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

Brandtzæ, P.B.;  Staksrud; E.,  Hagen; I. &  Wold, T. (2009). Norwegian children's experiences of cyberbullying when using different technological platforms. Journal of Children and Media, 3(4), 349-365.

  • The study examines whether children's experience of cyberbullying differs according to technological platforms and socio-demographic variables.

Gorely, T., Biddle, S.,  Marshall, S.J. & Cameron, N. (2009). The prevalence of leisure time sedentary behaviour and physical activity in adolescent boys: An ecological momentary assessment approach. Journal International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 4(4), 289-298.

  • This study aims to describe how adolescent boys in the United Kingdom spend their leisure time.

Hennessy, M.;  Bleakley, A.,  Fishbein, M.,  Jordan. A. (2009). Estimating the longitudinal association between adolescent sexual behavior and exposure to sexual media content. Journal of Sex Research, 46( 6), 586-596.

  • The purpose of this study is to estimate the association between adolescent sexual behavior and exposure to sexual media content.

King III, C. et al. (2009). Adolescent exposure to alcohol advertising in magazines: An evaluation of advertising placement in relation to underage youth readership. Journal of Adolescent Health, 45 (6), 626-633.

  • This study investigates whether alcoholic beverages popular among underage youths are more likely than those less popular among these youths to be advertised in magazines with high underage youth readerships.

Murphy, E. C-S., Carson, L., William Neal, W., Baylis, C., David Donley, D. & Yeater, R. (2009), Effects of an exercise intervention using Dance Dance Revolution on endothelial function and other risk factors in overweight children. Journal International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 4(4), 205-214.

  • This study aims to determine whether an exercise intervention using an active video game (Dance Dance Revolution™  is effective in improving endothelial dysfunction and other risk factors in overweight children.

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