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Session: Health Education Research
3420.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Health Education Research
Research is the foundation of all health education and this session provides information about current research in the field. Presenters will address topics such as: Seat Belt use among young African-Americans, promoting daily physical activity in Japan, and use of the Transtheoretical Model for healthy weight management. Researchers will also discuss how they have used peer health educators in delivering information about universal alcohol and drug abuse prevention and intervention services as part of medical care and how one group of researchers partnered with community-based organizations to improve health.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Describe the process of conducting formative research for designing and disseminating tailored behavior change interventions. 2. Discuss the importance and application of theory in designing behavioral change interventions. 3. Assess the various methodologies used to evaluate behavioral change interventions.
Moderator(s):Lisa M. Carlson, MPH, CHES
4:30 PMMaking it click: Seat belt use among young African Americans  [ Recorded presentation ]
Andrea D. Bradley-Ewing, MPA, MA, Kathleen J. Goggin, PhD
4:45 PMPromoting daily physical activity by encouraging stair using banners in Japan  [ Recorded presentation ]
Takuo Nomura, PhD, PT, Yoshinobu Yoshimoto, PT, Yoshiteru Akezaki, PT, Yutaka Tomita, PT, Takashi Hamakubo, PT, Ryo Fujiwara, OT, Takao Higashi, PT, Atsushi Sato, PhD
5:00 PMDevelopment and dissemination of Transtheoretical model-based intervention materials for healthy weight management behaviors
Sharon J. Dyment, MPH, Leanne M. Mauriello, PhD, Carol O. Cummins, MEd, MLIS, Sara S. Johnson, PhD
5:15 PMIntegrating behavioral and physical healthcare: Using peer health educators to deliver substance abuse prevention and intervention services as a routine part of medical care  [ Recorded presentation ]
Karin Omark, EdM, Linda Peek, Dennis Kelso, PhD
5:30 PMNeighborWalk: A Boston Steps program
Angie LI Cradock, ScD, Amanda Wilson, BA, Alison El-Ayadi, MPH, Mary Jane Williams, MS, Anne McHugh, MS, Steve Gortmaker, PhD, Roger Swartz, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Academic Public Health Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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