Health Promotion Practice

Health Promotion Practice is a forum for authoritative research, commentary, practical tools and promising practices that strategically advance the art and science of health promotion and disease prevention.

Unique in its practitioner focus, HPP is committed to eliminating health disparities, achieving health equity, addressing social determinants of health, and advancing evidence-based health promotion practice.

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Health Promotion Practice is available online – 24 hours a day. SOPHE members have full access to HPP via Sign into your MySOPHE account first and then download issues, articles or special supplements. All SOPHE journals are available free to members electronically.

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Pride-Resilience, Resistance & Responsibility

HPP celebrates Pride Month with podcassts, articles, etc.
HPP celebrates Pride Month – June 2022

SOPHE Members: Your online access

The electronic version of Health Promotion Practice is available free online, exclusively to SOPHE members through SAGE Journals Online after logging into MySOPHE.

Join SOPHE for full access to all three journals, Health Promotion Practice, Health Education & Behavior and Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 

Perspectives & experiences on COVID-19

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Barriers to Meeting Community Needs in New York State during COVID-19: Results From a Pilot Survey of Nongovernmental Population and Community Health Professionals

Mental Health Among College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic at a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Digital Disenfranchisement and COVID-19: Broadband Internet Access as a Social Determinant of Health

Pivoting a Community-Based Participatory Research Project for Mental Health and Immigrant Youth in Philadelphia During COVID-19

Through Our Eyes, Hear Our Stories: A Virtual Photovoice Project to Document and Archive Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Experiences During COVID-19

Just-in-Time, but Still Planned: Lessons Learned From Speeding up the Development and Implementation of an Intervention to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination in University Students

Using Community–Academic Partnerships and a Creative Expression Contest to Engage Youth in the Development of Communication Materials for Promoting Behaviors That Prevent COVID-19

“It’s a Whole Different Atmosphere”: A Qualitative Examination of Social Support as a Facilitator of Exercise During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“I Wear a Mask. I Wear It All the Time. The Kids Don’t Wear Masks”: Early Childhood Education Mask-Wearing During COVID-19 in Florida

Growing and Glowing: A Digital Media Campaign to Increase Access to Pregnancy-Related Health Information for Black Women During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Education Specialists: Professional Practice During a Pandemic

A Community Partnered Approach to Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Equity

Universities as Catalysts for COVID-19 Vaccination: A Call to Action

Protection Motivation Theory and Intentions to Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Professional Roles and Responsibilities of Health Educators

COVID-19 Testing in Schools: Perspectives of School Administrators, Teachers, Parents, and Students in Southern California

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Online access to all Health Promotion Practice journals

The electronic version of Health Promotion Practice is available free online – 24 hours/7 days a week – exclusively to SOPHE members through SAGE Journals Online after logging into MySOPHE.

As of January 1, 2022, SOPHE members may opt to purchase a paid subscription to either Health Education & Behavior or Health Promotion Practice for an additional cost of $30 for one year. Access to Pedagogy in Health Promotion is electronic/digital only.

Access to the full-text of published articles is free to Health Promotion Practice subscribers through SAGE Journals Online after logging in to MySOPHE. Availability to others is on a pay-per-view or timed access basis.


Editor-in-chief: Kathleen Roe, DrPH, MPH
Editorial manager: Jeanine Robitaille, MS, CHES®