Session 85:
The Association Between Body Weight, Pubertal Timing and Adolescent Sexual Behavior

Friday, April 16
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland H
Exhibition Level

Chair: Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Nan M. Astone, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Racial Differences in the Influence of Female Adolescents’ Body Size on Dating and SexMir Ali, University of Toledo; Frank Heiland, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY)

  2. Adolescent Girl’s Weight and High School Fertility: The Role of School ContextJennifer Buher Kane, Pennsylvania State University; Michelle Frisco, Pennsylvania State University

  3. Early Pubertal Timing, Race, and Girls’ Orientation to Sex and Romance in AdolescenceKimberly A. Daniels, University of Texas at Austin; Shannon E. Cavanagh, University of Texas at Austin

  4. The Effect of Body Weight on Adolescent Sexual ActivityDaniel I. Rees, University of Colorado at Denver

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