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Gender Perspectives on Social Norms Surrounding Teen Pregnancy: A Thematic Analysis of Social Media Data

Gender Perspectives on Social Norms Surrounding Teen Pregnancy: A Thematic Analysis of Social Media Data

Although norms against sex and pregnancy during adolescence apply to both males and females, normative standards are generally enforced more strongly for girls than boys [31].

Kathryn M Barker, S V Subramanian, Robert Selman, S Bryn Austin

JMIR Pediatr Parent 2019;2(2):e13936

Younger Adolescents’ Perceptions of Physical Activity, Exergaming, and Virtual Reality: Qualitative Intervention Development Study

Younger Adolescents’ Perceptions of Physical Activity, Exergaming, and Virtual Reality: Qualitative Intervention Development Study

Adolescence (13 to 17 years) is a key time to intervene, as long-term PA likely confers maximum protective benefit [3]. Those who have high levels of PA in adolescence are more likely to be active in adulthood and lead healthier lifestyles [4,5].

Nuša Farič, Eleanor Yorke, Laura Varnes, Katie Newby, Henry WW Potts, Lee Smith, Adrian Hon, Andrew Steptoe, Abigail Fisher

JMIR Serious Games 2019;7(2):e11960

Exploring the Effectiveness of an Integrated Physical Activity and Psychosocial Program Targeting At-Risk Adolescent Girls: Protocol for the Girls United and on the Move (GUM) Intervention Study

Exploring the Effectiveness of an Integrated Physical Activity and Psychosocial Program Targeting At-Risk Adolescent Girls: Protocol for the Girls United and on the Move (GUM) Intervention Study

In particular, engaging in regular PA during adolescence has been directly linked to reduced rates of anxiety, depression, emotional disturbances, and psychological distress [19,20] and improved self-perception facets, such as self-esteem, self-confidence,

Cristina M Caperchione, Nicole Hargreaves, Catherine M Sabiston, Stephen Berg, Kent C Kowalski, Leah J Ferguson

JMIR Res Protoc 2020;9(6):e15302

Adaptive Mobile Health Intervention for Adolescents with Asthma: Iterative User-Centered Development

Adaptive Mobile Health Intervention for Adolescents with Asthma: Iterative User-Centered Development

High levels of adherence to ICS (ie, taking >80% of prescribed doses) are associated with both consistent asthma control in youth [5] and reduction in severe asthma exacerbations [6].Adolescence is a unique developmental period when suboptimal adherence

David A Fedele, Christopher C Cushing, Natalie Koskela-Staples, Susana R Patton, Elizabeth L McQuaid, Joshua M Smyth, Sreekala Prabhakaran, Selina Gierer, Arthur M Nezu

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2020;8(5):e18400

Interactive Narrative in a Mobile Health Behavioral Intervention (Tumaini): Theoretical Grounding and Structure of a Smartphone Game to Prevent HIV Among Young Africans

Interactive Narrative in a Mobile Health Behavioral Intervention (Tumaini): Theoretical Grounding and Structure of a Smartphone Game to Prevent HIV Among Young Africans

women are particularly vulnerable because of biological and structural factors, both sexes too often lack the understanding, skills, and guidance they need to successfully navigate the physiological, emotional, social, and behavioral changes and challenges of adolescence

Kate Winskell, Gaëlle Sabben, Christopher Obong'o

JMIR Serious Games 2019;7(2):e13037