American Journal of History and Culture


Promotion of Food Habits Adequate in School Space: an Educational Experience

Research Article of American Journal of History and Culture Promotion of Food Habits Adequate in School Space: an Educational Experience Silva M.A.C1; Silva C.S2; Pinto F.C.S3; Medeiros A.S4 1,2,3Centro Universitário do Vale do Ipojuca - UNIFAVIP DEVRY 4Centro universitário Maurício de Nassau – UNINASSAU Introduction: Alimentation is fundamental for the development of a child, therefore it, is important to put in place the fundamental structures from an early age. The school environment has a huge influence on these habits and therefore it is important from an early stage to promote good structure in the formation of those habits. Objective: Explain the approach taken within the school environment to promote good eating habits. Methodology: Treat the case of the public school of Bezerros where the children range in age from 8 to 10 years and are in the 3rd class of fundamental education. The intervention happened once and lasted 3 hours. What resources did you to create dialogue, how did the conversation go using digital support, how did the exhibition of the food pyramid go. As well, fruit was introduced as part of the discussion. Results and Discussion: 60 Students participated who during the entire presentation displayed an interest and attention. It was discussed the impact of each food type on the human organism. In the end, the students participated in sampling each of the foods available. It was noted that some had doubts about some of the verbal explanations given but these doubts were clarified. This active participation by the children allows the conclusion of positive development of the children. Conclusion: The success of this trial proved the team of the school the essential need to have such programmes in the school to promote good eating habits by the students. It also showed the necessity for those in control to ...

Digital Follow-up as an Engagement Strategy to Change Habits

Research Article of American Journal of History and Culture Digital Follow-up as an Engagement Strategy to Change Habits Medeiros B.P.M1; Caraciolo F.B2 1Estudante do Curso de Graduação em Nutrição - UFPE e Estagiária na empresa Eleve, 2Médica e Sócia Fundadora do Programa Eleve Introduction: Digital technology used to engage good habits in overweight and obese people. Objective: To analyze weight and practice of physical activities in participants of digital program for habit changes focused on the behavioral therapy. Methodology: Digital follow-up for 17 weeks of bodyweight, daily feeding and physical activity of five initially sedentary women (39-56 years) and provision of educational contents in four sequential modules: food reeducation (M1), physical activity (M2), sleep and well-being (M3) and maintenance of habits (M4). Weekly, a multiprofessional health team identified risk points and constructed interventions. These were based on food and physical activity goals, as well as reflective conversations and engagement by a health mentor via chat and/or phone call. There was no prescription of diets and/or physical exercise training. Analysis performed with paired T test (initial weight vs final) and repeated measures ANOVA (time of physical activity between modules), significance level of 5%. Results and Discussion: The initial group’s bodyweight reduced 6.84% ± 2.73 (mean ± C.I.) (F=5.58; P=0.01). The adherence to physical activity was 100%, each module with weekly mean time (mean ± S.D.) in minutes: M1 141.8 ± 32.3; M2 214.8 ± 53.3; M3 178.4 ± 34.5 and M4 158.3 ± 48.4. In M2, there was more time invested in the practice regarding M1 (P=0.01) and M4 (P=0.047). In addition to weight loss, there was a clear behavioral change with adherence to the regular practice of physical activity by all participants. The motivational character to the regular physical activity in the M2 can justify the greater adhesion in this ...

A Report in Popular Health Education

Research Article of American Journal of History and Culture A Report in Popular Health Education Silva, L.F.T1; Brazão, G2; Sousa, R.A3; Silva, T.P.S4 1,2Estudante do Curso de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - UFPE; 3Estudante do Curso de Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE; 4Doutora em Neuropsiquiatria e Ciências do Comportamento pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE. To Introduction: Nowadays, with various counter-reforms in social security, social assistance, health, among others, we see many rights guaranteed by the 1988 Constitution, taken from citizens. In this way, the awareness and information of the population is essential to create an engagement in a fight against the loss of its guarantees. Objective: to report the experience of a lecture with the theme “What is Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS)?” for residents of the 27 de novembro Community, neighborhood of Ibura, Recife - Pernambuco. Methodology: The proposal was developed on December 2, 2016 in the form of deliberation, offered by a group of medical students from the Federal University of Pernambuco, in partnership with local community health agents. The theme was worked on four axes: 1- Origin of SUS; 2. Doctrinal and organizational principles of SUS; 3- Counter-reforms in Social Security; 4- Importance of Social Control in SUS. Results: The vast majority of community residents present approved the presentation in their proposal, content and format, considering the important theme for the formation of a critical sense on the subject and when called to a community meeting in January of 2017, in order to organize sanitary and social claims, 100% of those present were interested. Discussion: It can be considered that the experience contributed significantly to the teaching and learning dyad by the articulation of medical students, health workers and community members, and in this sense, it is considered a ...

The familiar relationship of adolescents in situation of social vulnerability

Research Article of American Journal of History and Culture The familiar relationship of adolescents in situation of social vulnerability Gomes M.C.P¹, Silva T.M.A², Araújo M.R³, Nóbrega K.B.G4 1Terapeuta Ocupacional 2Terapeuta Ocupacional 3Docente do Departamento de Terapia Ocupacional da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco 4Docente do Departamento de Terapia Ocupacional da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco Introduction: Adolescence is a stage of human development marked by intense transformations, causing vulnerability to mental health issues in many adolescents. One of the risk factors for this to happen is the familiar relationship in which the adolescent is inserted. Objective: In face of this, the study aimed to study the familiar relationship of adolescents in situation of social vulnerability. Metodology: This is a descriptive, cross-sectional study, with quantitative analysis of data. 21 adolescents, from both sexes, from 10 to 16 years were part of the study. Results and Discussion: Data was collected through a socioeconomic questionnaire, the Escala de Exigência e Responsividade, known as Ecomapa. Results showed that the adolescents boys hold a strong relationship with their parents, the girls, had the opposite response, relating a greater effort from themselves to the relationship. The girls showed a higher level of exigence, while the boys showed responsiveness. Conclusion: The predominant parental model was the negligent, revealing the necessity of a greater investment from parents for their children, with dialogic approach, stimulating autonomy and interactivity. Keywords: Adolescent; Familiar Relationship; Social Vulnerability ...

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