PHE 10 – Active Health

Updated November 7, 2022

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Britannica School 
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Gale Virtual Books
Children and Teens – list of health and mental health topics from the Saskatchewan government

Anxiety – Britannica School
Anxiety – TeensHealth
Anxiety in Teenagers – healthdirect
How Anxiety Affects Teenagers – Child Mind Institute

Birth Control for Teens – HealthLink BC
Birth Control Options – Cleveland Clinic
Contraception – CDC
Contraception results – Britannica School articles
Contraception Explained: Options for Teens & Adolescents –
Contraception for Adolescents – National Library of Medicine

Mental Health
Mental Health – a list of mental health topics from TeensHealth
Mental Health – CDC
Mental Illness in Children and Youth – Canadian Mental Health Association

Peer Pressure 
Peer Pressure – TeensHealth
Peer Pressure: Its Influence on Teens and Decision Making –
Peer Pressure and Teens – HealthLinkBC
Strategies to Handle Peer Pressure – Center for Parent & Teen Communication

Protein Powders
Protein Powders – Harvard Health Publishing
Effects of Protein Supplements on Muscle Mass, Strength, and Aerobic and Anaerobic Power in Healthy Adults: A Systemic Review
Protein Mania – MasterFile Premier – login required
Protein Powders and Teens: Are They Safe? Are They Necessary?  – CHOC

Physical Exercise and Cognitive Functioning
Effects of Physical Exercise on Cognitive Functioning and Wellbeing – Frontiers in Psychology
Physical Activity Boosts Brain Health – CDC
Fitness literally boosts your brainpower, according to a new study – makeit
Exercise can boost your memory and thinking skills – Harvard Health Publishing

Screen Time/Cyber Bullying
Cyberbullying Is a Bigger Problem Than Screen Time Addiction – New York Times
Does More Screen Time Mean More Cyberbullying? – Cleveland Clinic
MSU research: Disconnection, not teens’ screen time, is the problem – Michigan University University
Screen time and children: How to guide your child – Mayo Clinic

Sleep Deprivation   
Among teens, sleep deprivation an epidemic – Stanford Medicine
Sleep Deprivation – Britannica School
Sleep deprivation may be undermining teen health – American Psychological Association
Teenagers and sleep – State Government of Victoria, Australia
Teens are facing a sleep deprivation epidemic. Here’s why – CNN

Sports Drinks & Caffeinated Drinks
Energy Drinks – CDC
Energy and sports drinks in children and adolescents – journal article from Paediatrics & Child Health
Sports drinks and energy drinks unhealthy for kids and teens, Canadian pediatricians say – CBC News
Teens and Energy Drinks: a Potentially Dangerous Combination – U.S. News

Adolescents and STDs Fact Sheet – CDC
STDs: Adolescents and Young Adults – CDC
STDs: TeensHealth
STI s – Britannica School
STIs – Public Health Ontario
Sexually Transmitted Infections – CDC
Sexually transmitted disease (STD) symptoms – Mayo Clinic

How to help children and teens manage their stress – American Psychological Association
Stress – Britannica School
Stress in Children and Teenagers –
What Is Stress – TeensHealth

Muscle-building supplements can be harmful for teenage boys – Harvard T.H. Chan
Sports Supplements – TeensHealth
Teenagers can be seriously harmed by dietary supplements – NBC News
When Teen Boys Use Supplements – New York Times
10 Things To Know About Dietary Supplements for Children and Teens – NIH

Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults – CDC
Understanding teen vaping – Government of Canada
Vaping – Britannica School
Vaping – Government of Canada
Vaping (E-Cigarettes) – Cleveland Clinic
Vaping: What You Need to Know – TeensHealth