A Bicycle saftey education program for parents of young children
Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:The Journal of School Nursing, Volume 19, Issue 2, p.11 (2003)
Keywords:bicycle safety program, helmets for children, parents
This study examined the parental perceptions of the benefits and barriers to bicycle helmet use and their level of knowledge about bicycle safety issues. A school-based bicycle safety program was taught to first- and second-graders by a graduate nursing student. A parent questionnaire was developed....the implications from this research include the importance of bicycle safety education interventions for students and parents and the need to implement helmet legislation.