Summary: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
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- The effectiveness of health promotion education programs for community elderlyLian-Hua Huang
School of Nursing, National Taiwan University
J Nurs Res 10:261-70. 2002..The results could be used as a reference in future health promotion education in the community...
- Effect of safety education on classmates of injured children: a prospective clinical trialBecky S Cook
Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue ML 3019, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
J Trauma Nurs 13:96-101. 2006..This unique program results not only in immediate but also in long-term retention of injury prevention information...
- Early violence prevention programs: implications for violence prevention against girls and womenMichelle Guttman
Psychology Department, Pace University, 41 Park Row (Room 1316, New York, NY 10038, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1087:90-102. 2006..Data supporting ACT is presented, with implications for further program development and evaluation. Finally, parent education, theory and research, and professional services related to violence prevention are discussed...
- Acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of a computer-tailored physical activity intervention in adolescentsLeen Haerens
Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
Patient Educ Couns 66:303-10. 2007..To evaluate acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of computer-tailored physical activity education among adolescents...
- Implementation of CDC's School Health Index in 3 midwest middle schools: motivation for changeCatherine M Sherwood-Puzzello
Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, HPER 116, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
J Sch Health 77:285-93. 2007....
- Empirical studies assessing the quality of health information for consumers on the world wide web: a systematic reviewGunther Eysenbach
Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, 190 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
JAMA 287:2691-700. 2002..The quality of consumer health information on the World Wide Web is an important issue for medicine, but to date no systematic and comprehensive synthesis of the methods and evidence has been performed...
- eHealth trends in Europe 2005-2007: a population-based surveyPer Egil Kummervold
Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, PO Box 35, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
J Med Internet Res 10:e42. 2008..People are using the Internet for various health-related purposes. It is important to monitor such use as it may have an impact on the individual's health and behavior, patient-practitioner roles, and on general health care provision...
- The effectiveness of web-based interventions designed to decrease alcohol consumption--a systematic reviewBridgette M Bewick
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Prev Med 47:17-26. 2008..To review the published literature on the effectiveness of web-based interventions designed to decrease consumption of alcohol and/or prevent alcohol abuse...
- Changes in cognitive function in a randomized trial of physical activity: results of the lifestyle interventions and independence for elders pilot studyJeff D Williamson
Roena Kulynych Center for Memory and Cognition Research, Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27151, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:688-94. 2009....
- Helping someone with problem drinking: mental health first aid guidelines - a Delphi expert consensus studyAnna H Kingston
Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Rd Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
BMC Psychiatry 9:79. 2009..This paper describes the development of mental health first aid guidelines that inform community members on how to help someone who may have, or may be developing, a drinking problem (i.e., alcohol abuse or dependence)...
- Understanding the effects of printed health education materials: which features lead to which outcomes?F C Bull
Department of Public Health, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia
J Health Commun 6:265-79. 2001Printed health education materials (HEMs) are widely used to increase awareness and knowledge, change attitudes and beliefs, and help individuals adopt and maintain healthy lifestyle behaviors...
- Antenatal care in The Gambia: missed opportunity for information, education and communicationSamuel E Anya
Reproductive Health Research Unit, School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of The Gambia, MDI Road, Kanifing, The Gambia
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:9. 2008..We examined the provision of information and education in antenatal clinics from the perspective of pregnant women attending these clinics...
- The effect of advice by health care professionals on increasing physical activity of older peopleM Hirvensalo
Department of Physical Education, , Finland
Scand J Med Sci Sports 13:231-6. 2003..We concluded that initiating new physical activities in old age is strongly connected to encouragement to exercise by health care professionals. Health care professionals should be supported to promote exercise among older patients...
- School-based HIV prevention programmes for African youthMelanie Gallant
Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave Windsor, Ont, Canada N9B 3P4
Soc Sci Med 58:1337-51. 2004..Clearly, however, more research is needed to identify, with certainty, the factors that drive successful school-based HIV/AIDS risk reduction programmes in Africa...
- KalÃ¨do, a new educational board-game, gives nutritional rudiments and encourages healthy eating in children: a pilot cluster randomized trialSalvatore Amaro
Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Human Physiology, Second University of Naples, Via De Crecchio, 8, 80138 Naples, Italy
Eur J Pediatr 165:630-5. 2006..01) with respect to the control. CONCLUSION: The results suggest that KalÃ¨do could be an effective instrument to teach children about healthy diet. More research is needed to study the long term effect of this intervention...
- Patient Internet use for health information at three urban primary care clinicsSuzanne Dickerson
School of Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:499-504. 2004..More research is needed to examine the relationship between health-seeking behavior and patients' management of their health and well-being...
- Activity adherence and physical function in older adults with functional limitationsRoger A Fielding
Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1997-2004. 2007..Pilot (LIFE-P) was a trial to examine the effects of a physical activity intervention (PA) compared with a health education control (SA) on measures of disability risk in sedentary older adults (N = 424)...
- Long-term benefits of an educational and physical program on headache, and neck and shoulder pain, in a working communityFranco Mongini
Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, University of Turin, Italy
J Pain 10:1138-45. 2009..Responder rates were 58.8% (95%CI = 47.1-70.5) for headache, 60.9% (49.4-72.4) for neck and shoulder pain, and 68.2 % (48.7-87.6) for drug consumption. These results confirm that the program may be effective at long term...
- Folic acid: a public-health challengeMonika Eichholzer
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
Lancet 367:1352-61. 2006..Thus, additional creative public-health approaches need to be developed to prevent neural tube defects and improve the folate status of the general population...
- Cancer Internet search activity on a major search engine, United States 2001-2003Crystale Purvis Cooper
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
J Med Internet Res 7:e36. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Media coverage appears to play a powerful role in prompting online searches for cancer information. Internet search activity offers an innovative tool for passive surveillance of health information-seeking behavior...
- Term identification methods for consumer health vocabulary developmentQing T Zeng
Harvard Medical School, Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Med Internet Res 9:e4. 2007The development of consumer health information applications such as health education websites has motivated the research on consumer health vocabulary (CHV). Term identification is a critical task in vocabulary development...
- Promoting health literacyAlexa T McCray
National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:152-63. 2005..There remain many opportunities for conducting further research to gain a better understanding of the complex interactions between general literacy, health literacy, information technologies, and the existing health care infrastructure...
- Factors influencing families' consent for donation of solid organs for transplantationL A Siminoff
Department of Medicien, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 10900 Euclid Ave, WG 37, Cleveland, OH 44106 4961, USA
JAMA 286:71-7. 2001..Transplantation has become the therapy of choice for patients with organ failure. However, the low rate of consent by families of donor-eligible patients is a major limiting factor in the success of organ transplantation...
- An evaluation of the quality and contents of asthma education on the World Wide WebDonita R Croft
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
Chest 121:1301-7. 2002....
- Impact of change in sweetened caloric beverage consumption on energy intake among children and adolescentsY Claire Wang
Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, 600 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:336-43. 2009..To estimate the net caloric impact from replacing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with alternatives in children and adolescents in naturalistic settings...
- Computer-delivered interventions to reduce college student drinking: a meta-analysisKate B Carey
Center for Health and Behavior, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, NY 13244 2340, USA
Addiction 104:1807-19. 2009..This meta-analysis evaluates the efficacy of computer-delivered interventions (CDIs) to reduce alcohol use among college students...
- Designing clinical trials of interventions for mobility disability: results from the lifestyle interventions and independence for elders pilot (LIFE-P) trialMark A Espeland
Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1237-43. 2007..Clinical trials to assess interventions for mobility disability are critically needed; however, data for efficiently designing such trials are lacking...
- Reducing liver cancer disparities: a community-based hepatitis-B prevention program for Asian-American communitiesChiehwen Ed Hsu
Department of Public and Community Health, University of Maryland, College Park, 2371 HHP Building, Valley Drive College Park, MD 20742, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 99:900-7. 2007..The present study assesses the knowledge of hepatitis B before and after a hepatitis-B educational program and determines the infection status of an Asian community...
- Effectiveness of school-based interventions in Europe to promote healthy nutrition in children and adolescents: systematic review of published and 'grey' literatureEveline Van Cauwenberghe
Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Br J Nutr 103:781-97. 2010..Evidence for effectiveness on anthropometrical obesity-related measures is lacking...
- Effects of a physical activity intervention on measures of physical performance: Results of the lifestyle interventions and independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) studyMarco Pahor
Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th St, Rm 5161, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1157-65. 2006..Our objective was to assess the effect of a comprehensive physical activity (PA) intervention on the SPPB and other physical performance measures...
- Impact of health education on home treatment and prevention of malaria in Jengre, North Central NigeriaO O Chirdan
Department of Community Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Ann Afr Med 7:112-9. 2008..This study looks at the impact of health education on knowledge of malaria: its recognition, treatment and prevention among caregivers of children under five in ..
- Past, present, and future of computer-tailored nutrition educationJohannes Brug
Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Am J Clin Nutr 77:1028S-1034S. 2003..However, using the Web for interactive personalized nutrition education also presents new challenges...
- How do consumers search for and appraise health information on the world wide web? Qualitative study using focus groups, usability tests, and in-depth interviewsGunther Eysenbach
Unit for Cybermedicine and eHealth, Department of Clinical Social Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 58, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
BMJ 324:573-7. 2002..To describe techniques for retrieval and appraisal used by consumers when they search for health information on the internet...
- Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle exercise therapy supplemented with a health education program to promote long-term adherence among women with urinary incontinenceDianne Alewijnse
Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Neurourol Urodyn 22:284-95. 2003..the effectiveness of physiotherapeutic pelvic floor muscle exercise (PFME) therapy supplemented with a health education program to promote long-term adherence among women with stress, mixed, and urge urinary incontinence (UI)...
- [Podcasts, wikis and blogs: the web 2.0 tools for medical and health education]Eugenio Santoro
Laboratorio di Informatica Medica, Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano
Recenti Prog Med 98:484-94. 2007..Other studies are needed to evaluate the reliability and the accuracy of the medical contents posted online through the web 2.0 services...
- Health education in rural settings in Ghana: a methodological approachTheophilus Kofi Gokah
Cardiff University School of Public Health
Health Educ Res 22:907-17. 2007..The paper thus offers the method as a solution to rural population training and learning methodology...
- Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic reviewJ John Mann
New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Neuroscience, New York, NY 10032, USA
JAMA 294:2064-74. 2005..Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally propose multiple interventions, their effectiveness is rarely evaluated...
- Use of the Internet and e-mail for health care information: results from a national surveyLaurence Baker
Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5405, USA
JAMA 289:2400-6. 2003..Available estimates of use and impact vary widely. Without accurate estimates of use and effects, it is difficult to focus policy discussions or design appropriate policy activities...
- SARS wars: an examination of the quantity and construction of health information in the news mediaTanya R Berry
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Wilfrid Laurier University
Health Commun 21:35-44. 2007..This content analysis provides an empirical starting point for future research into how such health news may influence consumer's perceptions of health topics...
- A model for interprofessional health disparities education: student-led curriculum on chronic hepatitis B infectionLeslie C Sheu
School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 25:S140-5. 2010..Although health disparities are commonly addressed in preclinical didactic curricula, direct patient care activities with affected communities are more limited...
- It's all in the delivery! An analysis of instructional strategies from effective health education curriculaPatrick C Herbert
Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University, HPER 116, Bloomington, IN 47401, USA
J Sch Health 81:258-64. 2011This study explores the relationship between instructional strategies and effective health education curricula.
- Comparison of the pre-post and transition question assessments in a health education settingJoanne E Jordan
Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
J Clin Epidemiol 62:642-9. 2009....
- '11 for Health', a football-based health education programme for children: a two-cohort study in Mauritius and ZimbabweColin W Fuller
FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland
Br J Sports Med 45:612-8. 2011To implement and assess Fédération Internationale de Football Association Medical Assessment and Research Centre's '11 for Health' football-based health education programme for children.
- Internal construct validity of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): a Rasch analysis using data from the Scottish Health Education Population SurveySarah Stewart-Brown
Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:15. 2009..It comprises 14 positively phrased Likert-style items and fulfils classic criteria for scale development. We report here the internal construct validity of WEMWBS from the perspective of the Rasch measurement model...
- Effectiveness of comprehensive health education combining lifestyle education and hot spa bathing for male white-collar employees: a randomized controlled trial with 1-year follow-upHiroharu Kamioka
Faculty of Regional Environment Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
J Epidemiol 19:219-30. 2009Physical activity is known to prevent obesity and metabolic syndrome in middle-aged and elderly people; however, the effectiveness of a comprehensive health education program for male white-collar employees is uncertain.
- Challenges and opportunities of using recommender systems for personalized health educationLuis Fernandez-Luque
Northern Research Institute Norut, 9294 Tromso, Norway
Stud Health Technol Inform 150:903-7. 2009The use of computers in health education started more than a decade ago, mainly for tailoring health educational resources...
- The effect of individual job coaching and use of health threat in a job-specific occupational health education program on prevention of work-related musculoskeletal back injuryAndy Shu Kei Cheng
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
J Occup Environ Med 51:1413-21. 2009To examine the effect of individual job coaching and use of health threat in a job-specific occupational health education program in preventing work-related musculoskeletal back injuries during manual materials handling in construction ..
- Traditional healers and diabetes: results from a pilot project to train traditional healers to provide health education and appropriate health care practices for diabetes patients in CameroonGeorge N Mbeh
Health of Populations in Transition Yaounde, Cameroon
Glob Health Promot 17:17-26. 2010..We conclude that healers could learn prevention strategies of diabetes relatively rapidly and collaborate in health promotion...
- The status and perspective of diabetes health education in China: inspiration from AustraliaAnne Wilson
Discipline of Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 16:92-8. 2010..We suggest four possible approaches to addressing the current problems of diabetes education in China...
- Review of the nutritional implications of farmers' markets and community gardens: a call for evaluation and research effortsLacey Arneson McCormack
E A Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 110:399-408. 2010..Recommendations for future research on the dietary influences of farmers' markets and community gardens are provided...
- The effects of an integrated health education and exercise program in community-dwelling older adults with hypertension: a randomized controlled trialYeon Hwan Park
College of Nursing and The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Patient Educ Couns 82:133-7. 2011the aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of HAHA (Healthy Aging and Happy Aging) program, which is an integrated health education and exercise program for community-dwelling older adults with hypertension.
- Adapting health education material for deaf audiencesRobert Q Pollard
Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rehabil Psychol 54:232-8. 2009..Methods of adapting health education material for hearing LEP populations do not reach deaf audiences with equal effectiveness.
- Study protocol: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a 12-week physical activity and nutritional education program for overweight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander womenKarla J Canuto
School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
BMC Public Health 11:655. 2011..Trialing physical activity programs in difficult-to-reach high risk groups, especially urban Indigenous Australians poses distinct implementation challenges...
- Global health education for medical undergraduatesGillian Laven
University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Rural Remote Health 11:1705. 2011..An International Health (IH) course at the University of Adelaide Medical School, South Australia, has evolved since 1999...
- Determinants of Internet use as a preferred source of information on personal healthMarc Lemire
Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, University of Montreal, Canada
Int J Med Inform 77:723-34. 2008..To understand the personal, social and cultural factors likely to explain recourse to the Internet as a preferred source of personal health information...
- The GirlStars program: challenges to recruitment and retention in a physical activity and health education program for adolescent girls living in public housingLee Strunin
Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A42. 2010..After-school programs can reduce high-risk behaviors and strengthen schools, families, and communities...
- Health-related characteristics and preferred methods of receiving health education according to dominant language among Latinos aged 25 to 64 in a large Northern California health planNancy P Gordon
Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
BMC Public Health 8:305. 2008..including English fluency, result in an ethnic group heterogeneous with regard to SES, health practices, and health education needs...
- Bringing it home: design and implementation of an HIV/STD intervention for women visiting incarcerated menOlga Grinstead
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 20:285-300. 2008..We found that peer education is a feasible intervention to reach women with incarcerated partners and that flexibility and inclusiveness are important factors in designing intervention programs for this population...
- Role of health education in the management of diabetes mellitusMohammad Abdur Rahman Afridi
Department of Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Institute Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 13:558-61. 2003..To evaluate the level of awareness of diabetic patients about their disease; and to see the association between different levels of this knowledge and metabolic control and frequency of complications in patients with diabetes mellitus...
- eHealth Literacy: Essential Skills for Consumer Health in a Networked WorldCameron D Norman
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Med Internet Res 8:e9. 2006..Potential future applications of the model are discussed...
- Reducing postrelease risk behavior among HIV seropositive prison inmates: the health promotion programO Grinstead
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco 94105, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 13:109-19. 2001..We recommend dissemination and continued evaluation of this risk-reduction intervention...
- Interpersonal and print nutrition communication for a Spanish-dominant Latino population: Secretos de la Buena VidaJohn P Elder
Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
Health Psychol 24:49-57. 2005..The relative superiority of the promotora condition may derive from the personal touch achieved in the face-to-face interactions or from the women's use of print materials under the promotora's guidance...
- Schistosomiasis, helminth infection and health education in Tanzania: achieving behaviour change in primary schoolsR Lansdown
Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, University College, London
Health Educ Res 17:425-33. 2002..of introducing active teaching methods into primary schools in Tanzania with a view to enhancing health education. The Lushoto Enhanced Health Education Project had as a focus personal hygiene with reference to the control ..
- Towards integration of computer games in interactive health education environments: understanding gameplay challenge, narrative and spectacleToomas Timpka
Department of Computer and Information Science, Linkoping University, Sweden
Stud Health Technol Inform 107:941-5. 2004..There is an alarming progress in the health status of the young in western countries, and new methods and tools for behavioural health interventions are urgently called for...
- Cognitive behavioural therapy for weight gain associated with antipsychotic drugsYasser Khazaal
Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland
Schizophr Res 91:169-77. 2007..Moreover, none of these studies considered binge eating or eating and weight-related cognitions as possible outcomes...
- Extension materials for meat-borne parasitic diseases in developing countriesMogens Rimm
Danish Meat Research Institute, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Acta Trop 87:171-5. 2003..Suggestions on logistical and technical aspects of filming and viewing are also discussed. The experience gained in Tanzania will be of value to others planning similar projects elsewhere...
- Deaf community analysis for health education prioritiesElaine G Jones
University of Arizona, College of Nursing, Tucson, Arizona 85721 0203, USA
Public Health Nurs 22:27-35. 2005..However, literature searches revealed no published reports of community analysis focusing specifically on health education priorities for Deaf communities...
- Sun protection policies in Miami-Dade County public schools: opportunities for skin cancer preventionRobert S Kirsner
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33125, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 22:513-9. 2005..5 and 0.6 hours per day outdoors, respectively. Improved school sun protection policies and monitoring of such policies is needed to reduce sun exposure and skin cancer risk for both students and staff...
- Comparison of health-promoting behavior between Taiwanese and American adolescents: a cross-sectional questionnaire surveyMei Yen Chen
Nursing Department, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, 261, Wen Hwa 1st Road, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan 333, Taiwan
Int J Nurs Stud 44:59-69. 2007..The main aim of this study was to compare the health promotion practices of Taiwanese (n=265) and American (n=285) adolescents, using the revised Adolescent Health Promoting scale...
- Development of a healthy bladder education program for older adultsVictoria Schirm
Center for Gerontological Health Nursing and Advocacy, University of Akron College of Nursing, Akron, Ohio, USA
Geriatr Nurs 25:301-6. 2004..Findings showed that the program was successful in providing bladder health information that older adults could use immediately; suggestions are given for best practice applications...
- [Attitudes and behaviors related to smoking habit among elementary and high school students]Grazyna Marmon
Zakład Socjologii Medycyny Katedry Epidemiologii i Medycyny Zapobiegawczej Collegium Medicum Uniwersytetu Jagielloriskiego w Krakowie
Przegl Lek 61:1156-60. 2004..They also the presence of pupils together with psychosocial immaturity characteristic for process of development favors ambivalence of judgments and beliefs connected with this habit...
- Evidence of a dose-response relationship between "truth" antismoking ads and youth smoking prevalenceMatthew C Farrelly
RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Am J Public Health 95:425-31. 2005..We studied the impact of the campaign on national smoking rates among US youths (students in grades 8, 10, and 12)...
- Refugees' perceptions of healthy behaviorsDonelle M Barnes
Harris School of Nursing, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, USA
J Immigr Health 7:185-93. 2005..There is a need to study refugees' health behaviors over time after arrival. Health behavior interventions must be specific to ethnicity in order to accurately document progress and to be culturally appropriate...
- Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) Programs in the State of Florida: correlates and predictors of teachers' perceptions of program effectivenessRita M Soza-Vento
University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Population Research Core, FL 33136, USA
J Health Soc Policy 20:43-63. 2004..The importance of program features and implementation contexts to teachers' perceived program effectiveness ratings is highlighted...
- Integrating occupational safety and health information into vocational and technical education and other workforce preparation programsPaul A Schulte
NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C14, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Am J Public Health 95:404-11. 2005..We assessed the status of including OSH information or training in workforce preparation programs and found there is an inconsistent emphasis on OSH information...
- The VERB campaign logic model: a tool for planning and evaluationMarian Huhman
VERB Campaign, Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop K 85, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 1:A11. 2004..Evaluation of the campaign follows the process of the logic model. The elements of the logic model are described and further explanation "pops up" as the reader rolls over the graphic of the logic model...
- What does health literacy mean to children?May S M Fok
School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon Hong Kong, SAR, China
Contemp Nurse 13:249-58. 2002..The study serves as a reference for developing healthy childhood that leads to healthy adulthood and healthy elderly...
- Rationale, design and conduct of a comprehensive evaluation of a school-based peer-led anti-smoking intervention in the UK: the ASSIST cluster randomised trial [ISRCTN55572965]Fenella Starkey
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, England, UK
BMC Public Health 5:43. 2005..Although formal teacher-led smoking prevention interventions are considered unlikely to be effective, peer-led approaches to reducing smoking have been proposed as potentially valuable...
- Impact analysis and mediation of outcomes: the Going Places programBruce Simons-Morton
Prevention Research Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health NIH, Rockville, Maryland 20852 7510, USA
Health Educ Behav 32:227-41. 2005..Friends who smoke mediated the program effect on adolescents' smoking progression. The protective effect of the Going Places Program on smoking progression was due in part to the prevention of increases in friends who smoke...
- Effects of the Sunny Days, Healthy Ways curriculum on students in grades 6 to 8David B Buller
Klein Buendel, Inc, Golden, Colorado 80401, USA
Am J Prev Med 30:13-22. 2006..Project aims were to create a sun-safety curriculum for grades 6 to 8, and to test whether exposure to the curriculum would increase children's sun-protection behavior...
- Bicycle helmets: overcoming barriers to use and increasing effectivenessJennifer L Rezendes
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Graduate Program, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 21:35-44. 2006..Results of the literature review have significant implications for improving the safety of children...
- Adolescents' attitudes about obesity and what they want in obesity prevention programsLouise F Wilson
Beaver Dam Unified School District, Beaver Dam, WI, USA
J Sch Nurs 23:229-38. 2007..School nurses can use this questionnaire to collect data that will assist in the development of effective programs for their students...
- The contribution of community parent advisors to improving health in school communities in a primary care trust in northern EnglandSusan E Jones
Institute of Health Sciences and Social Care Research, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BA, UK
J Clin Nurs 17:2232-4. 2008
- Translating research on healthy lifestyles for children: meeting the needs of diverse populationsChristine Kennedy
Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way, Box 0606, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 43:397-417, ix. 2008..Design consideration for translating health lifestyles research findings into a nurse-managed inner city primary care practice is reviewed in the second example...
- Overcoming health inequalities by using the Bug Busting 'whole-school approach' to eradicate head liceJoanna Ibarra
Community Hygiene Concern, Manor Gardens Centre, London, UK
J Clin Nurs 16:1955-65. 2007..The aim of this paper was to illustrate the socially inclusive nature of the Bug Busting 'whole-school approach' to head louse eradication...
- Health services: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006Nancy D Brener
Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop K 33, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
J Sch Health 77:464-85. 2007..This article describes the characteristics of school health services in the United States, including state- and district-level policies and school practices...
- Health promotion impact evaluation: 'Healthy Messages Calendar (te maramataka korero hauora)'Heather R Robertson
Well Child, Tairawhiti District Health, Gisborne
Nurs Prax N Z 24:24-35. 2008..The results highlighted the positive link between health promotion practices and the health needs of a local community...
- "I Feel Good!" a weekly wellness radio broadcast for elementary school childrenJennifer L Morton
University of New England, Portland, ME, USA
J Sch Nurs 24:83-7. 2008..However, over the last several years, many elementary schools have eliminated formal health education from their curriculum, subsequently integrating health education components into existing classroom content...
- Environmental behavioural modification programme for street children in Alexandria, EgyptG Hosny
Environmental Health Division, Department of Environmental Studies, Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
East Mediterr Health J 13:1438-48. 2007..The mean scores for each behavioural item and all items together before and after the intervention were significantly improved in a number of areas, except for speech disorders and substance use...
- An outcome evaluation of the New South Wales Sober Driver Programme: a remedial programme for recidivist drink driversKatherine L Mills
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 27:65-74. 2008..SDP combines educational components and elements of group cognitive behavioural therapy in relation to drink driving behaviour. It is delivered in conjunction with punitive sanctions...
- [Healthy behaviors declared by young people with motor disability]Bernadeta Szczupał
Katedra Kształcenia Integracyjnego Akademia Pedagogiki Specjalnej wWarszawie 02 353 Warszawa
Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 57:171-6. 2006..Analysis of evaluated elements of healthy behaviors didn't show vital differences between studied groups--slightly differences appeared only in using stimulants...
- Teaching adolescents safe driving and passenger behaviors: effectiveness of the You Hold the Key Teen Driving CountermeasureKeith A King
Health Promotion and Education Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221 0068, USA
J Safety Res 39:19-24. 2008..Unsafe driving and passenger behaviors place teens at increased risk for fatal and nonfatal crashes. This study evaluated the short-and long-term efficacy of the You Hold the Key (YHTK) Teen Driving Countermeasure...
- Fit for Life Boy Scout badge: outcome evaluation of a troop and Internet interventionRussell Jago
Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TP, UK
Prev Med 42:181-7. 2006..This study reports the results of a 9-week intervention on the physical activity levels of adolescent males...
- Applying the School Health Index to a nationally representative sample of schoolsNancy D Brener
Surveillance Research Team
J Sch Health 76:57-66. 2006..of schools meeting the recommendations in 4 areas: school health and safety policies and environment, health education, physical education and other physical activity programs, and nutrition services...
- Age-paced parenting newsletters: delivering healthy messagesAngela King
St Albans and Harpenden PCT
Community Pract 79:89-92. 2006..The newsletters adequately address issues and recommendations laid out in several recent important documents and policies...
- Physical education and physical activity: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006Sarah M Lee
Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE MS K 12, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
J Sch Health 77:435-63. 2007..This article describes the characteristics of school physical education and physical activity policies and programs in the United States at the state, district, school, and classroom levels...
- The effect of the national demonstration project Healthy Respect on teenage sexual health behaviourJanet S Tucker
Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, UK
Eur J Public Health 17:33-41. 2007..to improve teenage sexual health in Scotland) this study examined the effect of the school-based sexual health education intervention comprising multiprofessional classroom delivery and alongside drop-in clinics on teenage sexual ..
- Developing a nutrition and health education program for primary schools in ZambiaJane Sherman
FAO Education Consultant, Rome, Italy
J Nutr Educ Behav 39:335-42. 2007....
- Application of theory-based health behavior change techniques to the prevention of obesity in childrenHeidi Beckman
Prairie View, Inc, Newton Medical Office Plaza, Newton, KS, USA
J Pediatr Nurs 21:266-75. 2006..The age-adapted techniques have the potential to enhance obesity programs in a population for whom the obesity issue is critical...
- Preventing tobacco and drug use among Thai high school students through life skills trainingNuananong Seal
College of Nursing, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202 9025, USA
Nurs Health Sci 8:164-8. 2006..The results showed that a LST program was effective for preventing tobacco and drug use in Thai high school students...
- Evaluating the effectiveness of the Kids Living Fit program: a comparative studyKaren Gabel Speroni
Patient Care Services, Inova Loudoun Hospital, Leesburg, VA, USA
J Sch Nurs 23:329-36. 2007..3%) compared with the contrast group. The KLF group also demonstrated a smaller increase in waist circumference than the contrast group...
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- Strength Training for Obesity PreventionKathryn Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2004..The long-term implication of success in this efficacy trial would be that this modest behavior change could prevent the fat gains and associated co-morbidities commonly observed in midlife women. ..
- Storytelling to Promote Colorectal Screening in Primary Care ClinicsLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2007..Identification and engagement with the story and perceptions of threat, fear and stress will be assessed as mediators. Findings will potentially inform effective primary care practice interventions for CRCS. ..
- BM12: Brief Motivational Interviewing to Reduce Child BMIKen Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results of this study could impact training, policy, and reimbursement of obesity care in pediatric practice. ..
- Intervention to Improve Expression of End of Life Preference for Homeless PersonsJohn Song; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Personal Patient Profile-Prostate (P4) Randomized, Multi-site TrialSeth Wolpin; Fiscal Year: 2009..A multi-site trial will be conducted in geographically diverse locations in North America. The intervention will be delivered in both clinician offices or in participant's homes with broad-band Internet access. ..
- Promoting Fidelity Using Remote and Onsite SupportChristopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2006..Study results will inform the prevention field concerning the potential for personalized coaching and technical assistance to promote curriculum fidelity and affect key student-level mediating variables. ..
- Diffusion of Drug Prevention Curricula NationwideChristopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- SCHOOL BASED DRUG PREVENTION PROGRAMChristopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Stigma & Behavioral Health in Urban Employers from China & USPatrick Corrigan; Fiscal Year: 2007..Data from this study will be especially important for the development of future stigma-change programs. ..
- Cervical Cancer Control in Vietnamese WomenVictoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- RISP: STIGMA AND MENTAL ILLNESSPatrick Corrigan; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Hepatitis B ESL Education for ChineseVictoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005..Participants will complete a self-administered baseline survey, just prior to receiving health education. Outcome evaluation will be based on data from an in-person follow-up survey and medical record verification...
- Liver Cancer Control Among North American ChineseVictoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006..If effective, our outreach intervention could be used by health care facilities and community organizations serving less acculturated Chinese in North America. ..
- Hepatitis B ESL Education for ChineseVictoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2009..Participants will complete a self-administered baseline survey, just prior to receiving health education. Outcome evaluation will be based on data from an in-person follow-up survey and medical record verification...
- Evaluation of a Hepatitis B Outreach Intervention for CambodiansVictoria M Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2010..The outreach will be delivered by lay health workers and will include the following components: A home visit, use of an educational pamphlet and a motivational DVD, and tailored counseling and logistic assistance. ..
- Occupational Skin Disease Among Minority FarmworkersThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, a clinic study will use telemedicine procedures to diagnosis OSD among 150 farm-workers who present at migrant clinics and delineate the risks associated with these diagnoses. ..
- Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among LatinosSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Alcohol-Related HIV Risks among South African WomenKathleen J Sikkema; Fiscal Year: 2010..Guided by Social Action Theory, we will examine structural, social, and individual level influences on women's drinking and HIV risks. ..
- Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South AfricaSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009..culturally tailored risk reduction intervention or (b) a time and contact matched standard of care HIV and health education session. Participants will be followed for 15 months post intervention...
- HIV Treatment Adherence Intervention for People with Poor Literacy SkillsSeth C Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2010..Effective strategies for improving adherence in patients with poor health literacy must be tailored to achieve optimal adherence and therefore viral suppression. ..
- Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable DataThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
- Tobacco Control in S.Africa: Prevention and Capacity Bu*Ken Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older AdultsThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- LA FAMILIA REDUCING FARMWORKER PESTICIDE EXPOSUREThomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004..while the results of the project are disseminated to regional and national farmworker groups, to those providing health care to farmworkers, and in the research literature. ..
- HIV TREATMENT ADHERENCE FOR PERSONS WITH LOW-LITERACYSeth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
- Qigong Effects on Fatigue & Cognitive Function after Treatment for Breast CancerLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Rapid Responses to Problem Drinking on College CampusesSCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007..Although the environmental intervention should be more than one year, the minimum time would be one academic year with a one year follow up. A pilot study with a historically black college or university is also proposed. ..
- Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South AfricaLeickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Gender Norms and Partner Selection: HIV/STI Risk Among urban YouthSUSAN GAIL SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..The study will enhance our understanding of the mechanisms of sexual risk behaviors among this population at a heightened risk for HIV and sexually transmitted infections. ..
- Ethnic Dance & Screen Time Reduction to Prevent Weight Gain in Latina GirlsThomas N Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2010..The control group will receive an "active-placebo" information-based health education intervention...
- HEALTH PROMOTION THROUGH BLACK CHURCHESKen Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2004..Recruitment and retention of participants will be maximized by several strategies including incentives for each church, and the use of church liaisons to assist in participant recruitment and tracking. ..
- Distribution of the Costs of Antimicrobial Resistant InfectionsELAINE LUCILLE LARSON; Fiscal Year: 2010..The analyses will match patients with resistant infections (hospital- and community-acquired) to susceptible patients and to uninfected patients. _^ ..
- Cancer Control Dissemination Research Among State-Level Policy MakersRoss Brownson; Fiscal Year: 2009..Upon completion, our study will provide policy-relevant dissemination strategies that can be adapted to other settings and risk factors. ..
- Reducing Teen Risky Behavior: A Clinic-Based ApproachVincent Guilamo Ramos; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Tailored Interactive Intervention to Increase CRC ScreenSally Vernon; Fiscal Year: 2006..Telephone follow-up and medical record review will be conducted 6 months after delivery of the intervention to ascertain completion of CRCS. ..
- Weight loss maintenance in primary careMichael Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Northwest Pennsylvania Adolescent Alcohol Research Cooperative (Phase II)Duncan B Clark; Fiscal Year: 2010..CADSUD requires limited practitioner training and, if proven effective, could be readily disseminated. ..
- Gender, Relationship Dynamics, and HIV RiskDon Operario; Fiscal Year: 2006..Findings will contribute toward developing a theory-driven, culturally appropriate relationship-focused HIV prevention intervention with these groups. ..
- Prolonged Smoking Cessation Using Prescription Step CareRobert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2007..It is predicted that long-term cessation rates will be significantly higher in the step care conditions, with the highest cessation rate in the combined behavioral/pharmacologic step care group. ..
- Intervention to Improve Expression of End of Life Preference for Homeless PersonsJohn Song; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Prevention of Obesity at Universities:A Randomized TrialMichael R Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Altering Dietary Patterns in Preschool ChildrenRoss Brownson; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will build upon our longstanding and successful partnership with Parents As Teachers, a national parent education agency that will disseminate H5-Kids through over 2000 PAT-affiliated sites across all 50 states. ..
- EFFECT OF SELF-REGULATORY EDUCATION ON WOMEN WITH ASTHMANoreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..