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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]
HBSC 2006 full variable report: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study 2006: Socio-demographic patterns in the health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's lives
(Department of Health and Children, 2008-12)
The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (Ireland) study is conducted by the HBSC Ireland research team at the Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland (www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc). ...
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 ...
From science to policy: experience of the Breastfeeding in Ireland Strategic Action Plan
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Healthcare decisions and policy-related issues are increasingly being made on research-based evidence. However, translating evidence into practice and policy can prove difficult and time consuming, not least because ...
Transport to school and mental well-being of schoolchildren in Ireland
(Frontiers Media, 2021-04-09)
Objectives: We explored whether modes of transport (cycling, walking, public transport or private vehicle) between home and school are associated with mental well-being in children aged 10 17 years, participating in the ...
Is school participation good for children? Associations with health and wellbeing
Purpose There is increasing recognition of children's abilities to speak for themselves. School democracy, as demonstrated by genuine participation, has the potential to benefit both teachers and students; leading to ...
Investigating active travel to primary school in Ireland
Abstract Purpose Active travel to school, by walking or cycling, can positively influence children's health and increase physical activity. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the context and promoters and barriers ...