Journal of American College Health

Published bi-monthly by Taylor & Francis Group in cooperation with ACHA, this prize-winning journal covers developments and research in this broad field, including clinical and preventive medicine, health promotion, environmental health and safety, nursing assessment, interventions, management, pharmacy, and sports medicine. The journal regularly publishes major articles on student behaviors, mental health, and health care policies and includes a section for discussion of controversial issues.

Publisher
American College Health Association
Website
http://www.acha.org/Publications/JACH.cfm

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Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Researchers study strength-training gender gap, possible solutions

Strength training is an important part of any exercise routine, but some women may not be getting the recommended hours. New Penn State research discovered some of the barriers preventing women from strength training, as ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Yogic breathing improves students' response to stress

University students are uniquely vulnerable to stress—both psychological and physiological. In addition to academic and financial demands, pursuing higher education often means leaving home and building new social networks.

Health

Study takes a stand against prolonged sitting

In many workplaces, standing desks and walking meetings are addressing the health dangers of sitting too long each day, but for universities, the natural question is how to make such adjustments in classrooms.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Young adults not seeking treatment for substance use disorders

A growing number of young adults are dealing with a substance use disorder—in some cases, multiple substance use disorders—and not seeking help, according to a study published in the Journal of American College Health.

Addiction

New UK study finds E-cigarette use on the rise in undergraduates

In results University of Kentucky researchers are calling "alarming," more than three out of 10 undergraduates reported using e-cigarettes, according to a new study published in the March 26 edition of the Journal of American ...

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