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  • Food

  • Food
Links about: age 5-11
* [Food Archive 5-11] [Food Latest 5-11] [Top]
* Getting children to embrace healthy food ... and ... research
* Parents Being Misled into Buying So Called ‘Fruit Snacks’ Not Permitted in Schools
* School bans packed lunches
* "Sugar and Sports : Age Differences in Children’s Responses to a High Sugar Cereal Advertisement Portraying Physical Activities"
* Impact of school lunch type on nutritional quality of English children’s diets
* A Brief Educational Intervention Increases Knowledge of the Sugar Content of Foods and Drinks but Does Not Decrease Intakes in Scottish Children Aged 10–12 Years
Links about: aged 11-16
* [Food Archive 11-16] [Food Latest 11-16] [Top]
* The role of curriculum dose for the promotion of fruit and vegetable intake among adolescents
* Behavioural ‘nudges’ effective in encouraging healthy eating in schools
* Obese teens' brains unusually susceptible to food commercials
* Australian teenage boys more susceptible to junk food marketing and consume more fast food and snacks high in salt compared with girls
* Lunch frequency among adolescents: associations with sociodemographic factors and school characteristics
Links about: ages 16-plus
* [Food Archive 16+] [Food Latest 16+] [Top]
* “Fitness” Foods May Cause Consumers to Eat More and Exercise Less
* Higher intake of chocolate may be associated with lower cardiovascular disease and mortality ... and ... research
* Do' is better than 'don't' when it comes to eating better
* A nudge in a healthy direction. The effect of nutrition labels on food purchasing behaviors in university dining facilities

  • Drugs

  • Drugs
Links about: age 5-11
* [Drugs Archive 5-11] [Drugs Latest 5-11] [Top]
* Process evaluation of a sport-for-health intervention to prevent smoking amongst primary school children: SmokeFree Sports
* Rising rate of marijuana exposure in US among children 5 years old and younger
* Smoking legislation prevents more than 11,000 child hospital admissions in England
* Parental smoking and child poverty in the UK
* Tripling use of electronic cigarettes among New Zealand adolescents between 2012 and 2014
* Is Secondhand Smoke Exposure Associated With Increased Exacerbation Severity Among Children Hospitalized for Asthma?
Links about: aged 11-16
* [Drugs Archive 11-16] [Drugs Latest 11-16] [Top]
* What are the main sources of smoking cessation support used by adolescent smokers in England?
* Trends in the co-occurrence of tobacco and cannabis use in 15-year-olds from 2002 to 2010 in 28 countries of Europe and North America
* Medical marijuana laws and adolescent marijuana use in the USA from 1991 to 2014
* Children aged 11 to 16 who have never smoked do not regularly use e-cigarettes
* Cannabis use can be prevented, reduced or delayed : school-based intervention
* Adolescent drinking could be driven by altered DNA
* Smoking marijuana may cause early puberty and stunts growth in boys
* Examining racial/ethnic disparities in the association between adolescent sleep and alcohol or marijuana use
* Adolescent alcohol use and participation in organised activities: A mixed methods study of British young people
Links about: ages 16-plus
* [Drugs Archive 16+] [Drugs Latest 16+] [Top]
* Why e-cigarettes are dividing the public health community
* Adolescents uncertain about risks of marijuana, e-cigarettes... and ... research
* Highly educated women stop smoking if the cost goes up
* Facebook and Twitter could be used to help people quit smoking ... and ... research
* Effectiveness of Motivational Incentives for Adolescent Marijuana Users in a School-Based Intervention
* Those Believing Alcohol As “Heart Healthy” Drink Much More Than Counterparts
* The Changing Pattern of Domestic Cannabis Cultivation in the United Kingdom and Its Impact on the Cannabis Market
* Alcohol - some encouraging trends : Recent drinking trends have shown that we are drinking less frequently compared with a decade ago
* Why Don’t Smokers Want Help to Quit?
* Disappointing findings from real-world trial of brief alcohol interventions for college students
* Social media helps young adults quit smoking
* KCA Young Persons' Service survey new psychoactive substances incl. legal highs
* Youths drink less where alcohol laws for adults are tougher
* Briefing from Tobacco Control on electronic cigarettes
* Any Dose of Alcohol Combined With Cannabis Significantly Increases Levels of THC
* The missing units of alcohol : Holidays, celebrations, and commiserations: measuring drinking during feasting and fasting to improve national and individual estimates of alcohol consumption
* Electronic cigarette use among smokers slows as perceptions of harm increase
* Report Recommends New Approach to College Drinking
* Anti-smoking commercials burn out over time
* Harmful drinking is on the rise among young people and women in many OECD countries
* The characteristics of drug and alcohol-related presentations to the emergency department amongst adolescents
* Advantage for picture-based cigarette pack warnings over text warnings

  • SRE

  • SRE
Links about: age 5-11
* [RSE Archive 5-11] [RSE Latest 5-11] [Top]
* The case for starting sex education in kindergarten
Links about: aged 11-16
* [RSE Archive 11-16] [RSE Latest 11-16] [Top]
* Swedish sex education has time for games and mature debate
* ‘It's all scientific to me’: focus group insights into why young people do not apply safe-sex knowledge
* Text Messages Can Help Boost Teen Birth Control Compliance
* Sex Ed Works Better When It Addresses Power In Relationships
* Sex education for teenagers should include fertility
* US Judge Rules Against Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Program
* Chlamydia, abstinence-only sex education and the media
Links about: ages 16-plus
* [RSE Archive 16+] [RSE Latest 16+] [Top]
* We don’t need no sex education: do young people value the knowledge they gain from school and sexual health services?
* Sexual behaviour profiles of HIV-positive youth in the Netherlands
* Sexual abstinence and young people: A subject worthy of consideration?
* The Knowledge Gap Versus the Belief Gap and Abstinence-Only Sex Education

  • Exercise

  • Exercise
Links about: age 5-11
* [Exercise Archive 5-11] [Exercise Latest 5-11] [Top]
* Change4Life: evidence review on physical activity in children
* Associations Between Extracurricular Activity and Self-Regulation: A Longitudinal Study From 5 to 10 Years of Age
* The association between the parental perception of the physical neighborhood environment and children’s location-specific physical activity
* What is the Relationship between Risky Outdoor Play and Health in Children?
* Child fitness falls further than feared
* Social and Environmental Factors Related to Boys’ and Girls’ Park-Based Physical Activity
* "Should I let my child take more risks?"
* "We're not saying video games should replace outdoor play, but …"
* Using Virtual Pets to Promote Physical Activity in Children
* Does playing a sports active video game improve young children's ball skill competence?
* Empowering Young Children: Multi-Method Exploration of Young Children’s Preference for Natural or Manufactured Elements in Outdoor Preschool Settings
* Modelling the contribution of walking between home and school to daily physical activity in primary age children
Links about: aged 11-16
* [Exercise Archive 11-16] [Exercise Latest 11-16] [Top]
* Girls at Higher Risk for Overuse Injuries in High School Sports
* One in four children thinks playing computer games is 'exercise' ... and ... The class of 2035 report
* Developmental Trajectories of Physical Activity, Sports, and Television Viewing During Childhood to Young Adulthood
* Are associations between electronic media use and BMI different across levels of physical activity?
* The influence of sport club participation on physical activity, fitness and body fat during childhood and adolescence
* A meta-analysis of active video games on health outcomes among children and adolescents
* Muscle metabolism changes with age and maturation: How do they relate to youth sport performance?
* Exploring differences in school travel mode choice behaviour, incl walking, between children and youth
Links about: ages 16-plus
* [Exercise Archive 16+] [Exercise Latest 16+] [Top]
* Why don’t people exercise, even a little?
* Extreme exercise linked to blood poisoning
* The number of people in England who regularly take part in sport is rising
* Electric bikes make people cycle longer and more often- The effect is best on women
* Run far or run fast?
* Students involved in competitive sports at higher risk of problem gambling

  • Health

  • Health
Links about: age 5-11
* [Health Archive 5-11] [Health Latest 5-11] [Top]
* Color of Urine to Be Valid Gauge for Hydration in Children ... and ... research
* The health and care of young people : compilation of information on young people living in England and their health, care and wellbeing.
* Green spaces and cognitive development in primary schoolchildren
* Kids’ Altruism Linked with Better Physiological Regulation, Less Family Wealth
* Suicide Trends Among US Elementary School–Aged Children 1993 to 2012
* Good Sleep Health in Urban Children With Asthma: A Risk and Resilience Approach
* Increasing prevalence of asthma, respiratory symptoms, and allergic diseases
* Are temper, anxiety, homework trouble medical issues? Many parents don’t realize it
* Influencing children's health: critical windows for intervention
* Changes in objectively measured BMI in children aged 4–11 years
* Exposure to artificial bright lights from modern electronic media before bedtime may contribute to sleep difficulties in children/young people
* Children as young as six suffering body image problems
* Determinants of health-related quality of life in school-aged children
Links about: aged 11-16
* [Health Archive 11-16] [Health Latest 11-16] [Top]
* "Why Are Teens So Moody And Impulsive? This Neuroscientist Has The Answer"
* Why are more teens developing anorexia?
* Eating disorder hospital admissions nearly double
* Forming ideas about health: A qualitative study of Ontario adolescents
* Weight, Weight Perceptions, and Health-Related Quality of Life Among a National Sample of US Girls
* The influence of childhood asthma on puberty and height in Swedish adolescents
* Building school-based cardiovascular health promotion capacity in youth
Links about: ages 16-plus
* [Health Archive 16+] [Health Latest 16+] [Top]
* Access to electricity is linked to reduced sleep
* Accessing evidence to inform public health policy: a study to enhance advocacy
* Paying people incentives to make healthy choices only works in the long term if they are paid to NOT do something

  • Lifestyle

  • Lifestyle
Links about: age 5-11
* [Lifestyle Archive 5-11] [Lifestyle Latest 5-11] [Top]
* Peer Group Norms and Accountability Moderate the Effect of School Norms on Children's Intergroup Attitudes
* Scary TV’s impact on kids is overstated
* Strength-based parenting improves children’s resilience and stress levels
* The association of parent's outcome expectations for child TV viewing with parenting practices and child TV viewing
* Development of face perception earlier in Japanese children than Western children
* Record numbers of children enjoy reading every day
* Where do the happiest children live?
* The Double-Sided Message of The Lego Movie: The Effects of Popular Entertainment on Children in Consumer Culture
Links about: aged 11-16
* [Lifestyle Archive 11-16] [Lifestyle Latest 11-16] [Top]
* 70% of parents agree that life is tougher for teenagers now than it was for them.
* Does parental monitoring moderate the relationship between bullying and adolescent nonsuicidal self-injury and suicidal behavior?
* Are daily spiritual experiences, self-esteem, and family harmony predictors of cyberbullying among high school student?
* Peer victimisation during adolescence and its impact on depression in early adulthood: prospective cohort bullying study in the United Kingdom
* Children’s Pocket Money falls for the second year in a row
* Young people and e-safety: The results of the 2015 London Grid for Learning e-safety survey
* Bullying: What We Know Based On 40 Years of Research
* Classroom Norms of Bullying Alter the Degree to Which Children Defend in Response to Their Affective Empathy and Power
* Subjective Health, School Victimization bullying, and Protective Factors in a High-Risk School Sample
* Examining the Prevalence of Bullying Among Biracial Children in Comparison to Single-Race Children
Links about: ages 16-plus
* [Lifestyle Archive 16+] [Lifestyle Latest 16+] [Top]
* Online computer game can help shed weight and reduce food intake
* It could be you? Perhaps, but lottery success just got more complicated
* Unplanned purchases: Why does that Snickers bar looks better the longer you shop?
* Personality does matter, researchers say
* Does Thin Always Sell? The Moderating Role of Thin Ideal Internalization on Advertising Effectiveness
* Facebook status updates reveal low self-esteem and narcissism
* Exploring University Students’ Coping Strategy Intentions for Cyberbullying
* Playing video games may have reduced hippocampal integrity, which is associated with an increased risk of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease
* Young people think friends are more at risk of cyberbullying
* Healthy Kids: Examining the Effect of Message Framing and Polarity on Children's Attitudes and Behavioral Intentions

  • Education

  • Education
Links about: age 5-11
* [Education Archive 5-11] [Education Latest 5-11] [Top]
* Five useful ways teachers can help pupils transition to secondary school
* No quick fix for pupils with a fixed mindset about their own intelligence
* Able pupils from poorer homes 'less likely to be judged above average'
* Calls for radical shake-up of the curriculum to help summer born children
* Study on brain waves shows how different teaching methods affect reading development
* Children's Temperament and Academic Skill Development During First Grade: Teachers' Interaction Styles as Mediators
* Feedback from teachers doesn’t always help pupils improve
* Feedback from teachers doesn’t always help pupils improve
* The academic penalty for gaining weight: a longitudinal, change-in-change analysis of BMI and perceived academic ability in middle school students.
* Behavioral Changes Associated with a Disruptive New Student in the Classroom
Links about: aged 11-16
* [Education Archive 11-16] [Education Latest 11-16] [Top]
* Children at state schools feel they are missing out on the non-formal learning
* Schools, pupils and their characteristics
* Why do heavier children do worse at school? It’s not their fault
* Mobile Phone Bans Lead to Rise in Student Test Scores
Links about: ages 16-plus
* [Education Archive 16+] [Education Latest 16+] [Top]
* People who get married before they get a degree are more likely to later become obese than people who get married after college
* Mobile Phones in the Classroom: Examining the Effects of Texting, Twitter, and Message Content on Student Learning
* I wish I had (not) taken a gap-year? ... and ... Gap year takers 'less likely to finish university'

  • Other

  • Other
Links about: age 5-11
* [Other Archive 5-11] [Other Latest 5-11] [Top]
Links about: aged 11-16
* [Other Archive 11-16] [Other Latest 11-16] [Top]
Links about: ages 16-plus
* [Other Archive 16+] [Other Latest 16+] [Top]
* Why New York banned polystyrene foam
* Attitudes toward public health issues shift to be more accepting and understanding after playing a game
* Research reveals “social value” of schemes to help young people access the construction industry

  • Mental Health 5-16+

  • Mental Health 5-16+
Links about: age 5-11
* Expressive Arts as a Means of Increasing Well-Being in Children
* Group memberships boost self-esteem more than friends alone
* The Relationship between Personality Traits and Stress Levels in Children
Links about: aged 11-16
* Relationship Seen Across Studies Between Cyberbullying, Depression
* Resiliency training program helps teenagers deal with stress
* Where to Go from Here? An Exploratory Meta-Analysis of the Most Promising Approaches to Depression Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents
* Teen suicide rates are bleak.US School-based clinics help those in crisis
* School and education problems emerged as a top concern among those contacting the ChildLine helpline
* YoungMindvs musical playlists for combatting school stress
* Sedentary behavior, depressed affect, and indicators of mental well-being in adolescence: Does the screen only matter for girls?
* The cyclical nature of depressed mood and future risk: Depression, rumination, and deficits in emotional clarity in adolescent girls.
* Programs for the Prevention of Youth Depression: Evaluation of Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Readiness for Dissemination.
Links about: ages 16-plus
* The association between sedentary behaviour and risk of anxiety
* The social determinants of young people's mental health
* Mindfulness has lost its Buddhist roots, and it may not be doing you good
* Meeting and supporting students who have parents with mental ill-health

  • Mental Health 5-16+
  • Education

  • Mental Health 5-16+
  • Education
Links about: ages 16-plus
* Schools Rethink Health Class, Incorporate Mindfulness Training


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