SNA

Developing friendships and social support through online gaming: A mixed methods analysis of online gaming network communication

Video games are a popular hobby despite associations with social isolation and depression. However, some games offer avenues to connect with others through bridging and bonding social capital which provide social support and improve mental health. …

Active play network influences on physical activity among children living in south Texas colonias

**Background and Objectives:** Physical activity (PA) is beneficial for child health; however, few children meet PA guidelines. Social relationships impact child PA behaviors; however, little is known about this effect in Mexican-heritage …

Papás Activos: Associations between physical activity, sedentary behavior and personal networks among fathers living in Texas colonias

Despite growing health disparities in Latino populations related to lack of physical activity (PA), little is known regarding the impact of social networks on PA and sedentary behavior among a sample of Latino fathers residing in functionally rural …

Network analysis of the social environment relative to preference for and tolerance of exercise intensity in CrossFit gyms

Known for its ability to improve fitness and health, high intensity functional training (HIFT) focuses on functional movements completed at high intensities, often yielding outcomes superior to repetitive aerobic workouts. Preference for and …

Egocentric network composition and structure relative to violence victimization among a sample of college students

**Objective:** To use egocentric network analysis to understand how composition and structure of egonetworks relate to violence victimization among college students. **Participants:** 697 students from a large southeastern university completed …

Adolescent physical activity, self-efficacy, and friendships at summer care programs

**Introduction and Objectives** Many adolescents attain significantly less physical activity (PA) in the summer. Summer care programs (e.g., Boys and Girls Clubs) can be a source of structure and PA promotion while also providing an opportunity for …

Associations between child play networks, sedentary time, and moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity in Mexican-heritage Colonias

**Background** Physical activity (PA) is beneficial for child health; however, few children meet PA guidelines. Social relationships impact child PA behaviors. This study aims to understand the impact social networks may have on objectively measured …

Health Coalition Collaboration Network, Perceived Satisfaction, and Success

**Purpose:** The health equity and prosperity of communities is closely linked to the effectiveness and success of local health coalitions. Social network analysis (SNA) is one mechanism to quantify and understand the factors leading to collaboration …

A social network analysis approach to group and individual perceptions of child physical activity

Child physical activity (PA) is influenced by social environment. Self-perception and perception of others’ behaviors may impact health behaviors such as PA. This study examines associations between child networks, perception of their own PA, and the …

The Social Network of Medical Case Managers, Housing Providers, and Health Department Staff in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program: A Midwest Case Study

**Background:** Broad networks of providers in the Ryan White system are essential to end the HIV epidemic. Yet, there is little evidence that has assessed social networks of providers within HIV care networks. The purpose of this study is to provide …