We aimed to identify temporal patterns of change in body mass index (BMI) and associated health behaviour among 6–16-year-old children and young people in Sweden..
The study was designed in two parts. In part one, the family-based healthy eating intervention is delivered and participants are asked to produce the vlog-style films in their home setting. Part two...
The aim of the work was to review the evidence for mental health screening and identification programmes based in schools and to judge whether current evidence fulfils selected UK National Screening...
Adolescent safeguarding education has been a key area of interest for the researcher over the last 4 years, this started in their first research study with learners on a children's pre-registration...
‘Young people with type 1 diabetes are dependent upon competent and accessible healthcare to manage their self care, immediate health and wellbeing in daily life, in addition to managing their...
‘… adolescents should be considered a priority group for targeted interventions to improve sun protection behaviour, with [ultraviolet radiation] exposure during childhood and adolescence being of...
What factors influence measles, mumps and rubella vaccine hesitancy among parents? A systematic review
‘…parents appreciate balanced information about the risks and benefits of a vaccine, in a timely manner, from a trusted health professional, such as a health visitor.’ .
Implementing new consent procedures for schools-based human papillomavirus vaccination: a qualitative study
‘The new procedures allowed all eligible young women to attend, irrespective of whether they had returned a parental consent form.’ .
The role of the school nurse in tackling serious youth violence: an analysis of healthcare provision
Primary prevention is at the core of public health and the school nursing service, with school nurses having expertise in preventative health care (Royal College of Nursing, 2020). The ‘Healthy Child...
‘Television advertisements provide an effective medium for food companies to target children and influence their food choices…Multiple systematic reviews have shown that child exposure to television...
The main aims were to assess preschool children's TV viewing habits and sleep habits, as well as the way the time spent watching TV affects children's sleep patterns..
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2020) in the United States, 9.4% of children aged 2–17 years have been diagnosed with ADHD. Among children aged 3–17 years, 7.4% have...
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