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Martin, Jasel – College Student Journal, 2018
Problem: Compared with other ethnic groups, Black women are the least likely group to engage in the recommended amount of physical activity. However, few studies have specifically identified or addressed barriers to physical activity in Black college-aged women. Method: This cross-sectional study analyzed data from the 2013 National Health…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Leisure Time, Females, Physical Activities
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Perkins, Rose J. Merlino – College Student Journal, 2018
"Women's Mental Health Questionnaire" (W-MHQ) assesses females' adult mental health concerns, and examines their associations with specified father-daughter childhood relationships. Presented are W-MHQ item and scale development, and psychometric findings drawn from factor analyses, reliability assessments, and validation processes. For…
Descriptors: Females, Mental Health, Questionnaires, Fathers
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Hagihara, Mayuko; Kato, Daiki – College Student Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between personality and resilience. The HEXACO personality model was employed; it includes six personality factors: honesty-humility, emotionality, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience. The Bidimensional Resilience Scale, which measures innate and…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Resilience (Psychology), Females, College Students
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Wilkinson, Larrell L.; Cunningham-Erves, Jennifer L.; Talbott, Laura L. – College Student Journal, 2018
Problem Statement: Annual gynecological exams could be a strategy to increase initiation and completion of HPV vaccination series among female college students. However, few studies have examined the role these exams play in vaccination uptake. This study assesses the association of OB/GYN visitation and HPV vaccine uptake among female college…
Descriptors: Gynecology, College Students, Females, Immunization Programs
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Contreras-Aguirre, Hilda Cecilia; Gonzalez Y Gonzalez, Elsa – College Student Journal, 2017
International students enrolled in American institutions of higher education have been increasing during the past decades. The current study addresses the experiences of international female graduate students in the United States, in terms of difficulties as students at a southern American university and temporal residents of the United States.…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Qualitative Research
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Johnson, Iryna – College Student Journal, 2017
Based on data from a single institution, this study estimates the effect of having a female instructor, the effects of measures of self-efficacy, and the interaction effects of measures of self-efficacy and having a female instructor on female and male student grade performance. Self-efficacy for academic achievement, self-regulated learning,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Role Models, Females, Academic Achievement
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Sawai, Misae; Kato, Daiki – College Student Journal, 2017
This study examined the factor structure of sibling relationships in Japanese female university students. Two hundred and fifteen Japanese female university students participated in this study. The Adult Sibling Relationship Scale (ASRQ, Stocker et al., 1997) was used to measure sibling relationship cognition. The model was constructed as a result…
Descriptors: Sibling Relationship, Schemata (Cognition), Foreign Countries, Females
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Boros, Piroska; Fontana, Fabio; Mack, Mick – College Student Journal, 2017
Weight-related teasing is associated with reduced levels of physical activity in youth, but the importance of weight teasing experiences to the engagement of female college students in physical activity is yet to be determined. Thus, this study examined differences in physical activity engagement and physical activity enjoyment in female college…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Student Participation, Females, College Students
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Burkhart, Laura; Hoopes, Andrea; Moreno, Megan – College Student Journal, 2017
Social networking sites (SNS) are popular; adolescents and young adults can display sexual content. The purpose of this study was to explore female college students' perception of sexual reference posts on Facebook. Female students aged 18-24 years were recruited at two large state universities. The study and analysis took place from September…
Descriptors: Social Media, Females, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Selkie, Ellen M.; Kota, Rajitha; Moreno, Megan – College Student Journal, 2016
Problem: Cyberbullying is common among adolescents, and emerging studies also describe this phenomenon in college students. Less is known about specific cyberbullying behaviors and roles in cyberbullying incidents experienced by college females. Methods: 249 female students from 4 colleges completed online surveys assessing involvement in 11…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Females, College Students
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Cunningham-Erves, Jennifer; Talbott, Laura L. – College Student Journal, 2015
The disease burden of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) among females and its associated sequelae have been widely studied by social and behavioral science researchers and medical professionals. Approved for administration to males as young as nine years old, the vaccination of males continues to spark much debate when older age groups are brought…
Descriptors: Males, College Students, Immunization Programs, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Safar, Ammar H. – College Student Journal, 2015
This longitudinal descriptive qualitative evaluation action research case study explored the reflections/experiences (i.e., their perceptions, attitudes, and feelings) of 450 pre-service teachers in the College of Education (COE) at Kuwait University (KU) over three academic years regarding the use of Prezi as a facilitative storytelling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Qualitative Research, Action Research
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Blinn-Pike, Lynn; McCaslin, Brianna – College Student Journal, 2015
The problem addressed in this study had two parts: a) which categories of grandparent(s) were the most frequently written about when college females are asked to write journals in order to express their feelings about their grandparents in their own words; and b) what is the thematic content of their journals about the various categories of…
Descriptors: Journal Writing, Physical Activities, Death, Grandparents
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Milroy, Jeffrey J.; Orsini, Muhsin Michael; D'Abundo, Michelle Lee; Sidman, Cara Lynn; Venezia, Diana – College Student Journal, 2015
Problem: A large number of American adults do not meet national physical activity (PA) guidelines for aerobic PA and muscle strengthening. Similarly, many American college students, specifically females do not engage in regular PA. Self Determination Theory can provide a basis for investigating motivational processes of PA. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Health Promotion, Correlation
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DiRamio, David; Jarvis, Kathryn; Iverson, Susan; Seher, Christin; Anderson, Rachel – College Student Journal, 2015
Colleges and universities are devoting resources to support students who have military experience. However, evidence suggests veterans may not be using services. Since resources are available this begs the questions "why not?" and "what are the help-seeking attitudes of veterans for psychological and academic assistance?" It's…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Veterans, Veterans Education
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