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Should we be giving children choices about their health?

Dr Richard Winsley and colleagues, in the latest issue of Education and Health, describe the background to the child health Grand Challenge scheme at the University of Exeter. A summary of Judy Hargadon's lecture, on the work of the Children's Food Trust, is also included.
To read the article please follow the link

Healthy Heroes: Improving Young Children's Lifestyles In Lancashire; an evaluation of a challenge based schools' programme

Philip Gilligan and Martin Manby's article, in the latest issue of the Education and Health journal, describe the background to and evaluation of the programme conculding that programmes like Healthy Heroes have the potential to play a key role in improving children’s lifestyles and in shaping investments in their healthy futures.
To read the article follow the link

Supporting pupils and students affected by bereavement, loss and trauma

A selection of information, from around the world, to support pupils and students affected by bereavement, loss and trauma:

Children Young People and food, drugs, sre, exercise, education, health and lifestyle SHEU research links

School-based intervention supporting pupils affected by trauma, bereavement and loss.
The above is just one of over 60 new research links about 5-11 year olds' health and wellbeing
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Interventions for preventing #obesity in #children and young people

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.

Sex Education Literature Update #SexEdMatters #sexed

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' -

Concerned about #children young people #education and #health ?

The latest issue of the journal Education and Health is published.
Visit the webpage, read the articles and look through the archives.
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Evaluation of a campaign to improve awareness and attitudes of #youngpeople towards #mentalhealth issues

"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

SHEU data: #youngpeople and visiting the doctor #health

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 and #research about young people, #children, health and wellbeing.

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


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