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McGaughey, Anthony, Jr.; Senkowski, Valerie; Taylor, Laurette; Branscum, Paul; Cheney, Marshall – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: College students report high levels of stress, which may be exacerbated by the psychoactive ingredients in energy drinks. Little is understood about the relationship between daily hassles and energy drink consumption. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the associations between energy drink consumption patterns and daily…
Descriptors: College Students, Eating Habits, Food Standards, Online Surveys
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Poulos, Natalie S.; Pasch, Keryn E. – Health Education Journal, 2016
Background: Energy drink consumption has become increasingly prevalent among US college students, yet little is known about current rates of consumption and reasons for consumption among current energy drink users, particularly differences related to gender and race/ethnicity. Objectives: To better understand energy drink consumption alone and…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Health Behavior, Demography, Social Differences
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Uluöz, Eren; Gencer, Ayse; Kamisli, Sibel – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Energy drinks are often used by sedanter individuals as well as by individuals engaged in sports. The purpose of this study is to determine the energy drinks consumption habits of the students of PES. Total of 102 (Female:33/Male:69) from Çukurova University PES students were chosen as the participants since they were to be aware of the impact of…
Descriptors: Athletes, Foreign Countries, College Students, Athletics
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Luneke, Aaron C.; Glassman, Tavis J.; Dake, Joseph A.; Thompson, Amy J.; Blavos, Alexis A.; Aaron J. Diehr, – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
This systematic review summarizes the extant literature concerning college students and alcohol mixed with energy drink (AmED) consumption. Inclusion criteria incorporated studies that reported on AmED consumption, along with attitudes and perceptions of energy drink and AmED use among United States college students ages 18-25. The search yielded…
Descriptors: Drinking, Food, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Miles, Rhea; Misra, Shinjini; Miles, Kyra; Doherty, Caroline – Science Activities: Projects and Curriculum Ideas in STEM Classrooms, 2019
Many students consume energy drinks without knowing or thinking about the adverse side effects. The purpose of this article is to share student procedures and results after testing the effects of a popular energy drink, Red Bull, on Dugesia Dorotocephala planarians (flatworms). Planarians are animals with neurotransmitters systems that are similar…
Descriptors: High School Students, Secondary School Science, Science Education, Science Activities
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Cha, Eun Me; Ranjit, Nalini; Hoelscher, Deanna M. – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2017
Objective: Despite growing awareness about the harmful physiological effects of energy drinks, especially among young people, there is little regulation governing the marketing and sale of these products to adolescents. Thus, in contrast to substances such as cigarettes and alcohol, energy drinks are readily available to adolescents, and widely…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Smoking, Grade 10
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Pettit, Michele L.; DeBarr, Kathy A. – Journal of American College Health, 2011
Objective: This study explored relationships regarding perceived stress, energy drink consumption, and academic performance among college students. Participants: Participants included 136 undergraduates attending a large southern plains university. Methods: Participants completed surveys including items from the Perceived Stress Scale and items to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academic Achievement, Gender Differences, Stress Variables
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Jeffers, Amy J.; Vatalaro Hill, Katherine E.; Benotsch, Eric G. – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objective: The present study examined energy drink consumption and relations with weight loss attempts and behaviors, body image, and eating disorders. Participants/Methods: This is a secondary analysis using data from 856 undergraduate students who completed the American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment II…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Body Weight, Self Concept, Undergraduate Students
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Bonar, Erin E.; Green, Michaela R.; Ashrafioun, Lisham – Journal of American College Health, 2017
Objective: Research has identified correlates (e.g., drug use, risky sex, smoking) of using alcohol mixed with energy drinks (AMEDs). Few studies have investigated common mental health-related concerns (e.g., depression, sleep). Participants: Alcohol-using college students (n = 380 never used AMEDs, n = 180 used AMEDs) were recruited in the study…
Descriptors: College Students, Correlation, Drinking, Mental Health
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Martí-Andre´s, P.; Escuder-Gilabert, L.; Martín-Biosca, Y.; Sagrado, S.; Medina-Herna´ndez, M.J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
Energy drinks, as familiar consumer products, have been widely used in laboratory courses to help promote student interest, as well as to connect lecture concepts with laboratory work. Energy drinks contain B vitamins: pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and riboflavin (vitamin B2) of which amounts are high enough to be of concern. In this work, a fast and…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Science Laboratories, Laboratory Experiments
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Dolek, Burcu Ertas; Bosi, Tulay Bagci – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
Consumption of beverages is not considered adequate by athletes and coaches. The preliminary knowledge of those who are going to study in Sports Sciences Faculties will be very important. All participants were 1st year students. In the study, participants were asked to assess their socio-demographic characteristics and health behaviors, sport…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Freshmen, Health Behavior, Nutrition
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Wiggers, Danielle; Reid, Jessica L.; Hammond, David – Health Education Research, 2020
The current study examined the efficacy of health warnings on caffeinated energy drinks (CEDs). Participants aged 12-24 years (n = 2040) completed an online survey where they were asked to recall any existing warning statements on CED products and were randomized to one of 29 experimental warning conditions. Regression models were fitted to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Merchandise Information, Health Promotion, Stimulants
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Kensinger, Weston; Woolsey, Conrad; Divin, Amanda; Tapps, Tyler – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2014
Aims: Strategic energy drink marketing continues to target college students despite this group already being identified as high-risk for experiencing negative consequences. To better understand and predict drinking behaviors and to develop more effective prevention programs, this study examined students alcohol-only and combined-use positive…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Student Motivation, Identification
Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention, 2010
High-caffeine soft drinks have existed in the United States since at least the 1980s beginning with Jolt Cola. Energy drinks, which have caffeine as their primary "energy" component, began being marketed as a separate beverage category in the United States in 1997 with the introduction of the Austrian import Red Bull. Energy drink…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Stimulants, Drinking, College Students
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Mahoney, Caroline R.; Giles, Grace E.; Williams, Christianna S.; Brunye, Tad T.; Taylor, Holly A.; Kanarek, Robin B.; Marriott, Bernadette P.; Lieberman, Harris R. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: Caffeine and dietary supplement (DS) use by college students is not well-documented. Given reported associations between energy drink consumption and sensation seeking, we used the Sensation Seeking Scale Form V (SSS-V) to assess relationships between sensation-seeking, caffeine, and DS use. Participants: Data from 1,248 college…
Descriptors: College Students, Eating Habits, Nutrition, Life Style
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