This study seeks to evaluate whether changes in physical activity
index (PAI), screen time (ST: television, computer) and body mass index
(BMI) made a contribution to longitudinal changes in fitness of
children and adolescents.
Almeida, D. (2009). Where have all the children gone? A visual semiotic account of advertisements for fashion dolls. Visual Communication, 8( 4), 481-501.
This article attempts to reveal the structures of signification behind the visual discourse of advertisements for fashion dolls retrieved from the children’s toy website: www.mgae.com.
To identify mechanisms for the impact of visual media use on adolescents' school performance.
Tanes, Z. & Cemalcilar, Z. (2009). Learning from SimCity: An empirical study of Turkish adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, Available online 20 November.
This study investigates whether playing SimCity could change
Turkish adolescents' perception of the city they live in. We
hypothesized that playing the game would lead to perceptional changes
in the players regarding their ideal and real cities.