Jana Holubčíková

Mgr. Jana Holubcikova (1985) graduated at the Comenius University in Bratislava and received her master degree in psychology in 2011. Her diploma thesis (Impact of parenting style on adolescent risk behaviour) was based on HBSC (Health Behaviors in School-aged Children) data as she participated as an administrator in data collection in 2010. During her study she was working in the non-profit sector with focus on children and adolescents living mainly in risky and socially disadvantaged environment. She participated in creation and implementation of various projects oriented on prevention, education and supporting healthy development of young people. At present time, she is the junior researcher at the KISH institute and a PhD student at the University of Groningen. She is focused on research of eating habits - especially the topic of soft drinks and energy drinks consumption in adolescents and its association with negative health and behaviour outcomes. 

 

 

Core skills:

Scientific writing, statistical analyses, teaching and lecturing, data collection coordination, technical backup, graphics and design

 

Scientific activities and projects:

2014-2016

Psychosocial development of health disadvantaged school-aged children project is realised as a part of Health of Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study within grant VEGA 1/0895/14 of Scientific Grant Agency of the Ministry of Education, science, research and sport of the Slovak Republic and the Slovak Academy of Science.

2012 – 2015
                              

Project SOPHIE HEALTH-F3-2011-278173 - Evaluating the impact of structural policies on health inequalities and their social determinants and fostering change is realised within 7th Framework programme, HEALTH.2011.3.3-1 Developing methodologies to reduce inequities in the determinants of health.

2012 – 2015

Health and health-related behaviour within social context in adolescence project is realised as a part of Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study within grant APVV-0032-11 of Slovak Research and Development Agency under contract.

 

 

 

 

Membership:

2012 – present
                              
Member of  national team within Health Behaviour in School-aged children study
2012 – present Member of Focus Group Violence and Injury Prevention within Health Behaviour in School-aged children study.
   

 

 

Publications

Baskova M., Baska T. Holubcikova J. Consumption of sweetened soft drinks and energy drinks in adolescents in Slovakia: Implications for paediatric nursing. Cent Eur J Nurs Midw 2016; 7(1):390–395

 

Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., MadarasovaGeckova A., van Dijk J., Reijneveld S. (2013) Body image dissatisfaction and bullying by gender. Psychology&Health, 28, 228-228.


Holubčíková J., Kolarčik P., Madarasová Gecková A. Sýtené nápoje a mladí – prispieva moderný životný štýl ku zdraviu adolescentov? In: Psychológia zdravia v multidisciplinárnom pohľade na zdravie: zborník z 8. celoslovenskej konferencie s medzinárodnou účasťou : 15. máj, Košice [elektronický zdroj]. - Košice: Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach, 2013. - ISBN 9788081520594. - S. 54-61.


Holubcikova J. & Molcho M. Fighting and bullying In: Currie C, Inchley J, Molcho M, Lenzi M, Veselska Z &Wild F (eds) (2014) Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study Protocol: Background, Methodology and Mandatory items for the 2013/2014 Survey: St Andrews: CAHRU. Access at: http://www.hbsc.org


Holubcikova J. & Molcho M. Injuries In: Currie C, Inchley J, Molcho M, Lenzi M, Veselska Z &Wild F (eds) (2014) Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study Protocol: Background, Methodology and Mandatory items for the 2013/2014 Survey: St Andrews: CAHRU. Access at: http://www.hbsc.org


Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A. (2014) What is the reason for drinking alcohol in different bullying subgroups? 7th International Conference Movement and Health 2014 and HBSC Spring Meeting: Olomouc 2014 ACTA UNIVERSITATIS PALACKIANAE OLOMUCENSIS GYMNICA. Olomouc: Palacky University, 2014. 43, Suppl. 1. ISSN 1212-1185. Access at: http://www.gymnica.upol .cz/


Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J., Reijneveld S. (2014) Are school-aged children consuming soft drinks more aggressive because they are more nervous and irritated? Eur J PublicHealth (2014) 24 (suppl 2)


Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasová Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A. (2015) Is subjective perception of negative body image among adolescents associated with bullying? Eur J Pediatr 2015, 174(8):1035-1041.


Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasová Gecková A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P. (2015) The mediating effect of daily nervousness and irritability on the relationship between soft drinks consumption and aggressive behaviour among adolescents Int J Public Health 2015, 60(6):699-706.  


Holubcikova, J., Kolarcik, P., Madarasova Geckova, A., van Dijk, J.P., Reijneveld, S.A.: Lack of parental rules increases the risk for high intake of soft and energy drinks in adolescents. European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 25, Supplement 3, 2015, 342-343.


Holubcikova, J., Kolarcik, P., Madarasova Geckova, Reijneveld, S.A., van Dijk, J.P.: Adolescents consuming energy drinks regularly are more likely to report daily health complaints than their peers. In. The Excellence in Pediatrics London, 2015 s. 73.


Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasová Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.Lack of parental rule-setting on eating is associated with a wide range of adolescent unhealthy eating behaviour, both for boys and girls: a national study. Submitted


Holubcikova J, Kudlacek M, Sirucek J, Madarasová GeckovaA. Test-retest reliability of selected HBSC items measuring problem behaviour among Slovak and Czech adolescents. Submitted


Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasová Gecková A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P. Regular energy drinks consumption in adolescents is associated with negative health and behaviour outcomes and negative school experiences. Submitted


Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasová Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.Adolescents who mix alcohol and energy drinks are in higher risk to have problems in school. Finalised 


Baskova M., Holubcikova J., Baska T. Body image and diet behaviour among Slovak school-aged children. Submitted


Baskova M., Holubcikova J., Baska T. Consumption of energy drinks among adolescents in Slovakia: Implications for pediatric nursing. Submitted


Dutkova K., Holubcikova J., Kravcova M., Babincak P., MadarasovaGeckova A., Tavel P.: The mediating effect of perceived bullying behaviour of peers on the relationship between spirituality and bullying.  Finalised

 

Contact

Correspondence address:

Mgr. Jana Holubčíková

Department of Health Psychology 

Faculty of Medicine  P.J. Safarik University

Trieda SNP 1

040 11 Košice, Slovakia

phone number: +421 55 234 3264

e-mail: jana.holubcikova@upjs.sk