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Taliaferro, Lindsay A.; Doty, Jennifer L.; Gower, Amy L.; Querna, Katherine; Rovito, Michael J. – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: Violence and bullying perpetration among boys are major public health problems. We address gaps in the literature by examining: (1) how risk and protective factors co-occur, and (2) how different risk/protection profiles are associated with violence and bullying perpetration among adolescent boys. Methods: Data came from the…
Descriptors: Males, Adolescents, Violence, Bullying
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Laxer, Rachel E.; Dubin, Joel A.; Brownson, Ross C.; Cooke, Martin; Chaurasia, Ashok; Leatherdale, Scott T. – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: The school environment has the potential to influence student body mass index (BMI) through programs and policies. Our objective was to examine the effect of modifying obesity-related school policies and programs on youths' BMI trajectories. Methods: Obesity-related school policies and programs related to physical activity and healthy…
Descriptors: Comprehensive School Health Education, Obesity, Evidence, Educational Environment
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Schoeps, Konstanze; Montoya-Castilla, Inmaculada; Raufelder, Diana – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Based on Mayer and Salovey's model of emotional intelligence, this study examined whether perceived stress mediates the interplay of emotional intelligence and life satisfaction for girls and boys during early and middle adolescence. Methods: Using multigroup structural equation modeling with questionnaire data from a sample of Spanish…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Stress Variables, Emotional Intelligence, Life Satisfaction
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Grannon, Katherine Y.; Nanney, Marilyn S.; Wang, Qi; Larson, Nicole; Hearst, Mary O.; Berge, Jerica; Caspi, Caitlin E. – Journal of School Health, 2020
Background: Breakfast consumption often decreases as youth get older. The School Breakfast Program (SBP) provides an opportunity to intervene and increase breakfast consumption, especially among high school students. Methods: Project breakFAST implemented an expanded breakfast service at 12 high schools. In this longitudinal evaluation, school…
Descriptors: High School Students, Breakfast Programs, Grade 9, Grade 10