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12:02 EDT 16th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 180 from American journal of health promotion : AJHP


Program Measurement & Evaluation Guide: Core Metrics for Employee Health Management.


Measures that matter: considering the stakes in assessing stakeholder's values.


An interview with Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer at Cleveland Clinic. Interview by Paul Terry.


Expert panel: A discussion about environmental supports and employee policies intended to support health and how lessons from tobacco access reforms can inform food access.


Case study: How can this organization’s culture support employee health?


Let Our Voices Be Heard: Urban Minority Adolescents Share Their Perspectives Regarding Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS Prevention Messages.

Abstract Purpose . This study explored the substance abuse and human immunodeficiency virus prevention needs of urban minority adolescents. Design . Six 1-hour focus groups. Setting . Two high schools and two community-based organizations located in the city of Paterson, New Jersey. Participants . The sample included 41 African-American and Latino youth, ranging in ages from 13 to 18 years. Method . Data were collected through six focus group interviews. Each group discussion was audio-recorded and transcri...


Nonresident African-American Fathers' Influence on Sons' Exercise Intentions in the Fathers and Sons Program.

Abstract Purpose . To test the effects of a family-centered intervention for enhancing intentions to exercise among African-American boys with nonresident fathers. Design . Quasi-experimental, intervention study. Setting . Two Midwestern cities. Subjects . A total of 287 nonresident African-American fathers and their 8- to 12-year-old sons (n = 158 intervention dyads; n = 129 comparison dyads). Intervention . The Fathers and Sons Program is a 15-session family-based intervention focused on promoting the hea...


African-American and Hispanic Perceptions of HIV Vaccine Clinical Research: A Qualitative Study.

Abstract Purpose . To examine perceptions of phase-I human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vaccine trial participation among African-Americans and Hispanics in San Francisco, California. Design . Qualitative, semistructured interviews. Setting . San Francisco Department of Health. Participants . Thirty-six African-American and Hispanic men and women, 18 to 50 years of age, residing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Method . Purposive sampling using advertisements, community-based organization rosters, and snowbal...


Local Smoke-Free Public Policies, Quitline Call Rate, and Smoking Status in Kentucky.

Abstract Purpose . The study investigated the relationships among local smoke-free public policies, county-level quitline call rate, and adult smoking status. Design . A retrospective cross-sectional examination of demographic characteristics, smoking status of Kentuckians, and data from the Kentucky Tobacco Quitline were used to investigate the relationship of local smoke-free ordinances or Board of Health regulations together with county-level quitline use rates and population-level adult smoking status....


Faith-based initiatives in health promotion: history, challenges, and current partnerships.

Abstract Faith-based institutions and organizations represent a longstanding yet underutilized resource for health promotion and disease prevention efforts. The White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and its affiliated office within the Department of Health and Human Services, are the highest-profile markers of federal efforts, but most faith-health partnerships are not federally funded and date back many decades. Formal partnerships between the faith-based and public health sector...


National workplace health promotion surveys: the affordable care act and future surveys.

Abstract This commentary reviews findings from the four previous national surveys of workplace health promotion activities (1985, 1992, 1999, and 2004, respectively) and offers recommendations for future surveys mandated under the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Future surveys should place greater emphasis on assessing program quality, reach, and effectiveness. Both employer and employee input should be sought. In addition, sampling plans should differentiate worksites from employers, and results should includ...






Call for conference proposals.


In brief.


Huge "wellness incentives" are more about health plan benefit design than health promotion.

Regulations governing employers' use of financial incentives for employees who participate in health promotion programs or are successful in achieving health goals go into effect today (January 1, 2014). It is important to recognize that huge incentives have more to do with health plan design and less to do with effective strategies to improve health. Comprehensive health promotion programs need to increase awareness of the link between lifestyle and health, enhance motivation to improve health, build the s...


The art of health promotion.


In brief.


The active living research 2013 conference: achieving change across sectors: integrating research, policy, and practice.


Integrating research, legal technical assistance, and advocacy to inform shared use legislation in Mississippi.

Abstract Purpose. The purpose of this article was to describe the process by which research findings informed the successful passage of legislation designed to increase opportunities for physical activity in Mississippi, and discuss implications and lessons learned from this process. Design and Setting. The article is descriptive and conceptual, and addresses the collaborative process by which research, legal technical assistance, and advocacy informed and shaped shared use legislation in Mississippi. Subje...


Designing and Implementing a Regional Active Transportation Monitoring Program Through a County-MPO-University Collaboration.

Abstract Purpose. This article describes a unique effort underway in San Diego County to establish a regional nonmotorized data collection system in support of long-range planning for bicycle and pedestrian systems, and physical activity promotion and monitoring. Design. Case study of a novel approach to siting a regional active travel data collection program. Setting. San Diego County, California. Subjects. None. Intervention. Installation of 54 automated bicycle and pedestrian counting units at 35 sites a...


Academic-practice partnerships for active living: the healthy hawaii initiative.


Taking physical activity to the streets: the popularity of ciclovía and open streets initiatives in the United States.


Transforming Out-of-School Time Environments: The Y's Commitment to Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards.


Activating Places for Physical Activity: When "Honey Go Outside and Play" Isn't Enough.

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