Search for dissertations about: "Leisure in adolescence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Leisure in adolescence.

  1. 1. Leisure in adolescence : youths' activity choices and why they are linked to problems for some and not others

    Author : Andreas Persson; Margaret Kerr; Bonnie Barber; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; structured activities; unstructured activities; extracurricular activities; youth centers; parent relations; peer relations; delinquency; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Adolescents spend a great amount of time engaged in different leisure activities. Some of the activity choices they make can put them at risk for negative socialization. In particular, peer-oriented, unstructured activities such as hanging out on the streets or at neighborhood recreation centers have been linked to problem development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Taking Part on Equal Terms? : Associations between Economic Resources and Social Participation among Swedish Adolescents

    Author : Simon Hjalmarsson; Carina Mood; Peter Fallesen; Stephanie Plenty; Lawrence M. Berger; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peer relationships; Social relationships; Friendships; Peer rejection; Bullying victimization; Extracurricular activities; Organised leisure activities; Structured leisure activities; Adolescence; Youth; Childhood; School; Economic resources; Material deprivation; Disposable household income; Child poverty; Sociometric data; Network data; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation contains four empirical studies examining associations between economic resources and social participation among Swedish adolescents. All four studies draw data from a school-based survey covering a nationally representative sample of the 2010 cohort of Swedish eighth-grade students. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding the social integration of adolescents of foreign origin : Longitudinal investigations of inter-origin friendship formation

    Author : Olov Aronson; Disa Bergnéhr; Arne Gerdner; Sofia Enell; Michael Wells; Emma Sorbring; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social integration; friendship; adolescence; longitudinal; Sweden; LoRDIA; Resettlement Strategies in Families;

    Abstract : The present dissertation aims to understand some of the opportunities for, and influences on, the social integration of adolescents of foreign origin in Sweden. Informed by previous research, the dissertation suggests that successful social integration involves friendship formation between peers of similar origins (intra-origin friendship formation) as well as friendship formation between peers of different origins (inter-origin friendship formation). READ MORE

  4. 4. Physical activity and fitness among adolescents [sic] in Sweden with a 20-year trend perspective

    Author : Maria Westerståhl; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Exercise; physical activity; sports; fitness; physical capacity; body weight; overweight; leisure-time; attitude; socio-economic; physical education; teenager; student; gender; time trend;

    Abstract : To prevent chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes, it is important to avoid body fatness, to remain physically active and to maintain aerobic fitness. It is also important to maintain a certain level of muscular strength to be able to perform everyday tasks in adolescence and adulthood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Young today - adult tomorrow! : studies on physical status, physical activity, attitudes, and self-perception in children and adolescents

    Author : Ann-Christin Sollerhed; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hälsofrämjande arbete; Ungdomar; hälsa; Skolidrott; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim was to gain knowledge of young people's physical status and physical activity, and to further the understanding of the role of school physical education in a salutogenic public health perspective. Two studies were performed in southern Sweden. Study 1 was performed in 1996 among 301 adolescents aged 16-19 in upper secondary school. READ MORE