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Recent Articles in Public Health Education and Promotion
Evaluation Of Lift Up Your Voice! Advocacy Training For Older Adults And Their Caregivers: Executive Summary, Alison Gottlieb, Nina M. Silverstein, Kelli Barton University of Massachusetts Boston
Evaluation Of Lift Up Your Voice! Advocacy Training For Older Adults And Their Caregivers: Executive Summary, Alison Gottlieb, Nina M. Silverstein, Kelli Barton
Gerontology Institute Publications
The Lift Up Your Voice! (LUYV) training, a component of Community Catalyst’s effort to support the Campaign for Better Care (CBC), is designed to mobilize grassroots advocacy structures of vulnerable older adults by directly engaging and empowering older adults and their caregivers. The goal of the evaluation is to assess the effectiveness LUYV in recruiting potential advocates, educating them about the health care reform, empowering them via advocacy skills training, and engaging them in state-based CBC activities.
Pb1807 Bed Bugs: What Schools Need To Know, Karen Veil University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Pb1807 Bed Bugs: What Schools Need To Know, Karen Veil
Insects, Pests, Plant Diseases and Weeds
No abstract provided.
Life Cafe, Michelle Panko University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Life Cafe, Michelle Panko
Anthropology Undergraduate Research (COLA)
Challenges of Health and Conservation in Las Vegas
-Las Vegas is a very large and busy city, with locals operating on a very hectic agenda often times resulting with a need for instant gratification.
-Because of this, many food industries in Las Vegas tend to distribute unhealthy foods in large Quantities.
-According to the Springs preserve NV blog, Las wastes produces 9,000 tons of trash a day
The Effects Of Participation In Marching Band On Physical Activity And Physical Fitness In College Aged Men And Women, Joseph Vallee, Kristen Leander University of Rhode Island
The Effects Of Participation In Marching Band On Physical Activity And Physical Fitness In College Aged Men And Women, Joseph Vallee, Kristen Leander
Senior Honors Projects
Purpose: Regular physical activity is essential in preventing many chronic diseases and conditions including heart disease, obesity, type two diabetes and some forms of cancer. The majority of the population does not meet recommended guidelines for daily physical activity. Barriers to participation in regular physical activity include boredom and a lack of enjoyment for traditional exercises such as running. Novel forms of exercise that improve cardiorespiratory fitness and increase the number people meeting recommended guidelines has the potential to promote good health and prevent chronic disease. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to measure the effects of participating in ...
A Gap Analysis Of Mental Health And Addictions Support Services In Richmond, British Columbia — A Community-Based Research Study, Shelly Chopra McMaster University
A Gap Analysis Of Mental Health And Addictions Support Services In Richmond, British Columbia — A Community-Based Research Study, Shelly Chopra
Across Canada, mental health and addictions (MHA) has become an area of concern for health providers: it is estimated that one in five adults is affected by a mental illness or addiction. In line with the provincial Ministries of Health Services and Child and Family Development ten-year plan to address MHA in BC, a community-based MHA service gap analysis was undertaken in the present study in Richmond, BC. The primary objectives of this research project were to identify and validate gaps in MHA support services in Richmond based on the informed perspectives of MHA community service providers. In addition to ...
Canada's Aging Population: Should Students Be Worried?, Emily Milko, Sherna Tamboly McMaster University
Canada's Aging Population: Should Students Be Worried?, Emily Milko, Sherna Tamboly
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Educating And Transforming The Future Public Health Workforce: Lessons Learned From Developing & Implementing An Innovative, Interdisciplinary Mph Graduate Course For Public Health Practice, Leah Christina Neubauer, Kristin M. Jacobson DePaul University
Educating And Transforming The Future Public Health Workforce: Lessons Learned From Developing & Implementing An Innovative, Interdisciplinary Mph Graduate Course For Public Health Practice, Leah Christina Neubauer, Kristin M. Jacobson
Leah C. Neubauer
The Affordable Care Act allocated $250 million in 2010 for disease prevention via four critical priorities, including Public Health Training and Research & Tracking. Public health educators in academia have an opportunity to reexamine and reconstruct educative preparations for public health workers to adequately identify and address the environmental, social, and behavioral issues that impact health across the life span. Public health professionals are obligated to consider the larger political, social, and economic implications forces surrounding their work to affect the largest possible positive outcomes in communities ' health. This presentation will highlight the establishment of a graduate MPH course "Preparation for ...
The Core Competencies For Public Health Professionals, Center for Leadership in Public Health Practice University of South Florida
The Core Competencies For Public Health Professionals, Center For Leadership In Public Health Practice
Florida Public Health Training Center
Core competencies for public health professionals are competencies that represent a set of skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for the broad practice of public health, as they apply to front-line staff, senior-level staff, and supervisory and management staff. We will describe the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals by defining the related key terminology, reviewing how the Core Competencies are designed for all public health professionals at the various stages of their career, and presenting the Domains of the Core Competencies.
Adherence To Physical Activity Among Individuals With Or Without Cardiovascular Disease, Zyad T. Saleh University of Kentucky
Adherence To Physical Activity Among Individuals With Or Without Cardiovascular Disease, Zyad T. Saleh
Theses and Dissertations--Nursing
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major public health problem and a primary cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Regular physical activity is recommended for prevention and management of CVD. Despite the cardiovascular health benefits of physical activity most adults are physically inactive. Therefore, the aim of this dissertation was to examine the factors associated with adherence to physical activity among individuals with or without CVD.
The first paper is a report of a study conducted to examine which baseline demographic (age, gender, marital status, socioeconomic status, and place of residency), psychosocial (social support, depression, anxiety, and fatalism ...
Lessons Learned From Training Of Promotores De Salud For Obesity And Diabetes Prevention, Erica T. Sosa, Lesli Biediger-Friedman, Zenong Yin University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Lessons Learned From Training Of Promotores De Salud For Obesity And Diabetes Prevention, Erica T. Sosa, Lesli Biediger-Friedman, Zenong Yin
Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice
Background: Promotores de Salud are impactful in reducing health disparities for Hispanic communities. The purpose of this paper is to present the training process and fidelity of study protocol implementation using a promotora model for community-based diabetes prevention.
Methods: Five Hispanic bilingual promotores were recruited from a Community Health Worker program and received intensive 30-hour promotora training on how to recruit participants, lead group sessions, and support participants making behavior changes. Evaluation of the training included a survey and focus group to assess promotores’ feedback, a post-training knowledge test to assess knowledge acquired during the training and an observational assessment ...
The Characteristics Of Women Seeking Funding From The Dc Abortion Fund, Karin Elizabeth Bleeg Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, The George Washington University
The Characteristics Of Women Seeking Funding From The Dc Abortion Fund, Karin Elizabeth Bleeg
GW Research Days 2013
Objectives: To determine whether the population DCAF serves, based on current research, are those most in need of its financial services. Describe the population that DCAF is supports by age, race and ethnicity, poverty, educational attainment, union status, contraceptive method used, referral source, and number of prior pregnancies.
Methods: An adapted version of The Guttmacher Institute's National Patient Survey will be used to collect data from women who contact DCAF for financial assistance for their abortion (n=150). The data will be collected for one month and then analyzed in SPSS.
Results: Between January and March 2013 approximately 400 ...
Perceptions Of Herbal Remedies Among California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo Students, Maria Cacciatore, Kimmie Layland, Nicole Morrisey California Polytechnic State University
Perceptions Of Herbal Remedies Among California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo Students, Maria Cacciatore, Kimmie Layland, Nicole Morrisey
Many practitioners now recognize that herbal remedies can be an effective and natural alternative to the standard American, western biomedicine. The objective of our research project is to discover the perceptions about herbal remedies as alternative medicine among Cal Poly students. Specifically we ask, why are they chosen and how students gauge their effectiveness. We seek to see if students have experimented with these herbal remedies, why they chose this route for wellness, and how they value the use of herbal alternative. If we are successful in this project, we will have a greater understanding of how young educated adults ...
The Association Of Caregivers' Educational Level And Their Knowledge Of Children's Nutrition And Exercise Behavior, Hauwa Okorie, Bersabeh Medmim, Nazrat Mirza Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, The George Washington University
The Association Of Caregivers' Educational Level And Their Knowledge Of Children's Nutrition And Exercise Behavior, Hauwa Okorie, Bersabeh Medmim, Nazrat Mirza
GW Research Days 2013
Parents play an instrumental role in modeling their children's health behaviors and exposing them to new foods, and engaging them in physical activities.
To assess the association of parents' educational level on their nutritional and physical activity knowledge.
This is a cross-sectional study of 72 participants from a nutrition and wellness program targeting parents of African American preschoolers. Socio-demographic, child's nutritional and physical exercise habit survey and anthropometric data were collected from all participants at baseline.
77% of the participants were grandmothers or mothers; the mean age was 44.8 and 13% of participants ...
Living With Autism In Vietnam, Libie Motchan SIT Graduate Institute/SIT Study Abroad
Living With Autism In Vietnam, Libie Motchan
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
This paper examines the many implications of living with Autism in Vietnam on both affected children and their families. The lack of information, statistics and awareness of autism in Vietnam is reflected in the limited treatment resources available. This study calls attention upon what problems parents are most affected by what they feel needs to change. It also looks at the current sentiment and understanding of autism and its perceived causes. The results of this paper come from background research, observation at clinics and special education facilities, interviews with professionals in the fields of psychology and education, interviews with parents ...
Awareness Of Type Ii Diabetes In The Developing World: Case Study In Binh Du’O’Ng, Vietnam, Anna Hong Le SIT Graduate Institute/SIT Study Abroad
Awareness Of Type Ii Diabetes In The Developing World: Case Study In Binh Du’O’Ng, Vietnam, Anna Hong Le
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
Vietnam’s rapid economic development after 1986 forever changed the lifestyle of the Vietnamese. Economic development has highly impacted behavior, “changing from a traditional lifestyle to an industrial lifestyle [increasing] noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) : diabetes, overweight, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol disorders” (Danh, Personal Interview). With the increase of NCDs within the country, it is important to focus on awareness education that motivates the population especially those living in the urban sector to practice healthy behaviors. This study project focuses on the evaluating the reach and effectiveness of current diabetes awareness educational materials. One week was spent in Ha Noi ...
Los Factores Sociales Que Influyen En El Embarazo Y En El Uso De Anticonceptivos De Adolescentes En El Barrio 25 De Mayo, Maipú, Mendoza., Isabel Odean SIT Graduate Institute/SIT Study Abroad
International Teen Reproductive Health And Development: The Canadian First Nations Context, Michelle M. Mann Western University
International Teen Reproductive Health And Development: The Canadian First Nations Context, Michelle M. Mann
The International Indigenous Policy Journal
Women’s well-being is dependent on access to reproductive health care. Around the world, however, many women do not have adequate access to this essential health service. Barriers to accessing reproductive health services are especially problematic for Canadian First Nations youth, especially those living in rural and remote communities. This article explores the unique challenges of and approaches to teen reproductive health and sustainable development internationally. The international context of reproductive health and sustainable development can inform and set the context for a discussion of Canadian First Nations teens’ reproductive health. Of special interest is how the United Nations and ...
Male And Female Sluts: Shifts And Stabilities In The Regulation Of Sexual Relations Among Young Heterosexual Men, Michael G. Flood University of Wollongong
Male And Female Sluts: Shifts And Stabilities In The Regulation Of Sexual Relations Among Young Heterosexual Men, Michael G. Flood
Michael G Flood
No abstract provided.
Creating And Sustaining A Health And Wellness Ministry, Gary Moritz Liberty University
Creating And Sustaining A Health And Wellness Ministry, Gary Moritz
Doctoral Dissertations and Projects
This thesis will focus on creating and sustaining a health and wellness ministry within the local church. The local church should be not only a place that promotes spiritual health, but one that promotes and advocates for physical health and wellness. The thesis will outline how Capital Baptist Church (CBC) is making a growing and sustaining impact within the local church, community, and throughout the United States, while meeting a vital need in today's culture through a holistic Christian approach to life. This document will be a tool for other local churches to use in starting and sustaining a ...
Environmental And Occupational Interventions For Primary Prevention Of Cancer: A Cross-Sectorial Policy Framework, Carolina Espina, Miquel Porta, Joachim Schüz, Ildefonso Hernández Aguado, Robert V. Percival, Carlos Dora, Terry Slevin, Julietta Rodriguez Guzman, Tim Meredith, Philip J. Landrigan, Maria Neira University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Environmental And Occupational Interventions For Primary Prevention Of Cancer: A Cross-Sectorial Policy Framework, Carolina Espina, Miquel Porta, Joachim Schüz, Ildefonso Hernández Aguado, Robert V. Percival, Carlos Dora, Terry Slevin, Julietta Rodriguez Guzman, Tim Meredith, Philip J. Landrigan, Maria Neira
Nearly 13 million new cancer cases and 7.6 million cancer deaths occur worldwide each year; 63% of cancer deaths occur in low and middle-income countries. A substantial portion of all cancers are attributable to carcinogenic exposures in the environment and the workplace.
The objective of this study was to develop an evidence-based global vision and strategy for the primary prevention of environmental and occupational cancer.
The study concluded that opportunities exist to revitalize comprehensive global cancer control policies by incorporating primary interventions against environmental and occupational carcinogens.
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Health Promotion And Health Education: Nursing Students’ Perspectives, Kathleen Halcomb
The Parents' Role In Childhood Obesity, Heather Wintrup
Questionnaire Development, Sallie Newell
“La Percepción Social De Vih/Sida En Chile Y Sus Efectos”, Philip Krause
Evidence-Based Decision Making To Improve Public Health Practice, Christopher Maylahn, Ross Brownson, Jonathan Fielding
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