Randomized trial of two dissemination strategies for a skin cancer prevention program in aquatic settings.

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Glanz, K., Escoffery, C., Elliott, T., & Nehl, E.J. (2015). Randomized trial of two dissemination strategies for a skin cancer prevention program in aquatic settings. American Journal of Public Health, 105, 1415-1423.
Objectives. We compared 2 strategies for disseminating an evidence-based skin cancer prevention program.  Methods. We evaluated the effects of 2 strategies (basic vs enhanced) fo…

Diffusion of an Effective Skin Cancer Prevention Program: Design, Theoretical Foundations, and First-Year Implementation.

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Glanz, K., Steffen, A., Elliott, T., & O'Riordan, D. (2005). Diffusion of an Effective Skin Cancer Prevention Program: Design, Theoretical Foundations, and First-Year Implementation. Health Psychology, 24(5), 477–487.
This article describes the design and theoretical foundations of the Pool Cool Diffusion Trial and reports 1st-year findings. Aims of the study are to evaluate the effects of 2 st…

A randomized trial of skin cancer prevention in aquatics settings: The pool cool program.

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Glanz, K., Geller, A.C., Shigaki, D., Maddock, J. E., & Isnec, M.R., (2002). A randomized trial of skin cancer prevention in aquatics settings: The pool cool program. Health Psychology, 21(6), 579-587.
Skin cancer is increasing, and prevention programs are essential. This study evaluated the impact of a skin cancer prevention program on sun-protection habits and swimming pool en…

Creating SunSmart schools.

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Giles-Corti, B., English, D. R., Costa, C., Milne, E., Cross, D., & Johnston, R., (2004). Creating SunSmart schools. Health Education Research, 19(1), 98-109.
Kidskin was a sun-protection intervention study involving 1776 children attending 33 primary schools in Perth, Western Australia. There were three study groups: a control group, a…

Evaluation of the SunWise school program.

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Geller, A., Rutsch, L., Kenausis, K., & Zhang, Z., (2003). Evaluation of the SunWise school program. The Journal of School Nursing, 19(2), 93-99.
Melanoma, the most fatal form of skin cancer, is rising at rates faster than all other preventable cancers in the United States. Childhood exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light incre…

Impact of skin cancer prevention on outdoor aquatics staff: The Pool Cool program in Hawaii and Massachusetts

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Geller, A. C., Glanz, K., Shigaki, D., Insec, M. R., Sun, T., & Maddock, J., (2001). Impact of skin cancer prevention on outdoor aquatics staff: The Pool Cool program in Hawaii and Massachusetts. Preventive Medicine, 33, 155-161.
Background. Aquatic staff, including lifeguards, are exposed to intense sunlight for many hours each day and are likely to be at a relatively high risk for developing skin cancer.…

Skin cancer risk factors among primary school children: Investigations in Western Hungary.

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Feher, K., Carcato, M. C., Prantner, I., Dombi, Z., Burkali, B., Paller, J., Ramazzotti, V., Sperduti, I., Nadasi, E., Parragi, K., menyhart, I., Natali, P. G., & Ember, I., (2010). Skin cancer risk factors among primary school children: Investigations in Western Hungary. Preventive Medicine, 51, 320-324.
Objective. To evaluate the factors associated with sunburns and with sun protection practice in Hungarian primary school children.  Method. We investigated children's (the median…

The relationship between sun protection policy and associated practices in a national sample of early childhood services in Australia.

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Ettridge, K. A., Bowden, J. A., Rayner, J. M., & Wilson, C. J., (2011). The relationship between sun protection policy and associated practices in a national sample of early childhood services in Australia. Health Education Research, 26(1), 53-62.
Limiting exposure to sunlight during childhood can significantly reduce the risk of skin cancer. This was the first national study to assess the sun protection policies and practi…

Making sporting clubs healthy and welcoming environments: A strategy to increase participation.

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Eime, R. M., Payne, W. R., & Harvey, J. T., (2008). Making sporting clubs healthy and welcoming environments: A strategy to increase participation. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 11, 146-154.
Sporting clubs are an ideal setting to promote community-wide participation in physical activity. Using the principles of the Ottawa Charter as a guide, this study explored the fa…

The relationship between sun protection policies and practices in schools with primary-age students: The role of school demographics, policy comprehensiveness and SunSmart membership.

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Dono, J., Ettridge, K. A., Sharplin, G. R., & Wilson, C. J., (2014). The relationship between sun protection policies and practices in schools with primary-age students: The role of school demographics, policy comprehensiveness and SunSmart membership. Health Education Research, 29(1), 1-12.
Schools can implement evidence-based sun protection policies that guide practices to help protect children from harmful sun exposure. This national study assessed the relationship…

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