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O'Rourke, Thomas - - 2009
Cunningham, George - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of teacher sex and student sex on perceptions of fit and teacher effectiveness. Students (43 women, 55 men) enrolled at a large public university in the Southwest United States participated in an experimental study in which they viewed a women's ...
Eddy, James - - 2009
A new paradigm of Work Place Health Promotion has entered the arena of public health education. Health Coaching is an attempt to influence personal choices and behaviors that promote health. However, the process is based on proprietary training and entails one-on-one interviews to elicit preferences and obstacles to healthy choices. ...
Perko, Mike - - 2009
Health educators have much to be excited about if the debate and legislation on healthcare continues to focus on prevention. The potential of resources and jobs would be a boon for the profession not to mention further legitimacy for practitioners. Without question health education advocacy efforts helped in some respects ...
Olson, Amy - - 2009
Studies have indentified many benefits of worksite health promotion programs such as decreased injuries, absenteeism, and increased productivity. However, employee participation rates remain low in many worksite health promotion programs. This article reviews barriers to participation in both comprehensive and selective programs, and suggests potential strategies to overcome these barriers.
Ickes, Melinda - - 2009
Obesity is a major public health problem with one of the at-risk groups identified as employees at worksites. Behavioral and environmental influences have played the largest role in the contribution to obesity, and have been stressed to be the greatest areas for prevention efforts. Benefits of worksite wellness programs include ...
Bibeau, Daniel - - 2009
Employee wellness programs are popular among employers because they have the potential to lead to positive outcomes for the employees and the organization. Moving from a public policy to local implementation, or the process of 'operationalizing, 'presents a challenge within most organizations. The case study presented here provides an illustration ...
Tagoe, Michael - - 2009
This study assesses knowledge, attitudes and behaviour in respect of risk of HIV infection of students through behavioral surveillance survey. The study used the systematic sampling approach to select 375 students. Interviews and focus group discussions were conducted to solicit information from respondents. The study found out that the students ...
Reynolds, Grace - - 2009
The Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act (SACPA), also known as Proposition 36, was implemented statewide in 2001 in California. This legislation remands non-violent drug offenders to drug treatment rather than prison or jail.
Ransom, Pamela - - 2009
We pilot-tested a street-level study of availability of physical resources to assess ethnic disparities in community capacity for cancer prevention in forty Brooklyn, NY, census tracts with high proportions of White, African American, or Jamaican immigrant populations. Interns with GIS maps made street-level inventories of food retailers, fast-food restaurants, and ...
Limbu, Yam - - 2009
This article examines consumers' attitudes toward Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) advertising of prescription drugs that are influenced by the use different types of DTC ads and product involvement. Our findings suggest that product involvement and the type of DTC ad are significant predictors of consumers' attitudinal responses toward DTC advertising. High involvement ...
Cordasco, Kristina - - 2009
Objective: To evaluate the relationship between health literacy and age in chronically-ill inpatients at a safety-net hospital.
Mutee-ul-Rehman - - 2009
Skelton, Ian - - 2009
Krawchenko, Tamara - - 2009
Gerrans, Paul - - 2009
Financial literacy in the general Australian population and how to improve it is now firmly on the national agenda, partly as a result of compulsory superannuation. This paper reports the results of a pilot study which explored the financial literacy levels and superannuation knowledge of Indigenous Australians living in an ...
Humpel, Nancy - - 2009
The first Australian baby boomers are staging to retire. Consequently, it is essential to develop and apply a strong evidence base to facilitate their successful retirement and ongoin9 wellbeing. This review focuses on recent literature on pre-retirement baby boomers to identify available research findings and gaps to be filled on ...
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