Nutrition Education: Linking Research, Theory, and Practice

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 491 pages
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Issues in nutrition education : an introduction -- Food choice and dietary change : implications for nutrition education -- Overview of nutrition education : facilitating why-to and how-to take action -- The foundations : increasing awareness and enhancing motivation -- The foundations : facilitating the ability to take action -- The foundations : promoting environmental supports for action -- A procedural model for designing theory-based nutrition education : step 1 : analyzing issues and behaviors : specifying the focus of the program -- Step 2 : identifying potential mediators of program behaviors and actions -- Step 3 : selecting theory, educational philosophy, and program components -- Step 4 : linking behavioral theory to educational goals and objectives -- Step 5a : linking behavioral theory to strategies to address potential mediators of motivation to take action -- Step 5b : linking behavioral theory to strategies to address potential mediators of the ability to take action -- Step 5c : designing strategies to address potential environmental mediators of action -- Step 6 : designing the evaluation for theory-based nutrition education -- Communicating effectively in group settings -- Beyond groups : other media for nutrition education -- Working with different population groups -- Nutrition educators as change agents in the larger environment.
 

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Contents

Defining Nutrition Education
8
I5 Nutrition Education Effective?
17
Questions and Activities
23
Summary
40
References
46
Why Theoryls Important to Nutrition Educators
59
Nutrition Education as FadlitatingWhy to and Howtolake Action
65
F0us 0f This B00k
73
Write Educational and Support Objectives to Address Potential
258
Case Study 101
264
Design TheoryDerived Educational
270
Selecting Educational Strategies That Operationalize Theory Constructs
278
WERB A Physical Activityampaign
284
Using Instructional Design Theory to Organize and Sequence
291
Step5aWorksheets
299
Step5c Design Strategies to Address Potential
335

Increasing Awareness and Enhancing Motivation Why
79
Use of the Health Belief Model in
85
Using the Iheory of Planned Behavior
97
Implications for Howto Nutrition Education to Fadlitate the Ability to Procedural Model for Designing Nutrition
104
Facilitating
114
UsingSocial ognitive Iheory
122
Meeting the Challenge of Maintaining Healthful
130
Using the Iranstheoretical Model Processes ofhange to Promote
136
Nutrition Education Strategies to Facilitate the Ability to Take Specifying the Behavior or Action Focus of
170
Gimme5High School Intervention Intended Audience
179
Questions and Activities 165 Step 1 Worksheets
188
Behaviors and Actions
203
Identify Environmental Factors That Can Potentially Mediate
210
Questions and Activities
216
References
223
Articulatinga Philosophy of Nutrition Education for the Program
230
State Educational Goals and Objectives
247
Making It Happen School Nutrition
343
Case Study 131
349
Design the Evaluation for TheoryBased
353
Designing the Evaluation
359
Your Turn
373
References
382
Understanding Learning Styles
390
Greatinga Safe learning Environment
397
Conclusion
406
CHAPTER17 Working with Different Population Groups
438
Characteristics of Different Age Cohorts
450
LowLiteracy Audiences
458
References
464
Maintaining Credibility
472
Photo Credits
483
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