. We reviewed 86 antismoking video advertisements for the following information: severity of the consequences of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Smoking, Health Promotion
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Van Dyck, Delfien; Plaete, Jolien; Cardon, Greet; Crombez, Geert; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse – Health Education Research, 2016
The study purpose was to test the effectiveness of the self-regulation eHealth intervention "MyPlan1.0." to increase physical activity (PA) in recently retired Belgian adults. This study was a randomized controlled trial with three points of follow-up/modules (baseline to 1-week to 1-month follow-up). In total, 240 recently retired…
Descriptors: Self Control, Health Promotion, Program Effectiveness, Physical Activity Level
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de Hoog, Natascha; Bolman, Catherine; Berndt, Nadine; Kers, Esther; Mudde, Aart; de Vries, Hein; Lechner, Lilian – Health Education Research, 2016
Smoking cessation is the most effective action for cardiac patients who smoke to improve their prognosis, yet more than one-half of cardiac patients continue to smoke after hospital admission. This study examined the influence of action plans, coping plans and self-efficacy on intention to quit and smoking cessation in cardiac patients. Cardiac…
Descriptors: Patients, Coping, Self Efficacy, Smoking
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Thomson, J. L.; Zoellner, J. M.; Tussing-Humphreys, L. M.; Goodman, M. H. – Health Education Research, 2016
Many community-based lifestyle interventions targeting African Americans have reported positive effects on participants' dietary choices and physical activity habits. However, these effects vary and not all participants will have outcome changes. Moderation analysis can help explain differential effects observed, but are not often reported. Hence,…
Descriptors: Life Style, African Americans, Health Promotion, Eating Habits
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Macia, Laura; Ruiz, Hector Camilo; Boyzo, Roberto; Documet, Patricia Isabel – Health Education Research, 2016
Little documentation exists about male community health workers ("promotores") networks. The experiences of "promotores" can provide input on how to attract, train, supervise and maintain male "promotores" in CHW programs. We present the experience and perspectives of "promotores" who participated in a male…
Descriptors: Males, Public Health, Networks, Qualitative Research
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Van Hoye, A.; Heuzé, J.-P.; Larsen, T.; Sarrazin, P. – Health Education Research, 2016
Despite the call to improve health promotion (HP) in sport clubs in the existing literature, little is known about sport clubs' organizational capacity. Grounded within the setting-based framework, this study compares HP activities and guidance among 10 football clubs. At least three grassroots coaches from each club (n = 68) completed the Health…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Comparative Analysis, Health Promotion, Team Sports
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Harris, Kari Jo; Bradley-Ewing, Andrea; Goggin, Kathy; Richter, Kimber P.; Patten, Christi; Williams, Karen; Lee, Hyoung S.; Staggs, Vincent S.; Catley, Delwyn – Health Education Research, 2016
Little is known about effective methods to recruit unmotivated smokers into cessation induction trials, the reasons unmotivated smokers agree to participate, and the impact of those reasons on study outcomes. A mixed-method approach was used to examine recruitment data from a randomized controlled cessation induction trial that enrolled 255 adult…
Descriptors: Smoking, Recruitment, Mixed Methods Research, Risk
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