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Title: Effect of a health promotion course on health promoting behaviours of university students
Authors: Altun, I.
Issue Date: 2008
Language: English
Abstract: The purpose of this pilot study in Turkey was to determine the effects of a health promotion course on enhancement of self-care agency and health-promoting behaviours of University of Kocaeli students. A group of 41 civil engineering students attended a 15-week course developed by the investigator, which included 30 hours of classroom lectures. The success of the education was measured by pre- and post-intervention tests using the Exercise of Self-care Agency scale and the Health Promotion Lifestyle Profile II scale. After the course, the self-care agency and health-promoting lifestyle scores of the university students increased significantly. University students with the lowest scores before the course displayed the most progress after the course
Description: 880-887
Keywords: Behavior
Educational Measurement
Life Style
Subject: Health Promotion
ISSN: 1020-3397
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