American Journal of Health Education

American Journal of Health Education is a journal covering health education. Since it was founded in 1968 it is printed six times a year by American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance.Subjects for American Journal of Health Education include: Physical Education and Athletics; Health and Healthcare; Health and Fitness.

Articles from September-October

A Reaction To: What about Health Educators? Nutrition Education for Allied Health Professionals
What about Health Educators? Nutrition Education for Allied Health Professionals describes an important issue in health care that is the provision of nutrition education. Obesity and chronic disease rates are rapidly increasing. Due to increase in...
Autism Knowledge among Pre-Service Teachers Specialized in Children Birth through Age Five: Implications for Health Education
ABSTRACT Background: Autism prevalence has grown dramatically. Early interventions are effective in helping children with autism develop behavior patterns similar to children without the condition. It is important for health educators and teachers...
Health Educators and Nutrition Education: Food for Thought-A Commentary
As health educators involved in our profession, as members of our professional organizations, and as authors, reviewers, and members of various professional journal editorial boards, and along with involvement with professional preparation programs,...
Peer Victimization and Perceived Life Satisfaction among Early Adolescents in the United States
ABSTRACT Background: Peer victimization among adolescents has been linked to increased psychological stress, psychosomatic illness, anxiety, depression, lower self-esteem, suicide ideation and poor physical health. Purpose: This study explored associations...
Self-Study Questions for Continuing Education Hours
AAHE, as a multiple-event provider through The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Inc., provides this self-study opportunity in the American Journal of Health Education Category f continuing education contact hours (CECH) are awarded...
The Impact of Service-Learning on Health Education Students' Cultural Competence
ABSTRACT Background: Development of cultural competence in future health educators is often mentioned as a goal of health education preparation programs; however research demonstrating evidence-based methods for development of cultural competence...
What about Health Educators? Nutrition Education for Allied Health Professionals: A Review of the Literature
ABSTRACT Background: Health educators are critical members of the health care team who may be called upon to provide nutrition education. However, are health educators prepared for this task? What have scholars concluded regarding this pertinent...