SHEU have been talking to young people, about their health and wellbeing, for over 30 years. The results from the HRBQ are used by health and education authorities to inform their planning. Questions about visiting the doctor were asked in schools from the early 1980s. Responses from over 400,000 12-15 year olds cover issues about frequency of visits and feeling at ease. Discover the details
SHEU (Schools Health Education Unit) regularly find relevant research items for those concerned with the health and wellbeing of young people.
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"Food logos, brain regions and motivation" - just one of over 50 new links in SHEU's research news about 11-16 year olds.
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Education and Health (E&H) is an open access journal aimed at those concerned with the health and wellbeing of young people. Readers come from a broad background and include: teachers, lecturers, professors, health-care professionals and many more working in education and health settings. The journal is also read by those who commission and carry out health education programmes with young people.
Since 1991, the Schools Health Education Unit have asked over 477,000 young people about their fitness.
To discover what they said follow this link
I was contacted today by a journalist regarding a story about a young woman in the public eye who has had liposuction, and I was asked what I thought. This is based on my reply. I'm not going to link to the piece, for reasons that will become clear below.
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"Physical activity interventions have little effect on the overall activity of children" is just one of over 50 new links available on the SHEU research news about 5-11 yr olds page
Dr David Regis, SHEU's Research Manager, has been examining some data from the report "Young People into 2012".
For details follow this link
SHEUBytes Water is a nugget of information about young people and drinking water.
Once in awhile SHEU, the Schools and Students Health Education Unit, produce a SHEUNews.