Bruening. M., MacLehose, R., Eisenberg, M.E., Nanney, M.S., Story, M., & Neumark-Sztainer, D. (2014). Associations between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and fast-food restaurant frequency among adolescents and their friends. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 46, 277-285.
By Sania Ahmed on June 30, 2014
Objective: To assess associations between adolescents and their friends with regard to sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB)/diet soda intake and fast-food (FF) restaurant visits. Design: Population-based, cross-sectional survey study with direct measures from friends. Setting: Twenty Minneapolis/St Paul schools during 2009–2010. Participants: Adolescents (n = 2,043; mean age, 14.2 ± 1.9 years; 46.2% female; 80% non-white). Main […]
Lampard, A.M., MacLehose, R.F., Eisenberg, M.E., Neumark-Sztainer, D., & Davison, K.K. (2014). Weight-related teasing in the school environment: Associations with psychosocial health and weight control practices among adolescent boys and girls. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
By Sania Ahmed on March 27, 2014
Weight-related teasing has been found to be associated with low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, body dissatisfaction, and weight control behaviors in adolescents. While research has typically examined weight-related teasing directed towards the individual, little is known about weight-related teasing at the school level. This study aimed to determine the association between the school-level prevalence of weight-related […]