Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health covering  a range of topics:

  • the impact of food advertising on children’s food purchase and weight.
  • the role of television on childhood obesity in Athens.
  • use of blogs by students in a public health class.
  • targeting of adolescents by the tobacco industry.
  • Spanish children screen-media use.

Dennison,  B. A. & Edmunds, L. (2008). The role of television in childhood obesity. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 8 August.

Devís-Devís, J. et al.
(2008). Screen media time usage of 12–16 year-old Spanish school
adolescents: Effects of personal and socioeconomic factors, season and
type of day. Journal of Adolescence, In Press, Corrected Proof, 9 August.

Goldman, R. H. et al.
(2008).Using Seminar Blogs to Enhance Student Participation and
Learning in Public Health School Classes. Am J Public Health, 98(9),

Halford, J. et al. (2008). Beyond-brand effect of television food advertisements on food choice in children: the effects of weight status. Public Health Nutrition, 11(9), 897-904.

Kreslake, J. M.,  et al.
(2008). Tobacco Industry Control of Menthol in Cigarettes and Targeting
of Adolescents and Young Adults. American Journal of Public Health,
98(9), 1685-1692.

Lagiou, A. & Parava, M. (2008). Correlates of childhood obesity in Athens, Greece. Public Health Nutrition, 11(9), 940-945.

Mazur, A. et al. (2008). Impact of food advertising on food purchases by students in primary and secondary schools in south-eastern Poland. Public Health Nutrition, 11(9), 978-981.


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