Evaluation of a health coaching experiential learning collaboration with future health promotion professionals

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Author: Ickes, Melinda J.; McMullen, Jennifer


Purpose. The purpose of this study was to (1) describe the integration of experiential learning focused on health coaching in a graduate health promotion and behavior change course and (2) evaluate the impact of the experiential learning experience on students' knowledge, attitudes, and self-efficacy related to health coaching. Method. All graduate students enrolled in a health behavior course were introduced to skills related to health coaching (N = 15). Students partnered with a campus-based physical activity program for obese college students and were paired up with participants of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Skills and knowledge; Students; Outcomes

Keywords: Experiential learning; Coaching; Skill development; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [London, England]: Sage Publications for Society for Public Health Education, 2016

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Journal volume: 2

Journal number: 3

Journal date: September 2016

Pages: pp. 161-169

ISSN: 2373-3799, 2373-3802 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 131.784

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