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Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion
Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion, Second Edition, introduces students to common theories from behavioral and social sciences that are currently being used in healthExpand
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Mindfulness-based stress reduction for healthy individuals: A meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND An increasing number of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) studies are being conducted with nonclinical populations, but very little is known about their effectiveness. OBJECTIVEExpand
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Gaming disorder: Its delineation as an important condition for diagnosis, management, and prevention
Online gaming has greatly increased in popularity in recent years, and with this has come a multiplicity of problems due to excessive involvement in gaming. Gaming disorder, both online and offline,Expand
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Yoga as an Alternative and Complementary Approach for Stress Management
  • M. Sharma
  • Medicine
  • Journal of evidence-based complementary…
  • 1 January 2014
Stress has become a global public health problem. Yoga offers one possible way of reducing stress. The purpose of this study was to look at studies from 2011 to May 2013 and examine whether yoga canExpand
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After-School Based Obesity Prevention Interventions: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature
The purpose of this article was to review primary prevention interventions targeting childhood obesity implemented in the after school environment from 2006 and 2011. A total of 20 interventions wereExpand
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Viable methods for evaluation of community-based rehabilitation programmes
  • M. Sharma
  • Medicine
  • Disability and rehabilitation
  • 18 March 2004
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to discuss some viable and practically feasible methods for evaluation of community-based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes in developing country settings.Expand
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Predictors of leisure-time physical activity among African American women.
OBJECTIVES To examine the extent to which social support and self-efficacy were related to the duration of leisure-time physical activity in a sample of African American women. METHODS Two hundredExpand
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A Theory of Planned Behavior Research Model for Predicting the Sleep Intentions and Behaviors of Undergraduate College Students
The purpose of this study was to operationalize the constructs of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) to predict the sleep intentions and behaviors of undergraduate college students attending aExpand
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Effectiveness of a school-based nutrition and food safety education program among primary and junior high school students in Chongqing, China
Background: Health behavioral patterns, especially eating patterns, established in childhood often carry over into adulthood, and some of the unhealthy ones are later associated with adult morbidityExpand
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Theory of Reasoned Action & Theory of Planned Behavior in Alcohol and Drug Education
In the mid to late 1960s Martin Fishbein (1965, 1967), a social psychologist at University of Illinois at Urbana, originated the idea of the relationship between beliefs and attitudes. In theExpand
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