Friday, December 14, 2012 - 14:51
The Cochrane review of childhood obesity prevention research (Dec. 2011) includes 55 studies, the majority targeted children aged 6-12 years at school and in the community, and aimed to determine the effectiveness of evaluated interventions intended to prevent obesity in children, assessed by change in Body Mass Index.
The following is a list of more intervention studies available on the Internet in 2012.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 15:26
The SHEU Sex Education Literature search was first published in July - link here
Here are a few more links to articles that will be added to the above 'one of these days' -
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 16:02
The latest issue of the journal Education and Health is published.
Visit the webpage, read the articles and look through the archives.
Follow this link
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 10:01
"Evaluation of a campaign to improve awareness and attitudes of young people towards mental health issues" is featured from the many new links in SHEU's research news about 16+ year olds.
Read more research news about Food, SRE, Drugs, Health, Exercise etc. and join the research email lists via this link
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 16:05
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
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 16:01
SHEU (Schools Health Education Unit) regularly find relevant research items for those concerned with the health and wellbeing of young people.
View the latest links
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 10:01
"Food logos, brain regions and motivation" - just one of over 50 new links in SHEU's research news about 11-16 year olds.
Read more research news and join the research email lists via this link
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 10:00
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.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 15:58
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
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 13:19
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.
We have some possibly relevant statistics: