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Socio-demographic, health and lifestyle factors influencing age of sexual initiation among adolescents
Behavioural and developmental factors mean that adolescents who initiate sexual intercourse early may be at an increased risk of adverse sexual health outcomes at the time of first sex and later in life. In an Irish ...
Food marketing in Irish schools
Purpose - Schools are thought to represent a growing marketing opportunity for food advertisers in many countries. Marketing of unhealthy food to children is linked to the increased prevalence of obesity worldwide. This ...
HBSC 2010 full variable report: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study 2010: Socio-demographic patterns in the health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's lives
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2012-12)
[No abstract available]
Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland 2010: Middle Childhood Study: Socio-demographic patterns in health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's lives
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2012-02)
[No abstract available]
Expanding the role of young people in research: towards a better understanding of their lives.
(Jagiellonian University Press, 2014)
The participation of young people in the research process can be empowering for the participants and valuable for the research outcomes. This paper presents the methods used and outcomes of involving youth in the development ...
Ethical review and childrens research in Ireland
A substantial increase in research into the lives of children has been experienced in Ireland over the last few years. This increase is not only in the amount of research undertaken but also in the multi-disciplinary range ...
HBSC Ireland 2018: Health and well-being of young people in Donegal
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-06-30)
This short report presents indicators of health and well-being in young people from Donegal, compared to the same findings from other counties of Republic of Ireland (ROI). The indicators included in this analysis are the ...
Modes of transport to or from school and mental wellbeing of schoolchildren in Irelandmental wellbeing of schoolchildren in Ireland
(Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-06-18)
Active transport is a priority area within the Physical Activity Strategy for the WHO European Region 2016–2025. Active transport (walking and cycling) is associated with better physical health indicators. Cycling, as a ...
Sexual intercourse, age of initiation and contraception among adolescents in Ireland: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study
Background The need to tackle sexual health problems and promote positive sexual health has been acknowledged in Irish health policy. Young people’s sexual behaviour however remains under-researched with limited national ...
Children’s participation in school: a cross-sectional study of the relationship between school environments, participation and health and well-being outcomes
Background: Schools are a key setting for health promotion and improvement activities and the psycho-social environment of the school is an important dimension for promoting the health and well-being of children. The ...