Child sun protection: Sun-related attitudes mediate the association between children’s knowledge and behaviours.

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Wright, C., Reeder, A.I., Gray, A., & Cox, B., (2008). Child sun protection: Sun-related attitudes mediate the association between children’s knowledge and behaviours. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44, 692-698.
Aim: To describe and investigate the relationship among the sun-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of New Zealand primary schoolchildren and consider the roles of sex and…

Australian adolescents’ compliance with sun protection behaviours during summer: The importance of the school context.

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Williams, M., Jones, S.C., Caputi, P., & Iverson, D. (2011). Australian adolescents’ compliance with sun protection behaviours during summer: The importance of the school context. Health Promotion International, 27(1), 15-19.
Adolescents exhibit significantly lower sun protection behaviours than adults in Australia. While many studies have assessed the sun protection behaviours of adolescents during su…

Translation of a ski school sun safety program to North American ski and snowboard schools.

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Walkosz, B.J., Buller, D.B., Andersen, P.A., Scott, M.D., Liu, X., Cutter, G.R., & Dignan, M.B., (2015). Translation of a ski school sun safety program to North American ski and snowboard schools. Health Promotion Practice, 16(4), 560-570.
Health promotion programs that develop and implement strategies to promote sun safety practices to children have the potential to reduce skin cancer occurrence later in life. Go S…

Dissemination of go sun smart in outdoor recreation: Effect of program exposure on sun protection of guests at high-altitude ski areas.

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Walkosz, B.J., Buller, D.B., Andersen, P.A., Scott, M.D., Dignan, M.B., Cutter, G.R. Liu, X., & Maloy, J.A. (2014). Dissemination of go sun smart in outdoor recreation: Effect of program exposure on sun protection of guests at high-altitude ski areas. Journal of Health Communication, 19, 999-1016.
Go Sun Smart is a theory-based health communication program designed to influence sun-protection behaviors of employees and guests at high-altitude ski areas to reduce skin cancer…

Long-term increase in sunscreen use in an Australian community after a skin cancer prevention trial.

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van der Pols, J.C., Williams, G.M., Neale, R.E., Clavarino, A., & Green, A.C. (2006). Long-term increase in sunscreen use in an Australian community after a skin cancer prevention trial. Preventive Medicine, 42, 171-176.
Background. Given the public health burden of skin cancer in white populations, an increase in sun protective behavior is needed. In a high- risk community, we assessed long-term …

School sun-protection policies - does being SunSmart make a difference?

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Turner, D., Harrison, S.L., Buettner, P., & Nowak, M., (2014). School sun-protection policies - does being SunSmart make a difference? Health Education Research, 29(3), 367-377.
Evaluate the comprehensiveness of primary school sun-protection policies in tropical North Queensland, Australia. Pre-determined criteria were used to assess publicly available su…

Association of multiple behavioral risk factors with adolescent willingness to engage in eHealth promotion.

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Tercyak, K.P., Abraham, A.A., Graham, A.L., Wilson, L.D., & Walker, L.R. (2009). Association of multiple behavioral risk factors with adolescent willingness to engage in eHealth promotion. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34(5), 457-469.
Objective:This study examines adolescents’ willingness to use the internet and other forms of technology for health promotion purposes (i.e., ‘‘eHealth promotion’’ willingness) an…

Community perceptions of adequate levels and reasons for skin protection.

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Stanton, W.R., Moffatt, J., & Clavarino, A. (2005). Community perceptions of adequate levels and reasons for skin protection. Behavioral Medicine, 31(1), 5-15.
In this study the authors addressed whether or not community members use relevant risk factors to determine an appropriate level of skin protection behavior in the prevention of s…

The role of health education versus safety regulations in generating skin cancer preventive behaviour among outdoor workers in Israel: An exploratory photosurvey.

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Shani, E., Rachkovsky, E., Bahar-Fuchs, A., & Rosenberg, L., (2000). The role of health education versus safety regulations in generating skin cancer preventive behaviour among outdoor workers in Israel: An exploratory photosurvey. Health Promotion International, 15(4), 333-339.
The present photosurvey corroborated with our 1995–1997 evaluation study of a multifaceted skin cancer control program among outdoor workers of Mekorot—Israel National Water Compa…

Sun protection training based on a theatre play for preschoolers: An effective method for imparting knowledge on sun protection?

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Seidel, N., Stoelzel, F., Garzarolli, M., Herrmann, S., Breitbart, E.W., Berth, H., Baumann, M., & Ehninger, G. (2013). Sun protection training based on a theatre play for preschoolers: An effective method for imparting knowledge on sun protection? Journal of Cancer Education, 28, 435-438.
Sun protection in childhood is important to reduce the risk of developing skin cancer later in life. The “Periods- of-Life-Program” for primary prevention of skin cancer intro- du…

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