246 AAHE/RCB Professional Poster Session

Wednesday, April 1, 2009: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Tampa Convention Center: Exhibit Hall NA Poster Sessions
Presider: Caile E. Spear, Boise State University, Boise, ID
Poster presentations as listed below
Name Calling and Peer Perceptions among Urban Elementary School Children
Ms. Kalli N. Doran, Springfield College, Manchester, CT and Dr. Patricia L. McDiarmid, Springfield College, Springfield, MA
Developing a Research Proposal: Key to a Successful Research Project
Ping Hu Johnson, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, Gayle L. Bush, Troy University, Troy, AL and Lei-Shih Chen, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
Sports and Club Programs Influence on Alcohol Use in Adolescents
Deidre D. Leaver-Dunn1, Lori W. Turner1, Brian Newman1 and Sharon B. Hunt2, (1)University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, (2)University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Perceived Emotional Intelligence and Eating Attitudes among College Students
Michele L. Pettit, Sue C. Jacobs, Kyle Page and Claudia Porras, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Obesity and Rural America: High Schoolers' Practices
Helen M. Graf and Amy Jo Riggs, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
Determinants of Unhealthy Weight Loss Practices among High School Youth
Chung-Bang Weng, Jiunn-Jye (JJ) Sheu and Robert Weiler, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Dispelling Colon Cancer Myths: The Role of Health Communication Channels
Lei-Shih Chen, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, Beth Ford, Harvard University, Boston, MA and Kimberly Kaphingst, NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD
Elevated Soda Consumption in Overweight and At-Risk Elementary Children
Bruce Thomas1, Yvette M. Bolen1, James A. Reid2 and Benjamin Heatherly1, (1)Athens State University, Athens, AL, (2)Tampa University, Tampa, FL
Violence-Related Behaviors among Middle and High School Students
David Sallee1, Kerry J. Redican2, Laura Welfare2, Gerard Lawson2 and Nancy Bodenhorn2, (1)Radford University, Radford, VA, (2)Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Sources of Stress for African American College Students
Robert Lindsey, Saeedah Reed, Robert Lyons, Denisha Hendricks, Antonia Mead and Karen Butler, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC
Osteoporosis Knowledge and Beliefs in Young Men
Mark J. Kasper1, Julie Schlegel- Maina2, Green T. Waggener1, Cynthia E. Edmunds2 and Randall V. Bass1, (1)Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, (2)Roanoke College, Salem, VA
Pre-Service Educators' Attitudes towards Obesity
Peggy J. Pedersen, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
Low AIDS Anxiety among African American College Students
Brian Hickey, Melissa Noland and Steve B. Chandler, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
Sexual Health Self-Protective Behaviors in African American College Students
Melissa Noland, Maria Okeke, Ashana Hopson, Brian M. Hickey and Steve B. Chandler, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
Tattoo Practices of College Students
Steven R. Furney and Jeff Housman, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Relationship of Health Behaviors to GPA in Higher Education
Lisa Lewis, Austin Peay State University, Clarkville, TN