Here is a list of recently published studies on children, media, and health which explore a range of topics:
Custers, K. & Van den Bulck, J.
(2009).Television viewing, computer game play and book reading during
meals are predictors of meal skipping in a cross-sectional sample of
12-, 14- and 16-year-olds. Public Health Nutr., Available Online September 22.
- This study sets out to examine whether television viewing, computer
game playing or book reading during meals predicts meal skipping with
the aim of watching television, playing computer games or reading books
(media meal skipping).
Didden, R. et al. (2009). Cyberbullying among students with intellectual and developmental disability in special education settings. Dev Neurorehabil., 12(3), 146-51.
- This study sets out to explore the types, prevalence and associated
variables of cyberbullying among students with intellectual and
developmental disability attending special education settings.
(2009). Exploring the potential of computer and video games for health
and physical education: A literature review. Computers & Education,
- This study aims at critically reviewing recently published
scientific literature on the use of computer and video games in Health
Education and Physical Education with the main goal to identifying the
potential contribution of the incorporation of electronic games as
Smith, R.C. & Geller, E. S. (2009). Marketing and alcohol-related traffic fatalities: Impact of alcohol advertising targeting minors. Journal of Safety Research, Available online 12 September.
- This study explores how youth drinking and drink-driving behaviors rates are affected by alcohol advertisements targeting youth.
Thompson, D. et al. (2009). Boy Scout 5-a-day badge: Outcome results of a troop and
Internet intervention. Preventive
Medicine, Available online 16 September.
- This study evaluated a weekly meeting and internet program aimed at improving fruit juice and low-fat vegetable consumption.
Use the free CMCH Database of Research to find other studies on children, media, and health.