The impact of the kidskin sun protection intervention on summer suntan and reported sun exposure: Was it sustained?

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Milne, E., Jacoby, P., Giles-Corti, B., Cross, D., Johnston, R., & English, D.R. (2006). The impact of the kidskin sun protection intervention on summer suntan and reported sun exposure: Was it sustained? Preventive Medicine, 42, 14-20.
Background. Recognition that early sun exposure is an important risk factor for cutaneous melanoma in white populations has led to efforts to reduce children’s sun exposure. FKids…

SunSmart: Evaluation of a pilot school-based sun protection intervention in Hispanic early adolescents.

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Miller, K.A., Langholz, B.M., Ly, T., Harris, S.C., Richardson, J.L., Peng, D.H., & Cockburn, M.G. (2015). SunSmart: Evaluation of a pilot school-based sun protection intervention in Hispanic early adolescents. Health Education Research, 30(3), 371-379.
The incidence of melanoma is rising among Hispanic populations in the United States. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of a pilot sun safety educational interven…

Suntans and sun protection in Australian teen media: 1999 to 2000.

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McDermott, L.J., Lowe, J.B., Stanton, W.R., & Clavarino, A.M. (2005). Suntans and sun protection in Australian teen media: 1999 to 2000. Health Education & Behavior, 32(4), 504-513.
In this study, the portrayal of tanned skin and sun protection in magazines, television programs, and movies popular with Australian adolescents were analyzed. Images of models in…

Scoreboard advertising at sporting events as a health promotion medium.

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Lynch, B.M. & Dunn, J. (2003). Scoreboard advertising at sporting events as a health promotion medium. Health Education Research, 18(4), 488-492.
This report describes spectator recall of SunSmart skin cancer prevention advertising displayed on the Brisbane Cricket Ground scoreboard at intermittent periods throughout the 19…

Sun exposure concern, sun protection behaviours and physical activity among Australian adults.

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Lawler, S., Sugiyama, T., & Owen, N. (2007). Sun exposure concern, sun protection behaviours and physical activity among Australian adults. Cancer Causes Control, 18, 1009-1014.
Objective: Sun protective behavior and physical activity are both important for cancer prevention, and are currently promoted separately. Few studies have examined sun protective …

A longitudinal study of sun-protective attitudes and behaviors.

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LaBat, K., DeLong, M., & Gahring, S.A. (2005). A longitudinal study of sun-protective attitudes and behaviors. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 33(3), 240-254.
The goal of this research was to determine the long-term viability of a sun health message. A multi-part educational intervention on hazards of sun exposure and methods of protect…

Sun protection policies and practices at child care centres in Massachusetts.

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Kenfield, S.A., Geller, A.C., Richter, E.M., Shuman, S., O’Riordan, D., Koh, H.K., & Colditz, G.A. (2005). Sun protection policies and practices at child care centres in Massachusetts. Journal of Community Health, 30(6), 491-503.
We assessed the relationship between sun protection policies and practices at child care centers in Massachusetts. We hypothesized that centers with sun protection policies were m…

Skin cancer-related prevention and screening behaviours: A review of the literature.

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Kasparian, N.A. & McLoone, J.K. (2009). Skin cancer-related prevention and screening behaviours: A review of the literature. Journal of Behaviour Medicine, 32, 406-428.
Primary prevention and early detection continue to be of paramount importance in addressing the public health threat of skin cancer. The aim of this systematic review was to provi…

High- and average-risk individuals’ beliefs about, and perceptions of, malignant melanoma: An Australian perspective.

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Kasparian, N.A., Butow, P.N., Meiser, B., & Mann, G.J. (2008). High- and average-risk individuals’ beliefs about, and perceptions of, malignant melanoma: An Australian perspective. Psycho-Oncology, 17, 270-279.
Despite expanding knowledge regarding the genetics of melanoma, there have been few attempts to define the psychosocial experiences of individuals with a family history of this di…

Sun safety education intervention for school and home.

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Johnston, R., Cross, D., Costa, C., Giles-Corti, B., Cordin, T., Milne, E., & English, D.R. (2003). Sun safety education intervention for school and home. Health Education, 103(6), 342-351.
Few developers of school-based health education programs actively involve the primary and secondary target audience in their program’s development. Kidskin was a sun protection in…

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