SNA

How social support and depressive symptoms relate to connections made among online gamers

**Introduction:** Based on an industry report from the Entertainment Software Association, over 65% of Americans play some form of video game daily. Many public health professionals are concerned with online gaming’s effects on mental health, citing …

Network effects on adolescent perceived barriers to physical activity

**Background:** Adolescent physical activity (PA) is widely linked to positive health outcomes. Unfortunately, 80% of adolescents do not meet recommendations, which may be due to perceived barriers to PA. Peer interactions significantly affect …

Impact of online and offline network and support on depressive symptoms among a network of online gamers

**Introduction:** Based on an industry report from the Entertainment Software Association, over 65% of Americans play some form of video game daily. Many public health professionals are concerned with online gaming’s effects on mental health, citing …

Perceived physical activity competence spatial autocorrelation among adolescent friendship networks at a summer care program

**Introduction:** Adolescent physical activity (PA) is considered vital for healthy psychological, social, and physical development. Adolescents who report feeling they are more competent in PA are more likely to achieve recommended amounts of PA. …

Sport participation effects on adolescent play networks at summer care programs

**Introduction:** Adolescent physical activity (PA) is associated with many health benefits; yet, many adolescents are less active during summer. Summer care programs (e.g., Boys & Girls Clubs) can promote adolescent PA while providing opportunities …

Network clustering based on team sport participation for adolescents attending summer care programs

**Introduction:** Adolescent physical activity (PA) is associated with many health benefits; yet, many adolescents are less active during summer. Summer care programs (e.g., Boys & Girls Clubs) can promote adolescent PA while providing opportunities …

Network impact on adolescent perceived barriers to physical activity

**Introduction:** Physical activity (PA) is widely linked to positive health outcomes among adolescents. Unfortunately, 80% of adolescents world-wide do not meet daily recommendations, which may be due to perceived barriers to PA. Peer groups and …

Offline social support and depressive symptoms as factors associated with online gaming friendships

**Introduction:** Video games are becoming a part of everyday life; 65% of Americans report playing some form of video game daily. Many public health professionals are concerned with mental health side effects, citing greater risk for depressive …

Using network analysis to conduct a system-wide program evaluation within a university

**Objective:** To conduct a system-wide assessment using social network analysis (SNA) to examine how 14 important issues (e.g., consent; racism) are addressed through education, training, and programming at a university. **Methods:** Evaluators …

Depressive symptoms associations with online and in person networks in an online gaming community: a pilot study

**Purpose:** Increases in video game use have led to mental health concerns, citing greater risk for depressive symptoms (DS) and reduced “in-real-life” (IRL) social involvement. However, recent studies have uncovered potential social benefits to …