Adolescence: Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness – YouTube
Published on Aug 21, 2015
Adolescence is a critical stage of development during which physical, intellectual, emotional, and psychological changes occur. While adolescence is a relatively healthy period of life, adolescents begin to make lifestyle choices and establish behaviors that affect both their current and future health. During this transition from childhood to adulthood, serious health and safety issues such as motor vehicle crashes, violence, substance use, and risky sexual behaviors can adversely affect adolescents and young adults. Parents have an important role in helping their adolescents stay healthy, but there are other influences on the choices adolescents make. Of the 42 million U.S. adolescents, age 10-19 years, 91% are enrolled in school, making schools and academic institutions an ideal place to foster lifelong healthy behaviors. Other community level interventions can also make the healthy choice the easy choice.
The Most Common Problems Teenagers Face Today
yurtopic.com 25 February 2014 | Family & Parenting modernghana.com
“..The most common problems that teenagers face today include:
Self-Esteem and Body Image
Drinking and Smoking
Peer-Pressure and Competition
Surprisingly, all of these problems are connected to one another, like a chain reaction. When the teens face self-esteem and body image problems, they can become frustrated, resulting in eating disorders. ..”
Today’s youth: anxious, depressed, anti-social
Three-generation survey reveals sharp decline in teenage mental health Madeleine Bunting Monday 13 September 2004 13.42 EDT theguardian.com
“..The mental health of teenagers has sharply declined in the last 25 years and the chances that 15-year-olds will have behavioural problems such as lying, stealing and being disobedient, have more than doubled.
The rate of emotional problems such as anxiety and depression has increased by 70% among adolescents, according to the biggest time trend study conducted in Britain. ..”
Mainstream -Current Trends
15 Most Dangerous Teen Trends Kelcie M. Posted on May 13, 2015 at 2:30pm EST parentsociety.com
“..When you’re young, you think that you’re invincible, that nothing can hurt you. This mentality is exactly why teens do so many stupid and dangerous things. Thanks to social media, young people are able to share all their stupid ideas with the world. causing the most dangerous of trends to go viral. Here are some of the most dangerous trends thus far…..”
Advertising Impact on Teens – YouTube
Social Media Technology
Facebook and Twitter ‘harm young people’s mental health’ Denis Campbell Health policy editor
Friday 19 May 2017 03.08 EDT theguardian.com
Poll of 14- to 24-year-olds shows Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety
Instagram has the most negative impact on young people’s mental wellbeing, a survey of almost 1,500 14- to 24-year-olds found, and the health groups accused it of deepening young people’s feelings of inadequacy and anxiety.
The survey, published on Friday, concluded that Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter are also harmful. Among the five only YouTube was judged to have a positive impact…”
Negative Effects of Social Media On Adolescents – YouTube
Effects of cannabis on the teenage brain NCPIC + Turning … – YouTube
Fitness -Active Lifestyle
*see Fitness: Physiology of Exercise goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Strength Training – KidsHealth kidshealth.org
If you’re a guy and you’ve started puberty, your body will have begun making the hormones necessary to help build muscle in response to weight training. If you haven’t started puberty, or you’re a girl, you’ll still be able to get stronger — you just won’t see your muscles getting much bigger.
Before you start strength training, you should be checked out by your doctor to make sure it’s safe for you to lift weights. And to reduce the risk of injury, it’s important to learn proper technique and to be adequately supervised…”
Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know – YouTube
*see Fitness: Various Resistance Training Exercises goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Sports Endurance Workout – Stamina, Speed, and Agility … – YouTube
*see Fitness: Various Cardio Workouts goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Teen Bodybuilding – Beginners Advice – What To Avoid – YouTube
*see Teen Bodybuilding – Beginners Advice – What To Avoid goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Athletic Training For Beginners | Youth Sports Performance … – YouTube
*see Fitness: Various Plyometric Training Exercises goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Youth Fitness Speed and Agility FUN – YouTube
Bone Health during Puberty Stage
Exercise and Bone Health in Children and Adolescents – YouTube
*see Fitness: “Safety” & Best Tips (Properly) When Running, Jogging, and/or Walking Outdoors goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
New Guidelines for Bone Health in Kids and Teens – YouTube
How Is Bone Growth Affected in Girls? | Puberty – YouTube
*see Fitness: Various kinds of Stretches goodnewshealthandfitness.wordpress.com
Top 10 Health Benefits of Youth Sports By Health Fitness Revolution –
June 3, 2015 .healthfitnessrevolution.com
“..It is well-known that children who participate in sports are less likely to drop out of school, and become involved in drugs and alcohol activity, while they also excel in academic performances and sociability.
Here are the Top 10 from Health Fitness Revolution and author of the book ReSYNC Your Life Samir Becic:..”
Documentary: The benefits of sports on teenagers – YouTube
Too much sport ‘may be bad for teens’ health’ Published Thursday 21 November 2013 medicalnewstoday.com
‘…However, they found that more than 14 hours appears to be detrimental to their health. ..
We found that sports practice apparently ceased to be a protective factor and became an independent risk factor for poor well-being when practicing more than twice the 7 recommended hours per week.”
The investigators note that their study highlights the importance for physicians caring for adolescents to monitor their level of sports practice and ask them about their well-being. ..
Teenage years risky for sports injuries by Cathy Johnson abc.net.au
“..And this is bad news. Not only are injured young athletes predisposed to health problems like arthritis later in life, but the experience can also lead them to drop out of sport altogether and perhaps begin the downward spiral to being a couch potato.
It’s something coaches need to recognise and they may need to reduce the volume of training for certain teens, says paediatric sports medicine specialist Dr Carolyn Broderick…”
Youth sport: positive and negative impact on young athletes Donna L Merkel Open Access J Sports Med. 2013; 4: 151–160.
Published online 2013 May 31 ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
“..The popularity of youth sports continues to rise, with an estimated 45 million child and adolescent participants in the US.1,2 Seventy-five percent of US families with school-aged children have at least one child who participates in organized sports..”
Healthy Eating Tips for Teens – YouTube
Healthy Eating Tips : How to Teach Teenagers to Eat Healthy – YouTube
Healthy Eating for Teenagers – YouTube
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