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

  • Use of online stress management programming for college students.
  • How relaxing classical music can be an effective intervention in reducing sleeping problems.
  • Intervention program to prevent excess weight gain, reduce screen time, and promote physical activity. 
  • Understanding the relationship between exposure to sexual music videos and young people’s sexual attitudes.
  • Development of a walking  media station for children to use at home.

Chiauzzi,  Emil et al. (2008). Mystudentbody-stress: An online stress management intervention for college students. Journal of Health Communication, 13(6): 555 – 572.

Graves, L.  et al. (2008).  Energy expenditure in adolescents playing new generation computer games.Br J Sports Med., 42(7): 592-594.

Harmat, L. et al. (2008). Music improves sleep quality in students. J Adv Nurs., 62(3): 327-35.

Mellecker, R.R. et al. (2008). The feasibility of ambulatory screen time in children. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 9999(1): 1-6.

Salmon, J. et al. (2008).
Outcomes of a group-randomized trial to prevent excess weight gain,
reduce screen behaviors and promote physical activity in 10-year-old
children: switch-play. Int J Obes., 32(4): 601-612.

Warren, Ron et al. (2008).
Food and beverage advertising on U.S. television: A comparison of child-targeted versus general audience commercials.  Journal of
Broadcasting & Electronic Media,
52(3): 231 – 246.

Zhang, Yuanyuan et al. (2008).
The relationship between exposure to sexual music videos and young adults’ sexual attitudes. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic
, 52(3): 368 – 386.

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