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Matjasko, Jennifer L.; Holland, Kristin M.; Holt, Melissa K.; Espelage, Dorothy L.; Koenig, Brian W. – Journal of School Health, 2019
BACKGROUND: School-based extracurricular activity participation is one of the primary avenues for prosocial activity engagement during adolescence. In this study, we test the "overscheduling hypothesis" or whether the negative relationship between structured activity intensity (ie, hours) and adolescent bullying and fighting levels off…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Behavior Problems, Bullying, Prosocial Behavior
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Daily, Shay M.; Mann, Michael J.; Kristjansson, Alfgeir L.; Smith, Megan L.; Zullig, Keith J. – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Emergent evidence suggests a positive school climate may be a promising population-level intervention to promote academic achievement and student well-being. However, researchers have called for expanding the school climate evidence-base to better describe how the construct is associated with student outcomes. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Middle School Students
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Fallin-Bennett, Amanda; Goodin, Amie – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use among lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) high school students as well as related environment and school-level risk and protective factors were examined. Methods: Data was acquired from the 2015 CDC's Youth Behavior Risk Survey for Kentucky (N = 2577). Prevalence of substance use was calculated for…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Bullying, Correlation, Homosexuality
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Krtinic, Gordana; Duric, Predrag – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: The leading cause of nonfatal injuries in age group 14-19 is sports injuries. Purpose of the study was to determine the association between intense physical activity and injury and to identify the circumstances and environment in which injuries are most likely to occur. Methods: A prospective cohort study included 698 high school…
Descriptors: Injuries, Athletics, Adolescents, Correlation
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Edwards, Katie M.; Sessarego, Stephanie N.; Banyard, Victoria L.; Rizzo, Andrew J.; Mitchell, Kimberly J. – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Relationship abuse (RA) and sexual assault (SA) are major problems among high school students, and school personnel are an important part of preventing RA and SA among youth. Therefore, we examined the rates and correlates of bystander intentions among school personnel in situations of RA and SA. Methods: School personnel (N = 1150)…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Interpersonal Relationship
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Wilson, Maria N.; Asbridge, Mark; Langille, Donald B. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: In examining associations of sexual orientation, school connectedness (SC), and depression, no studies have used a continuum of sexual orientation. Additionally, no study has examined whether individuals with higher SC within subgroups of the continuum of sexual orientation are protected from symptoms of depression when compared to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student School Relationship, Sexual Orientation, Depression (Psychology)
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Gregg, David; Somers, Cheryl L.; Pernice, Francesca Maria; Hillman, Stephen B.; Kernsmith, Poco – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Risks associated with teen sexting draw increasing concern from teachers and communities as developments in communication software and devices make sharing private content faster and simpler each year. We examined rates, recipients, and predictors of teen sexting to better plan education and preventative policies and strategies. A…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Computer Mediated Communication, Telecommunications, High School Students
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Jiang, Yongwen; Reilly-Chammat, Rosemary; Cooper, Tara; Viner-Brown, Samara – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Sexual minority students have higher risk for health-related behaviors. We examined 5 domains including 34 health risk behaviors and health conditions among sexual minorities and unsure students in Rhode Island. We also included sexual contact of heterosexually identified students to capture heterosexually identified students who may…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Health Conditions, High School Students, At Risk Students
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Grigsby, Timothy J.; Forster, Myriam; Tsai, Jennifer; Rohrbach, Louise A.; Sussman, Steve – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Alternative (or continuation) high schools are institutions designed for students at risk for not graduating due to behavioral, educational, or medical problems. The present study explored the relationship between negative substance use consequences (eg, having trouble at school or work) and noncondom use in this at-risk population and…
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health Behavior, Prevention, High School Students
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Holt, Melissa; Espelage, Dorothy; Van Ryzin, Mark; Bowman, Chelsey – Journal of School Health, 2018
BACKGROUND: Research indicates that victimization exposures are associated with sexual risk-taking behaviors, but there is a relative lack of research on the relation between peer victimization and sexual risk taking among adolescents. This study fills this gap through examining how bullying, cyberbullying, and dating violence victimization at…
Descriptors: Victims, Bullying, Peer Groups, Correlation
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Bugbee, Brittany A.; Beck, Kenneth H.; Fryer, Craig S.; Arria, Amelia M. – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Substance use is prevalent and is associated with academic performance among adolescents. Few studies have examined the association between abstinence from all substances and academic achievement. Methods: Data from a nationally representative sample of 9578 12th graders from the 2015 Monitoring the Future survey were analyzed to…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Grade 12
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Bersamin, Melina; Coulter, Robert W. S.; Gaarde, Jenna; Garbers, Samantha; Mair, Christina; Santelli, John – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Improvements in health behaviors and academic outcomes have been associated with school-based health centers (SBHCs). However, underlying mechanisms for these associations have been largely unexamined, particularly among lower-income youth. The current study examines the relationship between SBHCs and school connectedness and whether…
Descriptors: School Health Services, Socioeconomic Status, High School Students, Student School Relationship
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Porta, Carolyn M.; Singer, Erin; Mehus, Christopher J.; Gower, Amy L.; Saewyc, Elizabeth; Fredkove, Windy; Eisenberg, Marla E. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) are school-based clubs that can contribute to a healthy school climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. While positive associations between health behaviors and GSAs have been documented, less is known about how youth perceive GSAs. Methods: A total of 58 LGBTQ youth…
Descriptors: Safety, Minority Group Students, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Parker, Elizabeth M.; Johnson, Sarah Lindstrom; Debnam, Katrina J.; Milam, Adam J.; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Much etiologic research has focused on individual-level risk factors for teen dating violence (TDV); therefore, less is known about school-level and neighborhood-level risk factors. We examined the association between alcohol outlet density around high schools and TDV victimization and the association between markers of physical…
Descriptors: Dating (Social), Violence, Correlation, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
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de Groot, Renate; van Dijk, Martin; Savelberg, Hans; van Acker, Frederik; Kirschner, Paul – Journal of School Health, 2017
Background: Knowledge about the beneficial role of physical activity (PA) for health and school performance is growing. Studies investigating the link between PA and school absenteeism due to illness are lacking. Therefore, we investigated associations between habitual PA and school absenteeism due to illness in adolescents and explored whether…
Descriptors: Attendance, Physical Activities, Self Concept Measures, Self Esteem
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