Substance use and dietary practices among students attending alternative high schools: results from a pilot study
- Geography Influences Dietary Intake, Physical Activity and Weight Status of Adolescents. Downs, Shauna M.; Fraser, Shawn N.; Storey, Kate E.; Forbes, Laura E.; Spence, John C.; Plotnikoff, Ronald C.; Raine, Kim D.; Hanning, Rhona M.; McCargar, Linda J. // Journal of Nutrition & Metabolism;2012, p1
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to assess rural and urban differences in the dietary intakes, physical activity levels and weight status of a large sample of Canadian youth in both 2005 and 2008. Materials and Methods. A cross-sectional study of rural and urban adolescents (n = 10, 023)...
- Hot summer hoops action. Evans, Howie // New York Amsterdam News;8/5/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 35, p46
This article presents information on various basketball tournaments being played in New York City. More teenagers play team basketball in the spring and summer than in their respective high schools. On Saturday, August 14. The annual National Pro-Am Basketball Classic will see a number of NBA...
- Bigger, Stronger, Faster. Holliday, Heather // Scholastic Scope;3/25/2002, Vol. 50 Issue 14, p15
Debates on the use of dietary supplements for high school athletes in the U.S. Popularity of ephedrine and creatine supplements; Improvement of athletic performance, speed, weight loss and energy; Possible effects of seizures, strokes and heart attacks.
- The use of dietary supplements in a group of potentially elite secondary school athletes. Crowley, J. J.; Wall, C. // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2004 Supplement, Vol. 13, pS39
Background - Athletes, concerned with goals of maximising performance and fearful of losing their competitive edge, have been targeted as a significant consumer group for vitamin and mineral supplements. The reasons for athletes supplement use fall into three areas: to compensate for less than...
- The TRUTH About Diet Supplements. Chapman, Jen // Current Health 2;Nov2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p16
The article warns teenagers about taking diet supplements.
- THE INFLUENCE OF SIGNIFICANT OTHERS ON ATTITUDES, SUBJECTIVE NORMS AND INTENTIONS REGARDING DIETARY SUPPLEMENT USE AMONG ADOLESCENT ATHLETES. Eddy, James M.; Wang, Min Qi; Perko, Michael A.; Bartee, R. Todd; Dunn, Michael S.; Nagy, Steve // Adolescence;Fall2001, Vol. 36 Issue 143, p583
Presents a study which assessed the influence of significant others on attitudes, subjective norms and intentions regarding dietary supplement use among adolescent athletes. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Dietary supplements. // Scholastic Choices;Jan99, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p5
Identifies problems in using dietary supplements. Testing of dietary supplements; Use of dietary supplements by teenagers; Ingredients of dietary supplements.
- Easy As ABC? Aase, Sara // Current Health 2;Sep2007, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p15
The article addresses the question of whether dietary supplements benefit teenagers.
- Adolescent Contraceptive Use: Comparisons of Male and Female Attitudes and Information. Freeman, Ellen W.; Rickels, Karl; Huggins, George R.; Mudd, Emily H.; Garcia, Celso-Ramon; Dickens, Hulen O. // American Journal of Public Health;Aug1980, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p790
Abstract: Information and attitudes about contraception and pregnancy were assessed with a self-administered questionnaire in a sample of urban Black teenagers, Data were obtained from 607 male and female students in high school health classes and a demographically similar group of 123...