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Food, body weight, and health among adolescents in the digital age: An explorative study from a health promotion perspective


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Title: Food, body weight, and health among adolescents in the digital age: An explorative study from a health promotion perspective
Authors: Holmberg, Christopher
E-mail: christopher.holmberg@gu.se
Issue Date: 16-Apr-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science ; Institutionen för kost- och idrottsvetenskap
Parts of work: I. Holmberg, C., Chaplin, J. E., Hillman, T., & Berg, C. (2016). Adolescents' presentation of food in social media: An explorative study. Appetite, 99, 121-129.
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II. Holmberg, C., Berg, C., Dahlgren, J., Lissner, L., & Chaplin, J. E. (2018) Health literacy in a complex digital media landscape: Pediatric obesity patients’ experiences with online weight, food, and health information. Health Informatics Journal. Epub ahead of print.
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III. Holmberg, C., Berg, C., Hillman, T., Lissner, L. & Chaplin, J. E. Self-presentation in digital media among adolescent patients with obesity: striving for integrity, risk-reduction, and social recognition. (Submitted for publication).

IV. Holmberg, C., Larsson, C., Korp, P., Lindgren, E. C., Fröberg, A., Jonsson, L., Chaplin, J. E., & Berg, C. Adolescents experiences of an empowerment-based intervention focusing on healthy food and physical activity habits, based in a multicultural school setting in a low socioeconomic area in Sweden. (Submitted for publication).
Date of Defence: 2018-05-09
Disputation: Onsdagen den 9 maj 2018, kl. 9:00, MH-salen, Inst. för kost- och idrottsvetenskap, Läroverksgatan 5
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
416
Keywords: Adolescence, Digital media, eHealth literacy, Food communication, Health promotion, Obesity, Social media
Abstract: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore adolescents’ relationship with food, body weight, and health communication in online digital media, as well as how adolescents experience participating in a health promotion intervention regarding food and physical activity habits. Health promotion as a research area served three purposes: to inform the research questions, to direct the data collection, and to identify implications from the research findings. The four included studies explored ... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-962-3 (pdf)
978-91-7346-961-6 (print)
ISSN: 0436-1121
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/55588
Appears in Collections:Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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