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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-11-28T08:01:12-0500
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of comprehensive behavior on cardiovascular health among obese schoolchildren. The intervention methods include dietary instruction and exe...
The focus of this study is to examine the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary impact of our customized positive psychology (PP)-based health behavior intervention in a group of pat...
The focus of this study is to examine the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of a customized, combined positive psychology and motivational interviewing (PP-MI) health behavior interve...
Through the internet and mobile phone SMS technology, and by using the Health Action Process Approach model as a theoretical backdrop, this 8-week theory-based intervention study aimed at ...
The focus of this study is to examine the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary impact of a customized, combined positive psychology and motivational interviewing (PP-MI) health beha...
This intervention sought to bring about a dietary behavior change among individuals who are vulnerable to negative health outcomes and behaviors. Using a randomized controlled trial, we examined the e...
Background In order to effectively facilitate behavior change, it is essential to conduct health promotion programs on self-efficacy. Given the importance of the role of teachers in fostering the next...
This randomized controlled trial study was conducted to determine whether two different seating interventions would reduce exposure to whole-body vibration (WBV) and improve associated health outcomes...
Providing health care services has always been considered as a hazardous job due to a number of reasons. The risk of blood-borne viruses and the importance of their prevention has led to the formulati...
Hepatitis B (HB) is one of the major public health problems and a major cause of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a model-based e...
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Persons with no known significant health problems who are recruited to participate in research to test a new drug, device, or intervention as controls for a patient group. (from http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/recruit/volunteers.html, accessed 2/14/2013)
The health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group. These populations are often geographic regions, such as nations or communities, but they can also be other groups. (From Am J Public Health. 2003 March; 93(3): 380–383)
A study that compares a group of participants receiving an intervention with a similar group from the past who did not.