Navigation Links
A picture of health in schools
Date:2/26/2013

Feeling comfortable and confident in sport, health, or PE can be very difficult for some young people who can be seen as a 'risk' of becoming obese. Young people from ethnic minorities, especially girls, are more likely to be physically inactive and unhealthy.

This perception needs to be addressed and challenged in school physical education (PE) according to research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), which shows how school provision could make use of visual approaches in developing young people's critical learning about the body.

When Dr Laura Azzarito served as Senior Lecturer at Loughborough University, she worked with 14 and 15 year olds in multi-cultural urban schools in the Midlands using digital cameras to compile 'visual diaries' of their experiences in health and physical activity.

Parts of the findings have been presented at school-based art exhibitions, community-based arts centres, and the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester. These exhibitions included students' own photographs and words that captured their ways of seeing, discussing and reflecting upon the significance of physical activity in their everyday lives.

A key theme that emerged from the research is the ways in which young people saw and talked about themselves as 'sporting bodies'. Typically, one male student selected photographs of himself in which he displayed shooting skills in basketball and ball control in football. Another student provided a technical narrative, with his pictures portraying him performing different tennis strokes as might be found in a training manual or magazine.

By contrast, the diaries of South Asian girls did not tend to include images of themselves participating in sports that were organised, competitive or required highly specialised actions. Instead, their diaries showed how, for example, they move in the world with friends and family, or bond with girlfriends through recreational sp
'/>"/>

Contact: Pressoffice
pressoffice@esrc.ac.uk
Economic & Social Research Council
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Pictures Speak Louder Than Words on Cigarette Labeling
2. Crash Stats Paint a Grim Holiday Picture for Some
3. Pictures effective in warning against cigarette smoking
4. Adolescent sexual behavior tied to motion picture sexual content exposure, says MU researcher
5. Pictures of Fatty, Sugary Foods May Spur Cravings
6. New molecular structure offers first picture of a protein family vital to human health
7. Healthy Older Women Advised Against Taking Calcium
8. Collins Insurance Offers Tips for Successful Health Insurance Applications
9. Sixty HealthLine Systems, Inc. Clients Honored as Healthgrades 2013 Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence
10. Low Incidence of Positive Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Healthcare Workers
11. Climate Change May Threaten Worker Health, Productivity, Study Says
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Please join us for ... on Sunday, September 20th at Oneida Shores Park in Brewerton, NY. , Doris ... ruptured brain aneurysm at the young age of 59. Her family and friends have ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Following last month’s successful rollout of ... of Cath Lab Accreditation in an Academic Setting, and The Importance of PVI Accreditation. ... taped during the 2015 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... ... pace of the economic recovery since the 2008 has been subject to much debate, the ... last six years. Unemployment has dropped from a 2009 high of 10 percent to 5.9 ... 2014, the U.S. stock market is at an all time high, and interest rates at ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... , ... August 03, 2015 , ... Web SEO Master offers the most affordable web ... same business problem - making the most out of their dollar. Every company that ... It is crucial for existence. But not only does a start up need to ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... , ... August 03, 2015 , ... Representatives with ... service on its website. , “Our ‘Ask a Nutritionist’ feature on our website is ... eat healthily,” said Liza Brisk, nutritionist and spokeswoman for Health Food Grocers. , Health ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:4th Annual Doris A. Connor Memorial Event for Brain Aneurysm Awareness to be Held in Brewerton, NY with Proceeds Benefitting Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation 2Health News:4th Annual Doris A. Connor Memorial Event for Brain Aneurysm Awareness to be Held in Brewerton, NY with Proceeds Benefitting Renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation 3Health News:Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) Clients Explain Benefits of ACE Accreditation 2Health News:Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) Clients Explain Benefits of ACE Accreditation 3Health News:Newport Board group, an Advisory Firm Serving the Middle Market, Cautions Businesses on How to Survive the Coming Recession 2Health News:Newport Board group, an Advisory Firm Serving the Middle Market, Cautions Businesses on How to Survive the Coming Recession 3Health News:Newport Board group, an Advisory Firm Serving the Middle Market, Cautions Businesses on How to Survive the Coming Recession 4Health News:Web SEO Master, a division of SH Web Design & SH Web Commerce, Inc. begins offering Web Design and SEO Services for Start Up Companies located in Indianapolis, Indiana 2Health News:Web SEO Master, a division of SH Web Design & SH Web Commerce, Inc. begins offering Web Design and SEO Services for Start Up Companies located in Indianapolis, Indiana 3Health News:Health Food Grocers Launches "Ask a Nutritionist" Service 2Health News:Health Food Grocers Launches "Ask a Nutritionist" Service 3
... with prostate cancer can improve their outcomes if they walk ... diagnosis, according to a recent study in Cancer Research ... "It appears that men who walk briskly after ... disease," said lead researcher Erin Richman, Sc.D., a research associate ...
... NEW YORK (May 23, 2011) -- Patients with ... clinical research study comparing two medications -- quetiapine ... and lithium, the gold-standard mood stabilizer. NewYork-Presbyterian ... sites nationally -- and the only site in ...
... 24, 2011For every year a person is homeless, the odds of ... to a report by St. Michael,s Hospital and Street Health. ... the lack of a health card, often because it has been ... in the journal Open Medicine , www.openmedicine.ca/article/view/368/407 , is ...
... May 24, 2011 The latest episode in ... " Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions ," focuses on new ... are infected with an antibiotic-resistant bacterium that,s become ... This "superbug" is called methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or ...
... , TUESDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising ... why residents of Minneapolis-St. Paul find their city is now ... Every year, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) ranks ... States, using the American Fitness Index (AFI). Although kicking the ...
... that their incomes start to rise not decline ... place says a Queen,s University School of Medicine professor. ... toward a Canadian-style system is feeble," says Jacalyn Duffin, ... medicine. "Physicians, incomes grew more quickly than those of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Brisk walking could improve prostate cancer outcomes 2Health News:New study aims to improve long-term treatment for patients with bipolar disorder 2Health News:No health card means no family doctor for many homeless people 2Health News:New American Chemical Society podcast: Fast test to diagnose MRSA infections 2Health News:Twin Cities Take Top Ranking for Healthy Living 2
(Date:8/3/2015)... , Aug. 3, 2015  Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: ... radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and ... release financial results for the fiscal third quarter 2015 ... The Company will also host a ... at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00 a.m. Eastern Time). ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... WARRINGTON, Pa. , Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... a specialty biotechnology company focused on developing aerosolized ... a live teleconference and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern ... time management will discuss the 2015 second quarter ... The company will issue a press release announcing ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... Aug. 3, 2015 AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the ... and reported financial results for the three and six ... include: , On July 23, 2015, the Committee ... positive opinion for Zalviso™ for the management of acute ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Landauer, Inc. Announces Date And Time For Announcement Of Fiscal Third Quarter 2015 Results And Conference Call 2Discovery Labs to Hold Conference Call on Tuesday August 11, 2015 to Discuss Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Other Business Updates 2AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2015 Financial Results 2AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2015 Financial Results 3AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2015 Financial Results 4AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2015 Financial Results 5AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2015 Financial Results 6AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2015 Financial Results 7AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2015 Financial Results 8AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2015 Financial Results 9AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter and Six Months 2015 Financial Results 10
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market ... Orphan Drug Markets in Europe ... Key developments and the strategies of major pharmaceutical ... orphan products in Europe remains problematic for the ...
... Dec. 20, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that ... in its catalogue: ... Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific ... REPORT SCOPE ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Orphan Drug Markets in Europe 2Orphan Drug Markets in Europe 3Orphan Drug Markets in Europe 4Orphan Drug Markets in Europe 5Orphan Drug Markets in Europe 6Orphan Drug Markets in Europe 7Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 2Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 3Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 4Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 5Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 6Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 7Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 8Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 9Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 10Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 11Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 12Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 13Global Markets for Laser Systems, Components and Materials -- Focus on Asia-Pacific 14
The Gizmo male external catheter is a latex catheter that uses a single-sided adhesive strip....
... Medical's line of Personal ... catheters you would choose ... product configurations - standard, ... hydro - are based ...
Active Cath is a latex, self-adhering, one piece catheter designed for extended wear. It combines a shortened latex sheath with a wide adhesive seal....
The Freedom Clear® LS Long Seal is a 100% latex-free, self-adhering, one piece catheter with an ultra-thin sheath for everyday wear. Its long seal provides added security....
Medicine Products: