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The amount of time spent online has increased over the last decade among higher education students. Students engage in online activities related to studies, work, leisure, entertainment and electronic services (e-services) use. The Internet is also used for health-related matters. The increase in the use of the Internet has influenced students’ hea...
Mobile devices are increasingly being used, in various ways, to collect data and are also increasingly related to individuals’ health behaviors. Because of the paucity of available data about the process of mobile data collection in tracking daily health behaviors among children, we designed this pilot study to determine the possibilities and the e...
Mobile devices are nowadays increasingly used in collecting research data (Sahin & Yan 2013). Most usually, the electronic data are collected in a cross-sectional study design, concretely by answering a quantitative survey using an electronic device. Mobile technology, however, offers much more versatile possibilities in data collection. One altern...
Suunterveyden opetuksessa on tullut esille tarve monitahoiseen yhteistyöhön, missä on mukana niin koulu ja suun terveydenhuolto, kuin perhe ja muu yhteisö.
Examinations were conducted among 11–12 aged children of in the Republic of Karelia and Finland with the aim of detecting the hygienic habits in health maintenance of the oral cavity and the influence of parents upon the formation of these habits, as well as teachers, promoting the healthy lifestyle of schoolchildren. A comparative analysis of the...
Winner of the best poster award in the congress.
Based on the current pandemic crisis caused by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a large amount of health information is available on the Internet considering issues such as diagnosis, treatment, protective behaviour, preventive measures, dashboard statistics and public recommendations. In response, and to pursue health and social science research questions in relation to corona and COVID-19, the Public Health Centre Fulda (PHZF) at Fulda University of Applied Sciences and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health Literacy Research (IZGK) at Bielefeld University launched a research consortium (COVID-HL Consortium). The main goal of this consortium is to conduct health and social science research in different settings and population groups. The recent research activities include the implementation of two global studies: (1) the COVID-HL university students survey, and (2) the COVID-HL school survey.