school health services

Summary

Summary: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The role of schools in obesity prevention
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    Future Child 16:109-42. 2006
  2. pmc Effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents: systematic review of controlled trials
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
    BMJ 335:703. 2007
  3. pmc Effect of school based physical activity programme (KISS) on fitness and adiposity in primary schoolchildren: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Susi Kriemler
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
    BMJ 340:c785. 2010
  4. ncbi School-based interventions on childhood obesity: a meta-analysis
    Consuelo Gonzalez-Suarez
    Centre for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 37:418-27. 2009
  5. ncbi Promoting physical activity participation among children and adolescents
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 29:144-59. 2007
  6. pmc Schools and obesity prevention: creating school environments and policies to promote healthy eating and physical activity
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S 2nd Street, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Milbank Q 87:71-100. 2009
  7. ncbi Impact of the project P.A.T.H.S. In the junior secondary school years: individual growth curve analyses
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:253-66. 2011
  8. ncbi A policy-based school intervention to prevent overweight and obesity
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Suite 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e794-802. 2008
  9. ncbi Physical education and physical activity: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Sarah 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
  10. pmc Improving educational achievement and anaemia of school children: design of a cluster randomised trial of school-based malaria prevention and enhanced literacy instruction in Kenya
    Simon Brooker
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trials 11:93. 2010

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  1. ncbi The role of schools in obesity prevention
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA
    Future Child 16:109-42. 2006
    ..But some states are now mandating and promoting more physical activity in schools. School health services can also help address obesity by providing screening, health information, and referrals to students, ..
  2. pmc Effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents: systematic review of controlled trials
    Esther M F van Sluijs
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Sciences, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
    BMJ 335:703. 2007
    ..To review the published literature on the effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity in children and adolescents...
  3. pmc Effect of school based physical activity programme (KISS) on fitness and adiposity in primary schoolchildren: cluster randomised controlled trial
    Susi Kriemler
    Institute of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Basel, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
    BMJ 340:c785. 2010
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a school based physical activity programme during one school year on physical and psychological health in young schoolchildren...
  4. ncbi School-based interventions on childhood obesity: a meta-analysis
    Consuelo Gonzalez-Suarez
    Centre for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 37:418-27. 2009
    ..Over the past decade, childhood obesity has been recognized as an increasing health problem worldwide. It is a predictor of obesity during adulthood, which is strongly linked to chronic lifestyle diseases...
  5. ncbi Promoting physical activity participation among children and adolescents
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 29:144-59. 2007
    ..Further evidence of the effectiveness of interventions promoting young people's physical activity in family and community settings is needed...
  6. pmc Schools and obesity prevention: creating school environments and policies to promote healthy eating and physical activity
    Mary Story
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, 1300 S 2nd Street, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Milbank Q 87:71-100. 2009
    ..S. history. Schools offer many opportunities to develop strategies to prevent obesity by creating environments in which children eat healthfully and engage regularly in physical activity...
  7. ncbi Impact of the project P.A.T.H.S. In the junior secondary school years: individual growth curve analyses
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, P R C
    ScientificWorldJournal 11:253-66. 2011
    ..The present findings strongly suggest that the Project P.A.T.H.S. is making an important positive impact for junior secondary school students in Hong Kong...
  8. ncbi A policy-based school intervention to prevent overweight and obesity
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Suite 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e794-802. 2008
    ..The prevalence and seriousness of childhood obesity has prompted calls for broad public health solutions that reach beyond clinic settings. Schools are ideal settings for population-based interventions to address obesity...
  9. ncbi Physical education and physical activity: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Sarah 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...
  10. pmc Improving educational achievement and anaemia of school children: design of a cluster randomised trial of school-based malaria prevention and enhanced literacy instruction in Kenya
    Simon Brooker
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trials 11:93. 2010
    ..This study aims to evaluate the impact of school-based malaria prevention and enhanced literacy instruction on the health and educational achievement of school children in Kenya...
  11. pmc Effect of school-based physical activity interventions on body mass index in children: a meta-analysis
    Kevin C Harris
    Department of Pediatrics, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 180:719-26. 2009
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the effect of school-based physical activity interventions on body mass index (BMI) in children...
  12. ncbi The Norwegian School Fruit Programme: evaluating paid vs. no-cost subscriptions
    Elling Bere
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Box 1046 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Prev Med 41:463-70. 2005
    ..This study reports the effect of providing Norwegian school children with free fruit or vegetables every school day and the effect of an existing fee-based School Fruit Programme...
  13. ncbi Dutch obesity intervention in teenagers: effectiveness of a school-based program on body composition and behavior
    Amika S Singh
    Department of Public Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:309-17. 2009
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  14. ncbi The reliability and validity of the Adolescent Physical Activity Recall Questionnaire
    Michael L Booth
    NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Sydney at The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2124, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1986-95. 2002
    ..This study assessed the test-retest reliability and validity of the Adolescent Physical Activity Recall Questionnaire (APARQ) among 13- and 15-yr-old Australians...
  15. ncbi Physical activity levels of Hungarian children during school recess
    Nicola D Ridgers
    Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Henry Cotton Campus, 15 21 Webster Street, Liverpool, L3 2ET, UK
    Prev Med 49:410-2. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine physical activity levels and patterns of physical activity across daily school recess periods, and the contribution of recess to daily physical activity...
  16. ncbi School-based prevention of depressive symptoms: A randomized controlled study of the effectiveness and specificity of the Penn Resiliency Program
    Jane E Gillham
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:9-19. 2007
    ..In the 3rd school, PRP did not prevent depressive symptoms. The authors discuss the findings in relation to previous research on PRP and the dissemination of prevention programs...
  17. ncbi School wellness policies: perceptions, barriers, and needs among school leaders and wellness advocates
    Peggy Agron
    California Department of Public Health, PO Box 997377, MS 7211, Sacramento, CA 95899 7377, USA
    J Sch Health 80:527-35; quiz 570-2. 2010
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  18. ncbi Early effects of the federally mandated Local Wellness Policy on school nutrition environments appear modest in Colorado's rural, low-income elementary schools
    Elaine S Belansky
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver, 13001 E 17th Pl, Campus Box C 245, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1712-7. 2010
    ..Schools need more information about evidence-based practices, as well as technical and financial assistance for implementation...
  19. ncbi International school-based interventions for preventing obesity in children
    M Sharma
    Health Promotion and Education, University of Cincinnati, 526 Teachers College, Cincinnati, OH 45221 0002, USA
    Obes Rev 8:155-67. 2007
    ..Most published interventions (16) used experimental designs with at least 1-year follow-up. Recommendations from international settings for enhancing the effectiveness of school-based childhood obesity interventions are presented...
  20. ncbi The Banishing Obesity and Diabetes in Youth (BODY) Project: description and feasibility of a program to halt obesity-associated disease among urban high school students
    Victoria Sweat
    Department of Psychiatry, Brain, Obesity, and Diabetes Laboratory BODyLab, New York University School of Medicine, 145 East 32nd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Community Health 37:365-71. 2012
    ..The BODY Project is a feasible program for urban schools with a SBHC. This may allow effective prevention of T2DM, and CVD from dyslipidemia and hypertension...
  21. pmc Evidence, theory and context--using intervention mapping to develop a school-based intervention to prevent obesity in children
    Jennifer J Lloyd
    Institute for Health Service Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:73. 2011
    ..Clear documentation of the rationale, process of development and content of such interventions is essential to enable other researchers to understand why interventions succeed or fail...
  22. pmc Implementation of Texas Senate Bill 19 to increase physical activity in elementary schools
    Steven H Kelder
    School of Public Health, University of Texas at Houston, Austin Regional Campus, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S221-47. 2009
    ..Results underscore the importance of continued monitoring of enacted legislation, and that legislation for child health that focuses on school programs and policies requires funding and refinement to produce the intended effect...
  23. ncbi School-based HIV prevention programmes for African youth
    Melanie 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...
  24. ncbi Clustering of health-related behaviors and their determinants: possible consequences for school health interventions
    Carin H Wiefferink
    TNO Quality of Life, P O Box 2215, 2301 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Prev Sci 7:127-49. 2006
    ..Besides, the direction in which health educators should look for a more efficient instructional design is indicated...
  25. ncbi The impact of schools and school programs upon adolescent sexual behavior
    Douglas Kirby
    ETR Associates, P O Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
    J Sex Res 39:27-33. 2002
    ..Other studies reveal that there is very broad support for comprehensive sex- and HIV-education programs, and accordingly, most youth receive some amount of sex or HIV education. However, important topics are not covered in many schools...
  26. ncbi School-based obesity prevention programs: an evidence-based review
    Jonathan A Kropski
    Vanderbilt Center for Evidence based Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1009-18. 2008
    ..This review seeks to examine the effectiveness of school-based programs for reducing childhood overweight or obesity...
  27. ncbi School-based health education programs can be maintained over time: results from the CATCH Institutionalization study
    Deanna M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Med 38:594-606. 2004
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  28. ncbi Predicting physical activity intention and behaviour among children in a longitudinal sample
    Ryan E Rhodes
    University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:3146-56. 2006
    ..05). These data suggest that childhood may be a formative stage for the development of physical activity cognitions and that promoting physical activity in children may require normative and control-based intervention...
  29. ncbi School-based interventions for childhood and adolescent obesity
    M Sharma
    Health Promotion and Education, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221 0002, USA
    Obes Rev 7:261-9. 2006
    ..Recommendations for enhancing the effectiveness of school-based childhood obesity interventions are presented...
  30. pmc Promotion of physical activity among high-school girls: a randomized controlled trial
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 730 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1582-7. 2005
    ..Our study examined the effects of a comprehensive school-based intervention on physical activity among high-school girls...
  31. ncbi A controlled trial of a school-based Internet program for reducing depressive symptoms in adolescent girls
    Richard O'Kearney
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 26:65-72. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the benefits of a self-directed Internet intervention for depression (MoodGYM) delivered as a part of the high school curriculum...
  32. ncbi Efficacy and effectiveness of school-based prevention and early intervention programs for anxiety
    Alison L Neil
    Centre for Mental Health Research, Building 63 Eggleston Road, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 29:208-15. 2009
    ..Further quality school-based research is required that involves longer-term follow-up, the use of attention control conditions and evaluates teacher delivery...
  33. pmc Evaluation of the healthy schools program: Part I. Interim progress
    Margaret Beam
    RMC Research Corporation, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E65. 2012
    ..The 4-year program targets schools with predominantly low-income, African American, or Hispanic students...
  34. ncbi Effects of a cognitive-behavioural internet program on depression, vulnerability to depression and stigma in adolescent males: a school-based controlled trial
    Richard O'Kearney
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:43-54. 2006
    ..These include how to ensure enough of the program is received and that people who could potentially benefit access the program and continue to remain engaged with it, and how to enhance the sustainability of any benefits...
  35. ncbi Prevention in the first place: schools a setting for action on physical inactivity
    P J Naylor
    School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC V8W 3P1, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 43:10-3. 2009
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  36. ncbi School-based overweight preventive intervention lowers incidence of disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:865-9. 2007
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  37. pmc PRALIMAP: study protocol for a high school-based, factorial cluster randomised interventional trial of three overweight and obesity prevention strategies
    Serge Briancon
    Nancy University, Paul Verlaine Metz University, Paris Descartes University, EA4360 Apemac, Nancy, France
    Trials 11:119. 2010
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  38. ncbi Sexually active students' willingness to use school-based health centers for reproductive health care services in North Carolina
    Tamera Coyne-Beasley
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:196-202. 2003
    ..We investigate sexually active students' willingness to seek these services at SBHCs if available and predictors of willingness to seek services...
  39. ncbi Impact of a health education program for secondary school Saudi girls about menstruation at Riyadh city
    Ebtisam M Fetohy
    Health Administration and Behavioral Sciences Dep, High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Egypt
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 82:105-26. 2007
    ..360, 0.252 respectively). The study recommended the replication of the same program among elementary, preparatory, and other secondary schools for improvement of students' menstrual knowledge, attitudes and practice...
  40. ncbi Examination of trends and evidence-based elements in state physical education legislation: a content analysis
    Amy A Eyler
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Sch Health 80:326-32. 2010
    ..To develop a comprehensive inventory of state physical education (PE) legislation, examine trends in bill introduction, and compare bill factors...
  41. ncbi Gimme 5 fruit, juice, and vegetables for fun and health: outcome evaluation
    T Baranowski
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:96-111. 2000
    ..A theory-based school nutrition education program can help change children's FJV consumption and impact factors at home that predispose to FJV consumption, but changes were small, and their persistence is unknown...
  42. ncbi Schools for health, education and development: a call for action
    Kwok Cho Tang
    WHO, HQ, Switzerland
    Health Promot Int 24:68-77. 2009
    ..It also suggests further joint actions required for the implementation of the Statement...
  43. ncbi Reliability and validity of the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2000 questionnaires
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MS K 33, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 73:29-37. 2003
    ..CDC will use these results to revise the SHPPS 2000 questionnaires and will consider alternative methods of data collection to improve the quality of data collected in future versions of SHPPS...
  44. ncbi Disseminating health promotion practices in after-school programs through YMCA learning collaboratives
    Jean L Wiecha
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:190-8. 2010
    ..We describe the perceived usefulness of a learning collaborative for translating obesity prevention science into practice at YMCA after-school programs...
  45. ncbi School predictors of the intensity of implementation of school-based prevention programs: results from a national study
    Allison Ann Payne
    Department of Sociology, Villanova University, PA, USA
    Prev Sci 7:225-37. 2006
    ..Implications of these findings are discussed...
  46. ncbi The impact of a school-based obesity prevention trial on disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls
    S Bryn Austin
    Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:225-30. 2005
    ..To assess the impact of an obesity prevention intervention on use of self-induced vomiting/laxatives (purging) and diet pills to control weight in girls in early adolescence...
  47. ncbi Transparency and oversight in local wellness policies
    Jamie F Chriqui
    Bridging the Gap Program and Health Policy Center, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1747 W Roosevelt Rd, M C 275, Room 558, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    J Sch Health 81:114-21. 2011
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  48. ncbi Overview and summary: School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Laura Kann
    Surveillance and Evaluation Research Branch, Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Sch Health 77:385-97. 2007
    ..The School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) 2006 is the largest, most comprehensive assessment of school health programs in the United States ever conducted...
  49. ncbi Predicting the life-time benefit of school-based smoking prevention programmes
    Mark Jit
    Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Addiction 105:1109-16. 2010
    ..We explored whether delaying the age at which someone initiates smoking may have life-time benefits by increasing the likelihood of quitting in later life...
  50. ncbi Evaluation of project P.A.T.H.S. (Secondary 1 Program) by the program participants: findings based on the Full Implementation Phase
    Daniel T L Shek
    Centre for Quality of Life, Hong Kong Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Adolescence 43:807-22. 2008
    ..The present study provides additional support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  51. pmc From concept to practice: using the School Health Index to create healthy school environments in Rhode Island elementary schools
    Deborah N Pearlman
    Rhode Island Department of Health, Division of Disease Prevention and Control, 3 Capitol Hill, Cannon Bldg, Fourth Floor, Providence, RI 02908, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A09. 2005
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  52. pmc Evidence-based development of school-based and family-involved prevention of overweight across Europe: the ENERGY-project's design and conceptual framework
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:276. 2010
    ..Schools are an important setting for health promotion in this age group, but school-based interventions mostly fail to target and involve the family environment...
  53. ncbi Opportunities and challenges in school-based sex and sexual health education in Nepal
    D R Acharya
    Epidemiology Group, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 7:445-53. 2009
    ..Key words: Sex education, education, school, adolescence, Nepal...
  54. ncbi Sex education as health promotion: what does it take?
    Herman P Schaalma
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Arch Sex Behav 33:259-69. 2004
    ..Health promoters should acknowledge these challenges and facilitate the adoption and implementation of effective sexual health promotion programs by targeting communities and legislators...
  55. ncbi The outlook is G.R.E.A.T.: What educators say about school-based prevention and the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program
    Dana Peterson
    School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, USA
    Eval Rev 28:218-45. 2004
    ..R.E.A.T. program in particular. Results from this survey have important implications for the plethora of prevention programs currently located in American schools...
  56. ncbi Qualitative evaluation of the project P.A.T.H.S. based on junior secondary school students in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:511-25. 2010
    ..In conjunction with the previous research findings, the present study provides further support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S. in promoting holistic development in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong...
  57. ncbi The economic effect of Planet Health on preventing bulimia nervosa
    Li Yan Wang
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:756-62. 2011
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  58. pmc Preventing childhood obesity: two year follow-up results from the Christchurch obesity prevention programme in schools (CHOPPS)
    Janet James
    Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth, BH7 7DW
    BMJ 335:762. 2007
    ..To assess the long term effects of an obesity prevention programme in schools...
  59. ncbi Influence of general self-efficacy on the effects of a school-based universal primary prevention program of depressive symptoms in adolescents: a randomized and controlled follow-up study
    Patrick Pössel
    University of Tuebingen at Tuebingen, Germany
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:982-94. 2005
    ..Depressive disorders in adolescents are a widespread and increasing problem. Prevention seems a promising and feasible approach...
  60. ncbi School-based intervention acutely improves insulin sensitivity and decreases inflammatory markers and body fatness in junior high school students
    Michael Rosenbaum
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:504-8. 2007
    ..Risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) include obesity, family history, dyslipidemia, a proinflammatory state, impaired insulin secretory capacity, and insulin resistance...
  61. ncbi Evaluation of universal, indicated, and combined cognitive-behavioral approaches to the prevention of depression among adolescents
    Jeanie K Sheffield
    School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, and Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:66-79. 2006
    ..There were also no significant intervention effects for the universal intervention in comparison with no intervention for the total sample of students in those conditions...
  62. pmc School-based programs: lessons learned from CATCH, Planet Health, and Not-On-Tobacco
    Adele Franks
    Prevention Research Centers Office, MS K45 DACH NCCDPHP CDC, 3005 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A33. 2007
    ..The authors provide advice based on lessons learned from these programs to those who wish to work with young people in schools...
  63. ncbi Action Schools! BC: a school-based physical activity intervention designed to decrease cardiovascular disease risk factors in children
    Katharine E Reed
    School of Human Kinetics and Cardiovascular Physiology and Rehabilitation Laboratory, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Prev Med 46:525-31. 2008
    ..Our secondary objective was to determine the percentage of children with elevated CVD risk factors...
  64. ncbi Increasing active travel to school: are we on the right track? A cluster randomised controlled trial from Sydney, Australia
    Li Ming Wen
    Health Promotion Service, Sydney South West Area Health Service Level 9, King George V Building, Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050 Australia
    Prev Med 47:612-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a program to increase walking to and from school...
  65. ncbi Research Review: Can we justify the widespread dissemination of universal, school-based interventions for the prevention of depression among children and adolescents?
    Susan H Spence
    Department of Psychology, Division of Linguistics and Psychology, Macquarie University, Australia
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:526-42. 2007
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  66. ncbi Dissemination and adoption of the Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH): a case study in Texas
    D M Hoelscher
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 7:90-100. 2001
    ..This article describes the dissemination of CATCH in Texas, including the theoretical framework, strategies used, and lessons learned. To date (Fall 2000), CATCH materials have been adopted by more than 728 elementary schools in Texas...
  67. ncbi School-based research and initiatives: fruit and vegetable environment, policy, and pricing workshop
    Simone A French
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Prev Med 39:S101-7. 2004
    ..Federal policies provide little regulation of foods sold outside the school meals program. State and district policies are also limited, and few specifically address fruit and vegetable availability...
  68. ncbi Subjective outcome evaluation based on secondary data analyses: the project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:224-37. 2010
    ..11%) were also reported. The present study replicated the findings reported in previous studies and suggests that the Tier 1 Program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. is beneficial to the development of the program participants...
  69. pmc Design and evaluation protocol of "FATaintPHAT", a computer-tailored intervention to prevent excessive weight gain in adolescents
    Nicole P M Ezendam
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:324. 2007
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  70. pmc The role of school health centers in health care access and client outcomes
    Samira Soleimanpour
    University of California, San Francisco, Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, 3333 California St, Suite 265, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1597-603. 2010
    ..We describe the impact of school health centers in Alameda County, California, on adolescents' access to care and their mental and physical health outcomes...
  71. ncbi Integrating research, policy, and practice in school-based physical activity prevention programming: the School Health Action, Planning, and Evaluation System (SHAPES) Physical Activity Module
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Division of Preventive Oncology at Cancer Care Ontario in Toronto, Ontario
    Health Promot Pract 10:254-61. 2009
    ..SHAPES enables researchers and stakeholders to identify what interventions work, in what contexts, with what students...
  72. ncbi A randomized placebo-controlled trial of a school-based depression prevention program
    Sally Merry
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:538-47. 2004
    ..To conduct a placebo-controlled study of the effectiveness of a universal school-based depression prevention program...
  73. ncbi Repeated school-based screening for sexually transmitted diseases: a feasible strategy for reaching adolescents
    D A Cohen
    Departments of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    Pediatrics 104:1281-5. 1999
    ..To determine whether repeated school-based screening and treatment for chlamydia and gonorrhea will decrease the prevalence of infection among students...
  74. ncbi Teachers' beliefs about mental health needs in inner city elementary schools
    Heather J Walter
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60614 and the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:61-8. 2006
    ..To survey teachers' beliefs about mental health service needs in inner city elementary schools...
  75. ncbi Ten-year follow-up of the Cretan Health and Nutrition Education Program on children's physical activity levels
    Yannis Manios
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70, El Venizelou Ave, 176 71 Kallithea, Athens, Greece
    Prev Med 43:442-6. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of a 6-year school-based intervention program, implemented on the island of Crete, on children's physical activity levels at the end of the intervention and at a follow-up examination 4 years after program's cessation...
  76. pmc (S)Partners for Heart Health: a school-based program for enhancing physical activity and nutrition to promote cardiovascular health in 5th grade students
    Joseph J Carlson
    Department of Radiology, Division of Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:420. 2008
    ..Secondary aims include promoting school staff and parental support for heart health to help children achieve their goals and to provide experiential learning and service for MSU health profession students for academic credit...
  77. pmc A randomized controlled trial testing the effectiveness of a universal school-based depression prevention program 'Op Volle Kracht' in the Netherlands
    Yuli R Tak
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University, Montessorilaan 3, 6525 HR Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:21. 2012
    ..In this study the effectiveness of OVK will be tested and possible mediators of program effects will be focus of study as well...
  78. ncbi School-linked sexual health services for young people (SSHYP): a survey and systematic review concerning current models, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and research opportunities
    J Owen
    ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:1-228, iii-iv. 2010
    ..Report based on a service-mapping study and a systematic review concerning sexual health services for young people, either based in or closely linked to schools...
  79. ncbi Fitness and health of children through sport: the context for action
    Lyle Micheli
    Division of Sports Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:931-6. 2011
    ..These programmes have also been used successfully to enhance the lives of the young participants by means other than improving physical health...
  80. ncbi Sexual health services in school: a project in a multi-agency drop-in
    Barbara Richardson-Todd
    Ipswich Primary Care Trust
    J Fam Health Care 16:17-20. 2006
    ....
  81. pmc Safer choices 2: rationale, design issues, and baseline results in evaluating school-based health promotion for alternative school students
    Susan R Tortolero
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:70-82. 2008
    ..This paper describes the rationale, study design, and baseline results for the Safer Choices 2 program...
  82. ncbi Preventing sexually transmitted infections among adolescents: 'the glass is half full'
    Ralph J Diclemente
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:39-43. 2006
    ..Given the disproportionate burden of sexually transmitted infections for adolescents, there is an urgent need to identify effective prevention programs...
  83. ncbi School-based and school-linked sexual health education and promotion in Canada
    Douglas McCall
    Canadian Association for School Health
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 26:596-605. 2004
  84. pmc A healthy school start - parental support to promote healthy dietary habits and physical activity in children: design and evaluation of a cluster-randomised intervention
    Gisela Nyberg
    Division of Intervention and Implementation Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:185. 2011
    ..At present, there is a lack of effective parental support programmes for improvement of diet and physical activity and prevention of obesity in children...
  85. pmc Direct and indirect effectiveness of influenza vaccination delivered to children at school preceding an epidemic caused by 3 new influenza virus variants
    W Paul Glezen
    Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:1626-33. 2010
    ..This field trial examines the effectiveness of school-based clinics for vaccine delivery before an epidemic caused by 3 new influenza virus variants not contained in the vaccine...
  86. pmc Effect of school-based interventions on physical activity and fitness in children and adolescents: a review of reviews and systematic update
    S Kriemler
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel, Socinstr 59, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 45:923-30. 2011
    ..School-based interventions are thought to be the most universally applicable and effective way to counteract low physical activity (PA) and fitness although there is controversy about the optimal strategy to intervene...
  87. pmc A policy and environmental response to overweight in childhood: the impact of Gold Medal Schools
    Brad L Neiger
    Department of Health Science, 221F Richards Building, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A132. 2008
    ..As a result, overweight in childhood and adolescence has become a substantial health problem that requires effective health promotion programs and interventions...
  88. ncbi A controlled trial of a school-based intervention to improve asthma management
    D C McCann
    School of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Eur Respir J 27:921-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, a whole-school intervention can improve the health of children with asthma when followed with support for all children but effects are likely to be modified by sex and the home environment...
  89. ncbi Integrative review of school-based childhood obesity prevention programs
    Wanda Zenzen
    Delta College, University Center, MI, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 23:242-58. 2009
    ..All 16 studies applied healthy lifestyle education. Nine of 16 studies integrated family involvement into the obesity intervention. Nine of 16 studies (56%) evaluated the effect of their intervention on body mass index...
  90. ncbi Health services: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006
    Nancy 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.
  91. ncbi Factors predicting behavioral response to a physical activity intervention among adolescent females
    Genevieve Fridlund Dunton
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA91803, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:411-22. 2007
    ..To determine whether individual factors influenced rates of physical activity change in response to a school-based intervention...
  92. pmc Identification and education of adolescents with asthma in an urban school district: results from a large-scale asthma intervention
    Adam Davis
    American Lung Association of California, 1900 Powell Street, Suite 800, Emeryville, CA 94608, USA
    J Urban Health 85:361-74. 2008
    ..A system such as the one described may be an effective public health strategy for school districts, health departments, and community coalitions addressing asthma or other conditions with high childhood prevalence...
  93. ncbi Partners in school asthma management: evaluation of a self-management program for children with asthma
    L Kay Bartholomew
    Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 7000 Fannin, 25th Floor, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Sch Health 76:283-90. 2006
    ....
  94. ncbi Kickin' Asthma: school-based asthma education in an urban community
    Sheryl Magzamen
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, 50 University Hall, 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    J Sch Health 78:655-65. 2008
    ....
  95. pmc Outcomes for a comprehensive school-based asthma management program
    Lynn B Gerald
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249 7337, USA
    J Sch Health 76:291-6. 2006
    ..More intensive methods of medical management, such as school-based health centers or supervised asthma therapy, might prove more effective in inner-city schools...
  96. ncbi Surveillance, screening, and reporting children's BMI in a school-based setting: a legal perspective
    Kevin W Ryan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S83-8. 2009
    ....
  97. ncbi The effects of drug abuse prevention at school: the 'Healthy School and Drugs' project
    Pim Cuijpers
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht
    Addiction 97:67-73. 2002
    ..This programme is currently being used by 64-73% of Dutch secondary schools and it is estimated that at least 350000 high school students receive this intervention each year...
  98. ncbi Sun protection policies and environmental features in US elementary schools
    David B Buller
    Center for Health Communication, AMC Cancer Research Center, 1600 Pierce St, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Arch Dermatol 138:771-4. 2002
    ..To assess current sun protection policies and the receptiveness to new policies at elementary schools in the United States...
  99. ncbi The effects of a school-based intervention on the self-care and health of African-American inner-city children with asthma
    Barbara Velsor-Friedrich
    Department of Health Promotion, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University, Chicago, IL 60626 5385, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 19:247-56. 2004
    ..However, significant differences were found between the groups on health outcomes. Recommendations for future research and clinical practice are discussed...
  100. ncbi A randomized controlled trial using the school for anti-inflammatory therapy in asthma
    Mark Warren Millard
    Asthma and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Asthma 40:769-76. 2003
    ....
  101. ncbi Serving the underserved: school-based asthma intervention programs
    Sandra C Christiansen
    Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Asthma 39:463-72. 2002
    ..Strategies are required that can specifically address the needs of underserved communities. We review the underlying rationale and progress of school-based programs designed to assist asthmatic children...

Research Grants21

  1. Substance Use Prevention Media Literacy High School Curriculum
    JANIS KUPERSMIDT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This project will result in the development of a commercially available, teacher-friendly, educational tool with empirically-tested results. ..
  2. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
  3. Online Health Education Curriculum Resource Center
    Janice Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A plan for the long-term development and sustainability of the resource center will be developed as part of the project. ..
  4. Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Social Comparison Uses Scale
    BETH TIGGES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. A School Nurse-Delivered Intervention for Overweight and At Risk Adolescents
    Lori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If the results of this exploratory study prove promising, the efficacy of the intervention will be evaluated in a large scale randomized controlled trial. ..
  6. CHILDREN'S INTERACTIVE ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LAB
    Michael Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. WISCONSIN CANCER CONTROL PROJECT
    Henry Anderson; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Evaluation will measure the cancer control data analysis, the planning process and program results...
  8. TRIAL OF ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS - FIELD CENTER
    Russell Pate; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study will uniquely and markedly expand our knowledge of promotion, determinants, and health benefits of physical activity in middle school girls. ..
  9. Enhancing Quality in Expanded School Mental Health
    Mark Weist; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Year 3 will focus on analyses, writing and broad dissemination of findings and lessons learned through the CSMHA's networks. ..
  10. CASE CONTROL STUDY OF OSTEOSARCOMA AND FLUORIDE EXPOSURE
    Edward Fitzgerald; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  11. Obesity in school staff:Participatory environmental model
    Judith Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Beyond improving the health status of school personnel, healthy teachers have the potential to create an optimistic school climate, serve as role models to students, and reinforce positive health messages. ..
  12. Web-based 5-A-Day Education for High School Students
    TARA COUSINEAU; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If such a program demonstrated effectiveness, school personnel would likely regard it as a cost-effective way to increase F&V consumption among high school students. ..
  13. HLTH SCI PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE MIDDLE/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
    RITA VOLTMER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..They will earn a $40/day stipend for each institute attended, receive full fee waivers, and $100 of classroom materials to use in their district. Miami University has committed a significant cost-sharing for this project...
  14. School-based expressive writing intervention trials for youth exposed to violence
    WENDY L KLIEWER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  15. PREVENTING HIV: A CD-ROM PROGRAM FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION
    Jennifer Wells; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..g., middle and high school health clinics, special education services and classes, state, county, and city health departments and STD clinics, Planned Parenthood clinics. ..
  16. Impact of Non-Commercialism Policy in Seattle Schools
    Donna Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Helping to implement and evaluate a real-life policy holds greater promise for sustainability and for building coalitions between researchers, public health agencies and public schools . ..
  17. MEASURING QUALITY OF CARE FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN
    Michael Seid; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. The Proyecto Bienestar Laredo: Translating Knowledge and Experience Into Practice
    ROBERTO P TREVINO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Proven the effectiveness of this program, we can translate this project to other communities along the Texas-Mexico border ..
  19. Distance Education Approach to Delivering All Stars, Sr
    Melodie Fearnow Kenney; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Students will be measured at three points in time over a one-year period to assess changes in mediators and the prevalence and frequency of substance use. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. PROJECT DISH PHASE 1
    WILLIE AUSTIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Evaluation plans include a range of formative and summative measures related to the four major goals, including surveys, observation instruments, interviews, and provisions for informal feedback. ..
  21. Improving Quality in Medication Management in Schools
    JULIA LEAR; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Recommendations will be published on the Web and in hard copy and disseminated to organizations, agencies and policy makers at all levels of government. ..