Evaluation of the SunWise school program.

Articles
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.

Articles
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…

Health disparities among different ethnic and racial middle and high school students in sun exposure beliefs and knowledge.

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Cheng, C. E., Irwin, B., Mauriello, D., Hemminger, L., Pappert, A., Kimball, A. B., (2010). Health disparities among different ethnic and racial middle and high school students in sun exposure beliefs and knowledge. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47, 106-109.
Racial and ethnic differences may influence sun protection behaviour. Adolescent students were administered a sun protection questionnaire and educational program. White people ha…

Sun protective behaviours and sunburn experiences in parents of youth ages 11 to 18.

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Cardinez, C. J., Cokkinides, V. E., Weinstock, M. A., & O’Connell, M. C., (2005). Sun protective behaviours and sunburn experiences in parents of youth ages 11 to 18. Preventive Medicine, 41, 108-117.
Background. Recent studies suggest that parental sun protective behaviors and communication influence their adolescents. However, there is limited information on sun protection fo…

Investigating the role of appearance-based factors in predicting sunbathing and tanning salon use (Doctoral dissertation).

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Cafri, G. (2008). Investigating the role of appearance-based factors in predicting sunbathing and tanning salon use (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3326050)
Understanding the motives for sunbathing and indoor tanning is an extremely important public health issue. UV exposure via sunbathing and utilization of sun lamps and tanning beds…

Sustained use of an occupational sun safety program in a recreation industry: Follow-up to a randomized trial on dissemination strategies.

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Buller, D. B., Walkosz, B. J., Andersen, P. A., Scott, M. D., & Cutter, G. R., (2015). Sustained use of an occupational sun safety program in a recreation industry: Follow-up to a randomized trial on dissemination strategies. Translational Behavioural Medicine, 5, 361-371.
The sustainability of evidence-based programs is needed to obtain long-term benefits. To assess sustainability of Go Sun Smart (GSS), an occupational skin cancer prevention progra…

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