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Roberts-Dobie, Susan - - 2009
In order to determine the factors which had the strongest influence on students' choice to major in Health Promotion, 80 Health Promotion students completed a questionnaire related to when they chose the major, how they discovered the major, and the strength certain influences had on their choice. The most prominent ...
Tappe, Marlene - - 2009
Advocacy for health and health education is both a professional and an ethical responsibility of health educators. Therefore, advocacy-related training must be integrated into the curricula of undergraduate and graduate health education programs. The purpose of this article is to provide rationale, strategies, and resources for incorporating advocacy training in ...
Tahlil, Teuku - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to determine whether there was a relationship between viewing sexual messages/images in the media and participation in sexual behaviors. A self-report questionnaire was used to elicit information from 586 college students. Results indicated the majority of students had viewed sexual messages/images in media and ...
Lewis-Moss, Rhonda - - 2009
African Americans continue to die prematurely from preventable health conditions. The current study examined the health knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of African American adolescents and applied the socio-ecological model to those health needs. Three hundred and three African American adolescents aged 12-19 were surveyed. The results showed that the health ...
Smith, Matthew - - 2009
Survey research methodologies are frequently employed in health education. Advancements in health education research and practice are attributed to researchers' ability to effectively measure social variables. An analysis of content published in four health education journals over two years was conducted using a 26-point rubric. Of articles meeting inclusion criteria, ...
Price, Michelle - - 2009
Objective: This paper describes the development and proposed behavioral theory underlying Shattered Dreams, a school-based intervention aimed at reducing underage drinking and alcohol-related crashes. The program has been widely disseminated; however, few published studies have conceptualized the underlying behavioral change mechanisms.
Wright, Tim - - 2009
The aim of this study was to determine the principal barriers to participation in health promotion programs for older adults using three samples of subjects: program participants, non-participants, and administrators of retirement facilities and senior centers. Results showed that the main barriers to program participation for older adults were health ...
Lienhard, Siegfried - - 2009
Fidora, Alexander - - 2009
Hopkins, Will - - 2009
Amongst journals specializing in sport and exercise, the gold medal for the highest impact factor this year went for the first time to American Journal of Sports Medicine (3.6). Making a substantial improvement since last year, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise was second equal with Exercise and Immunology ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2009
A governor in the brain that limits drive to muscles would explain why we can't normally exercise to the point of collapse, but better explanations include self-limiting mechanisms to protect the periphery and intolerable sensations of heat and breathlessness to protect the brain. Moreover, it is reasonably clear that cardiac ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2009
This conference was noteworthy for the focus on sport and exercise science and the youthful enthusiasm of the attendees. Don't miss the 2010 meeting in Turkey. Acute Effects: choking in penalty shoot-outs; benefits of pre-cooling, sodium loading, post-activation potentiation, and warm-ups; no benefit of compression garments. Coaching: coach-captain relationship, athlete ...
Seiler, Stephen - - 2009
Endurance training involves manipulation of intensity, duration, and frequency of training sessions. The relative impact of short, high-intensity training versus longer, slower distance training has been studied and debated for decades among athletes, coaches, and scientists. Currently, the popularity pendulum has swung towards high-intensity interval training. Many fitness experts, as ...
Elmer, Steven - - 2009
Filtering raw biomechanical data to remove noise is a key first step that must be performed prior to further biomechanical analysis. Raw biomechanical data are usually filtered to remove noise above a specified cutoff frequency, a process known as "low pass filtering". The concept of frequency content within a signal ...
Hopkins, Will - - 2009
Statistical guidelines and expert statements are now available to assist in the analysis and reporting of studies in some biomedical disciplines. We present here a more progressive resource for sample-based studies, meta-analyses and case studies in sports medicine and exercise science. We offer forthright advice on the following controversial or ...
Croft, James - - 2009
Many sport scientists are starting to apply the tools and concepts of non-linear dynamics, dynamical systems theory, chaos theory, and thermodynamics to analysis of sport behavior. One aim of this meeting was to encourage and promote such applications. Four main themes recurred throughout the conference: nonlinear dynamics of individual movement ...
Jones, Camille - - 2009
The increasing emphasis on school-based mental health services is likely to increase the demand for school psychologists to provide counseling with students. Providing counseling in the school context can be challenging, especially given time constraints and limited number of sessions. Solution-focused brief counseling (SFBC) is an approach that warrants consideration ...
Hart, Shelley - - 2009
The development of social and emotional competence is crucial for students. Second Step is a curriculum designed to promote prosocial development and prevent violence. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of implementing one unit of the Second Step curriculum (Impulse Control and Problem Solving). A controlled, ...
Earhart, James, - - 2009
The positive psychology movement seeks to understand student strengths that may facilitate success or promote resilience. However, a positive psychology view is not intended to completely ignore negative factors that may be affecting children, so traditional assessments of mental illness remain important. As methods of assessment improve and enhance our ...
Eklund, Katie - - 2009
Universal screening is one strategy to enhance the early identification of behavioral and emotional problems among youth. Although it appears to be effective, it is unclear if universal screening is more or less effective than current teacher referral practices. Thus, the purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness ...
Renshaw, Tyler - - 2009
Universal screening of emotional and behavioral problems among students warrants further consideration by school professionals. School-based universal screening may provide opportunities for early identification and intervention, ultimately preventing the development of more severe problems and promoting more positive outcomes in the future. The Behavioral and Emotional Screening System (BESS) is ...
Lilles, Elena - - 2009
The transition into kindergarten is important because it sets the foundation for future academic achievement. Identifying a child's readiness at school entry and intervening appropriately facilitates positive academic outcomes. The Kindergarten Student Entrance Profile (KSEP) is a school district developed universal screening measure used to assess children's readiness for school. ...
Neseth, Hans - - 2009
The current migration of Latino/as into the United States has many schools struggling to meet the unique academic needs of this particular group of students. Previous research suggests level of acculturation and perceived social support impact mathematics achievement amongst Latino/a students. The current study employed hierarchical and simultaneous multiple regression ...
O'Malley, Meagan - - 2009
In an effort to understand how schools are coping with incidents of peer victimization, this study explored the types of related interventions currently being offered by public schools in Northern California. School psychologists' perceptions of the importance of the available interventions were also examined (N = 96). The interventions reported ...
Furlong, Michael - - 2009
Resilience and other positive psychological constructs are gaining attention among school psychologists. Theoretically, external assets (e.g., support from caring adults, participation in meaningful activities) help to meet youths' basic developmental needs, which, in turn, promote the growth of internal assets (e.g., ability to problem solve, empathize with others). Despite this ...
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