American Journal of Health Education

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The American Journal of Health Education (AJHE) is filled with research findings, community learning strategies, and recent health promotion trends. Many articles are designed as self-study courses, with continuing education questions and forms included. Its mission is to advance the profession by serving health educators and others who strive to promote the health of all people through education and other systematic strategies.


The mission of the American Journal of Health Education is to publish research manuscripts that focus on Health Education and Health Promotion interventions designed to prevent or delay the onset of the major chronic diseases and illnesses that impact populations of interest today (CVD, cancer, diabetes, COPD, cirrhosis, Alzheimer's/dementia, etc.). In addition, AJHE is actively seeking manuscripts that inform the discussion on the role of lifestyle behaviors (nutrition/diet, physical activity, weight management, tobacco use prevention, stress control, self-management of chronic disease, emotional and social functioning, alcohol and other drugs abuse, etc.). AJHE is particularly interested in manuscripts that focus on interventions related to the primary prevention of chronic disease from a social ecological perspective that conceptualized the role of individual, interpersonal, institutional, community and policy factors on lifestyle behaviors.

Publication Information

The American Journal of Health Education (ISSN 1932-5037) is published six times a year (January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, September/October, November/December) by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, 325 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Both the publisher and SHAPE America assume no responsibility for the accuracy of the articles published in the American Journal for Health Education, nor is the opinions expressed by contributors necessarily those of the publisher. SHAPE America does not guarantee or endorses the products or services advertised. As a matter of law it is the responsibility of the advertiser, not the publisher to substantiate its claims.

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Thomas F. Lawson
Managing Editor