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The use of health fairs in health promotion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21721953     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Health fairs have been a typical intervention for most worksite and community health promotion programs. They are often one of the first types of intervention selected for use. Historically, they can be traced back to public health interventions conducted at 19th century county and state fairs, and have shown considerable sustaining resilience over time. A proposed 21st-century modification includes the concept of virtual health fairs, which use the Internet and provide a cyber version of the traditional health fair. Various programming strategies are proposed that have the potential to enhance the behavior change, risk mitigation, and economic return associated with health fairs.
Authors:
Alice Burron; Larry S Chapman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of health promotion : AJHP     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0890-1171     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Health Promot     Publication Date:    2011 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-04     Completed Date:  2011-09-01     Revised Date:  2011-09-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701680     Medline TA:  Am J Health Promot     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  TAHP1-TAHP8, TAHP11     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
2BFIT, Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Health Fairs*
Health Promotion / methods*
Humans
Internet*
Occupational Health*
Occupational Health Services / methods*
Public Health
Workplace

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