Browsing Faculty of Community & Health Sciences by Subject "Adolescents"

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Browsing Faculty of Community & Health Sciences by Subject "Adolescents"

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  • Wegner, Lisa; Flisher, Alan J; Chikobvu, Perpetual; Lombard, Carl; King, Gary (Elsevier, 2008)
    This prospective cohort study investigated whether leisure boredom predicts high school dropout. Leisure boredom is the perception that leisure experiences do not satisfy the need for optimal arousal. Participants completed ...
  • Palen, Lori-Ann; Patrick, Megan E; Gleeson, Sarah L; Caldwell, Linda L; Smith, Edward A; Wegner, Lisa; Flisher, Alan J (Taylor and Francis, 2010)
    This study identified leisure constraints, constraints negotiation strategies, and their relative frequencies among 114 high school students from one under-resourced area of South Africa. Through focus group discussions, ...
  • Puoane, Thandi; Tsolekile, Lungiswa; Steyn, Nelia (International Society on Hypertension in Blacks, 2010)
    OBJECTIVE: To assess beliefs about body size (fatness and thinness) and body image in Black girls aged 10–18 years living in Cape Town. DESIGN: Exploratory using qualitative methods. SETTING: Cape Town, South Africa. METHOD: ...
  • Caldwell, Linda L; Younker, Anita S; Wegner, Lisa; Patrick, Megan E; Vergnani, Tania; Smith, Edward A; Flisher, Alan J (American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration, 2008)
    As the push for evidence-based programming gathers momentum, many human services programs and interventions are under increased scrutiny to justify their effectiveness across different conditions and populations. ...

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