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Submissions from 2011

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Anthropological Insights on Effective Community-Based Coalition Practice: An Introduction, Chad T. Morris and John S. Luque

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Characteristics of ‘Tween’ Participants and Non-Participants in the VERB™ Summer Scorecard Physical Activity Promotion Program, Jen Nickelson, Moya L. Alfonso, Robert J. McDermott, Elizabeth C. Bumpus, Carol A. Byrant, and Julie A. Baldwin

Perceived Job Satisfaction and Job Stress, and Their Effect on Health: A Pilot Study of Women in the Workplace, J. Pinkston and Joanne Chopak-Foss

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Dining Out: A Nutrition Activity, Amy Jo Riggs, Bridget F. Melton, and Helen W. Bland

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HIPAA’s Role in E-Mail Communications between Doctors and Patients: Privacy, Security, and Implications of the Bill, James H. Stephens and Anthony V. Parrillo

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A Needs Assessment to Develop Community Partnerships: Initial Steps Working with a Major Agricultural Community, Ashley D. Walker, Jill Bezyak, Elizabeth Gilbert, and April Trice

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Using Photovoice with NGO Workers in Sierra Leone: A Case for Community Based Research, Ashley D. Walker and Jody Oomen-Early

A Descriptive Study of Relief Behaviors of Persons with Migraine Headaches, K. Welchel, Joanne Chopak-Foss, and Helen W. Bland

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Effective Lifestyle Habits and Coping Strategies for Stress Tolerance among College Students, Paul D. Welle and Helen W. Bland

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Salud es Vida: Development of a Cervical Cancer Education Curriculum for Promotora Outreach With Latina Farmworkers in Rural Southern Georgia, Kristen J. Wells, John S. Luque, Branko Miladinovic, Natalia Vargas, Yasmin Asvat, Richard G. Roetzheim, and Ambuj Kumar

Submissions from 2010

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A Qualitative Study of Stressors, Stress Symptoms, and Coping Mechanisms Among College Students Using Nominal Group Process, Helen W. Bland, Bridget F. Melton, and Stephen Patrick Gonzalez

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Drive Alive: Teen Seat Belt Survey Program, Katie M. Burkett, Steve Davidson, Carol Cotton, James Barlament, Laurel Loftin, James H. Stephens, Martin Dunbar, and Ryan Butterfield

Colorectal Cancer Screening Behavior Including Demographic Characteristics in Five Georgia Counties, Kelley G. Chester, L. H. Gunn, and Gerald R. Ledlow

Leadership Execution: Perfection vs. Implementation, M. N. Coppola and Gerald R. Ledlow

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Application Of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Asset Mapping to Locate Colorectal Cancer Screening Resources in the Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network (TBCCN), Clement K. Gwede, Beverly G. Ward, John S. Luque, Susan T. Vadaparampil, Desiree Rivers, Dinorah Martinez-Tyson, Shalewa A. Noel-Thomas, and Cathy D. Meade

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Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills and Applications, Gerald R. Ledlow and Nicholas M. Coppola

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Barbers Against Prostate Cancer: A Feasibility Study for Prostate Cancer Education in an Urban African American Community, John S. Luque, Brian M. Rivers, Maisha Kambon, Ronald Brookins, B. Lee Green, and Cathy D. Meade

The Growing Problem in College Students: Obesity, Bridget F. Melton, Yasar Bodur, and R. C. Clouse

Addressing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic in Southeastern Georgia through a Community Coalition - An Applied Approach, Bridget F. Melton, Daniel R. Czech, Amy Jo Riggs, Starla McCollum, Marlo Rouse-Arnett, A. Barry Joyner, Elaine S. Marshall, and Melinda L. Czech

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Trends in Physical Activity Interest in the College and University Setting, Bridget F. Melton, Andrew R. Hansen, and Jonathon Gross

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The Relation between Adolescent Self Assessment of Health and Risk Behaviors: Could a Global Measure of Health Provide Indications of Health Risk Exposures?, Stephen Nkansah-Amankraa and Ashley D. Walker

Children Insurance Disparity in Georgia: In Comparison With Other States Using Data from the National Survey of Children’s Health, Hani Samawi and James H. Stephens

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Canceling the Radiologist Contract, James H. Stephens

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Real Healthcare Reform: Focus on Primary Care Access, James H. Stephens and Gerald R. Ledlow

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Real Healthcare Reform: Focus on Primary Care Access, James H. Stephens and Gerald R. Ledlow

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We Have to Do Something for Ourselves": Using Photovoice and Participatory Action Research to Assess the Barriers to Abandoned Child and Orphan Caregiving in Sierra Leone, Ashley D. Walker and Jody Oomen-Early

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Body Image Perceptions Among Sorority and Non-Sorority Women at a Rural Southeastern University, Kiley Winston-Morgan, Joanne Chopak-Foss, and Laura Gunn

Submissions from 2009

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Incorporating Weight Management Curriculum into Physical Activity Courses, K. Hice, Bridget F. Melton, Helen W. Bland, Stephen J. Rossi, and Daniel R. Czech

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Valuing Volunteers: The Impact of Volunteerism on Hospital Performance, Renee B. Hotchkiss, Myron D. Fottler, and Lynn Unruh

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Achievement and Satisfaction in Blended Learning Versus Traditional, Bridget Melton, Helen Bland, and Joanne Chopak-Foss

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Suicidal Behaviors, Self Rated Health and Multiple Health Risk Behaviors Among Adolescents: Exploring New Perspectives With High School Students in Suicide Prevention Research, Stephen Nkansah-Amankraa, Ashley D. Walker, and Alena Clark

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Vitamin C Concentration, Syneresis and Consumer Perceptions of a Fermented Dairy Product Upon Fortification with Cucumber and Raspberry, Ann C. Onyenwoke, Joelle E. Romanchik-Cerpovicz, Laura D. Frost, and Helen W. Bland

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The Health System of the Russian Federation, James H. Stephens, Alexander V. Sergeev, and Elena A. Plantova

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Non-Governmental Organizations in Global Health, Johnson M. Walker and Gerald R. Ledlow

Submissions from 2008

Factors Affecting Obesity Among High School Students in Rural Georgia: Nutritional Practices, Helen W. Bland, J. Welle, and Amy Jo Riggs

Behavior Change: A Lifestyle Change, Daniel R. Czech, A. V. Parrillo, and Bridget F. Melton

Colon, Breast and Prostate Cancer Screening Behavior and Status in Bulloch County, Georgia., Gerald R. Ledlow and Kelley Chester

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Decision Making and Communication, Gerald R. Ledlow and James H. Stephens

Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Bridget F. Melton

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Stress Management Activity: Stigma Box. In Lois Ritter, Bridget F. Melton

Using Blended Learning in Health Education Instruction, Bridget F. Melton, Joanne Chopak-Foss, and Swati Raychowdhury

Higher Education Administration's Role in Obesity Prevention, Bridget F. Melton and M. J. Ludwig

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The Communication and Rhetoric of Terrorism, Dan H. O'Hair, R. Heath, K. Ayotte, and Gerald R. Ledlow

Submissions from 2007

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Promotion of couples' voluntary counselling and testing for HIV through influential networks in two African capital cities, Susan Allen, Etienne Karita, Elwyn Chomba, David L. Roth, Joseph Telfair, Isaac Zulu, Leslie Clark, Nzali Kancheya, Martha Conkling, Rob Stephenson, Brigitte Bekan, Katherine Kimbrell, Steven Dunham, Faith Henderson, Moses Sinkala, Michel Carael, and Alan Haworth

Your Fitness, Daniel R. Czech, James L. McMillan, Bridget F. Melton, A. V. Parrillo, Amy J. Riggs, and Stephen J. Rossi

Your Health, Daniel R. Czech, A. V. Parrillo, and Bridget F. Melton

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Episiotomy and Obstetric Trauma in Nevada: Evidence from Linked Hospital Discharge and Birth Data, Gulzar H. Shah, Joseph A. Greenway, and Wei Yang

Submissions from 2006

Rural Teens Communication With Their Parents on Sexual Health Issues, Joanne Chopak-Foss and Anthony V. Parrillo

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Addressing the overweight and obesity epidemic: A physically active lifestyle approach, Daniel R. Czech, A. V. Parrillo, and Bridget F. Melton

Behavior Change: A Lifestyle Change, Daniel R. Czech, A. V. Parrillo, and Bridget F. Melton

A longitudinal follow-up study of participants in cervical and prostate health education programs in Southeast Georgia, Gerald R. Ledlow

Evaluation of an Integrated Model for Managing Asthma Among Children, Anthony V. Parrillo, Stuart H. Tedders, C. Reavis, and Andrew R. Hansen

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Sexism and Gender Discrimination at Work in Pakistan: Rhetoric or Reality?, Gulzar H. Shah and N. Zaman

Submissions from 2005

Rural Parents Communication with Middle – and High-School Teens on Sexual Health Issues: A Pilot Investigation in a Private School, Joanne Chopak-Foss, Anthony V. Parrillo, Marlo Rouse-Arnett, and Marian Tabi

Submissions from 1999

Assessing the Perceived Importance of Preparing Health Educators to Teach Adult Learners, Helen W. Bland and Catherine A. Hansman

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Eating Disorders: No Longer Trapped by Food, Sara Oswalt and Helen W. Bland

Submissions from 1998

Disease Mnemonics: A Learner-Centered Activity, Helen W. Bland and M. K. Ludwig

Around the World of Addictions: An Adolescent Perspective, Helen W. Bland and K. O'Rourke

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Predicting Alcohol and Tobacco Use in a Sample of Rural Adolescents, Joanne Chopak-Foss, Judith R. Vicary, and Lisa J. Crockett

The Use of Multimodal Teaching Techniques to Enhance Meaningful Understanding of Rehabilitation Concepts, N. M. Glover and Helen W. Bland

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Need for HIV Home Testing Kit Option and Education, Sara Oswalt, Helen W. Bland, LaKeisha Minter, and Shannon Glover

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An Assessment of Disaster Preparedness Among Rural Residents Along a Major Fault Line, Dale O. Ritzel, Carl L. Hanson, Helen W. Bland, and Mark J. Kittleson

Submissions from 1997

Sharing the Vision of Health Education, Community Health Education: A Process and Product, Helen W. Bland, D. Hamilton, D. Whitt, and D. Herceg

Disordered Eating: An Overview for the Health and Physical Education Practitioner, Joanne Chopak-Foss and Barton P. Buxton

Sharing the Vision of Health Education, D. Hamilton, Helen Bland, S. Pajaro, and T. Moore

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Educational Strategies for Eating Disorders Prevention, D. Hamilton, Joanne Chopak-Foss, and Helen W. Bland

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Risk Factors for Disordered Eating in Athletes, Wanda Koszewski, Joanne Chopak-Foss, and Barton P. Buxton

Submissions from 1996

Knowledge, Behavior and Attitudes of College Student Athletes Regarding HIV/AIDS: Implications for Health Educators, Joanne Chopak-Foss, J. C. Andersen, and L. D. Bryant

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Timing of First Sexual Intercourse: The Role of Social Control, Social Learning, and Problem Behavior, Lisa J. Crockett, C. Raymond Bingham, Joanne Chopak-Foss, and Judith R. Vicary

Submissions from 1995

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A Content Analysis of the First Year of the HEDIR List: Implications for the Future, Helen W. Bland, Mark J. Kittleson, and Roberta J. Ogletree

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Philosophical Trends in Health Education: Implications for the 21st Century, Helen W. Bland, Robert D. Russell, and Mark J. Kittleson

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AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Joanne Chopak-Foss

Submissions from 1994

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Impact of College Health Education and Physical Education Courses on Personal Wellness, Helen W. Bland and Mark J. Kittleson

Submissions from 1993

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Pregnancy Prevention in Early Adolescence: A Developmental Perspective, Lisa J. Crockett and Joanne Chopak-Foss

Submissions from 1989

Gid Kolaboratris Pou Fe Edikasyon Nan Domen LaSante, Helen W. Bland

Submissions from 1986

Chan ak Istwa Pou Edikasyon Sante: Yon Pwogram Pou Prepare Promote Sante an Ayiti, B. Weaver and Helen W. Bland