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Youth health research as an area of expertise at the University of the Western Cape
(Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2008)
Introduction: There is mounting evidence of the health risk behaviours that adolescents are involved in on a daily basis. Local and national governments have advocated for intervention programmes to prevent an increase in ...
School-based interventions on physical inactivity as a risk factor of chronic diseases of lifestyle: a review
(LAM Publications Limited, 2011)
School -based health education programmes are important in focussing on risk factors for chronic disease of lifestyle (CDL) among young people. The school as a setting can be used to assist learners to make informed decisions ...
A systematic review of the relationship between family structure and health risk behaviours amongst young people: An African perspective
(Bentham Science Publishers, 2015)
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to review the published literature on the relationship between family structure and engagement in health risk behaviour amongst youth in African countries. METHODS: A systematic review ...
Concept mapping: Stakeholders perceptions of what should be included in interventions programmes aimed at reducing engagement in health risk behaviour amongst youth
(African Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (AFAHPER-SD), 2014)
Engagement in health risk behaviours (HRBs) amongst young people is increasing despite numerous programmes to address such behaviours. The active engagement of multiple stakeholder groups, including youth, in articulating ...
Political socialization of the youth: an examination of the family as an agency for youth citizenship in South Africa
(NOVA Science, 2015)
This study examined the role of the family in the political socialization of the youth. Two hundred and seventy-five (275) youth completed the self-administered questionnaire that was adapted from the Afrobarometer Round ...
Health-promotion needs of youth with a spinal cord injury in South Africa
(Informa Healthcare, 2007)
Purpose. To determine the health promotion needs through an exploration of health-related behaviours and the factors that influence the behaviour of physically disabled youth with spinal cord injury. Methods. A descriptive ...