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Windle, Michael; Haardörfer, Regine; Getachew, Beth; Shah, Jean; Payne, Jackie; Pillai, Dina; Berg, Carla J. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: This study investigated associations between adverse childhood experiences (ACE) prior to age 18 years and multiple health behaviors (eg, cigarette and other substance use) and outcomes (eg, obesity, depression) for a large college sample. Participants: 2,969 college students from seven universities in the state of Georgia were included…
Descriptors: College Students, Early Experience, Multivariate Analysis, Student Surveys
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House, Lisa A.; Walton, Barry – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
There is a growing number of students on college campuses with mental health problems and college counseling services are reporting significant increases in student demand for counseling. Depression, a mental illness consisting of profound sadness, fatigue, and irritability, as well as low motivation, poor academic performance, and suicidal…
Descriptors: Therapy, Light, College Students, Depression (Psychology)
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Rhodes, Darson; Kramer, Alaina; Whitlock, Alyssa; Cox, Carol – Health Educator, 2016
Heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and respiratory diseases are the leading chronic diseases worldwide. For American college students, specifically, behavioral risk factors for chronic disease include: insufficient sleep, inactivity, unhealthy eating habits, poor mental health, substance abuse, unhealthy relationships, and unsafe sexual…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Chronic Illness, College Students, Risk
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Gawlik, Kate; Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek; Tan, Alai; Amaya, Megan – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: To describe the relationships between the cardiovascular health, lifestyle behaviors, and lifestyle beliefs among college-aged students. Participants: Seven hundred and twenty-nine college-aged students participated between October 2016 and April 2017. Methods: Heart checks, consisting of a cross-sectional survey and biometric…
Descriptors: College Students, Human Body, Physical Health, Health Promotion
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Henry, Brian; Cormier, Corinne; Hebert, Edward; Naquin, Mildred; Wood, Ralph – College Student Journal, 2018
Health and health-related behavior play a significant role in college students' academic performance. Unhealthy students and those who engage in risky health behaviors can have problems resulting in missed classes and lower grades. This study explored college students' health perceptions and behaviors, illness, and access to health care, and…
Descriptors: Health Services, Racial Relations, Gender Issues, Statistical Analysis
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Nanney, Marilyn S.; Lytle, Leslie A.; Farbakhsh, Kian; Moe, Stacey G.; Linde, Jennifer A.; Gardner, Jolynn K.; Laska, Melissa N. – Journal of American College Health, 2015
Objectives and Participants: The purpose of this article is to describe weight indicators and weight-related behaviors of students enrolled in 2-year colleges, including sex differences. Methods: During Fall 2011 and Spring 2012, 441 students from 3 Minnesota community colleges enrolled in the Choosing Healthy Options in College Environments and…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Body Weight, Student Behavior, Gender Differences
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Buboltz, Walter C.; Brown, Franklin; Soper, Barlow – Journal of American College Health, 2001
Surveyed college students regarding their sleep habits, patterns, and problems. A large majority had at least occasional sleep problems, with women reporting more of some difficulties than men. The most common sleep difficulties were taking more than 30 minutes to fall asleep, trouble falling asleep more than three times per week, morning…
Descriptors: College Students, Health Behavior, Higher Education, Sleep
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Dinger, Mary K.; Brittain, Danielle R.; Hutchinson, Susan R. – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objective: To examine associations between meeting the current moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) recommendation and health-related factors in a national sample of college students. Participants: Participants (N = 67,861) completed the National College Health Assessment II during the Fall 2008/Spring 2009 academic year. Methods:…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, College Students, Regression (Statistics), Eating Habits
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Matošková, Jana; Banarová, Michaela; Polcáková, Martina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This research examined what university students recommend for effective university study and whether their recommendations differ by gender, faculty or study programme degree. The research was based on 985 questionnaires. The following words were most commonly used in advice for freshmen: Go, Lectures, Learn, Continuously, Be, Prepare,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Learning Strategies, Study Habits
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Pelletier, Jennifer E.; Lytle, Leslie A.; Laska, Melissa N. – Health Education & Behavior, 2016
The objective of this study was to describe the relationship between stress, weight-related health risk behaviors (e.g., eating behaviors, physical activity, sedentary behavior, sleep, cigarette smoking, and binge drinking), and weight status using cross-sectional data on 2-year community college students enrolled in a randomized controlled weight…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Case Studies, Regression (Statistics), Correlation
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Raynor, Douglas A.; Levine, Heidi – Journal of American College Health, 2009
Objective: In fall 2006, the authors examined associations between the five-factor model of personality and several key health behaviors. Methods: College students (N = 583) completed the American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment and the International Personality Item Pool Big Five short-form questionnaire. Results:…
Descriptors: College Students, Health Behavior, Personality, Factor Analysis
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Chen, Xin; Vorvoreanu, Mihaela; Madhavan, Krishna – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2014
Students' informal conversations on social media (e.g., Twitter, Facebook) shed light into their educational experiences--opinions, feelings, and concerns about the learning process. Data from such uninstrumented environments can provide valuable knowledge to inform student learning. Analyzing such data, however, can be challenging. The complexity…
Descriptors: Social Media, Data Analysis, Sleep, Engineering Education
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Edens, Kellah M. – NASPA Journal, 2006
College students are sleeping less during the week than reported a few years ago. Lack of sleep among college students has been identified as one of the top three health related impediments to academic performance by the American College Health Association's National College Health Assessment survey; and it is associated with lower grades,…
Descriptors: Sleep, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables
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Johnson, Genevieve Marie – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
Although research establishes that student characteristics exert considerable influence on learning outcomes, research concerned with e-learning satisfaction most typically focuses of factors associated with instructional design, curriculum and pedagogy. Fifty-eight first-year university e-students completed an online survey that queried their…
Descriptors: Well Being, Psychological Patterns, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction
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Yeh, Yu-Chen; Lin, Sunny S. J.; Tseng, Yin-Hsing; Hwang, Fang-Ming – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
This study constructed a questionnaire, named "Lifestyle Change in Regard to Problematic Internet Use (LC-PIU)," for helping school psychologists detect early indications of PIU-related lifestyle changes in university populations. Our focus is on all university students who use the Internet, not users who already show dependent symptoms.…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Adults, Measures (Individuals), Depression (Psychology)
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