- Metabolism, exercise, and television. // Pediatrics for Parents;1993, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p5
Focuses on the relationship between adolescent obesity and watching television (TV). Article published in the June 1993 issue of the `American Family Physician' journal; Comparison of the metabolic rates of adolescent girls when they watched TV and when they quietly rested; Lowered metabolism...
- TURN OFF THE TUBE! // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Apr2001, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p40
Reveals the link between obesity and television watching.
- Relationship Between Self-report and an Objective Measure of Television-viewing Time in Adults. Otten, Jennifer J.; Littenberg, Benjamin; Harvey-Berino, Jean R. // Obesity (19307381);Jun2010, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p1273
This study compared self-reported television (TV)-viewing time with an objective measure obtained by an electronic TV monitor. As part of a larger study, 40 overweight and obese adults (BMI: 31.7 Â± 5.4 kg/m2; 53% obese; mean age 41.4 Â± 13.0) self-reported TV-viewing time at study entry as...
- Combined influence of physical activity and television viewing on the risk of overweight in US youth. Eisenmann, J. C.; Bartee, R. T.; Smith, D. T.; Welk, G. J.; Fu, Q. // International Journal of Obesity;Apr2008, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p613
Objective:The purpose of this study was to examine the combined influence of physical activity (PA) and television viewing (TV) on the risk of overweight in US youth ages 14â€“18 years.Research design and methods:Cross-sectional data from a nationally representative sample of approximately...
- The association between television viewing and overweight among Australian adults participating in varying levels of leisure-time physical activity. Salmon, J; Bauman, A; Crawford, D; Timperio, A; Owen, N // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;May2000, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p600
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect of physical activity on the association between television viewing and overweight (body mass index (BMI) â‰¥25 kg/mÂ²). DESIGN: Cross-sectional study administered by interview to adults randomly selected from the electronic white pages. SUBJECTS: 3392...
- More TV, more obesity. // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Mar1998, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p117
Presents an abstract of the article `Associations Among Physical Activity, Television Watching, and Obesity in Adult Pima Indians,' by S.J. FitzGerald, A.M. Kriska, M.A. Pereira and M.P de Courten, published in `Medicine and Science in Sorts and Exercise.'
- HEAVY VIEWING. Zarrow, Susan // Prevention;Sep89, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p18
Cites the result of a study pertaining to the correlation between television viewing and obesity. Conclusion that men who watched television for 3-hours were twice as likely to be obese than those who watched less; Possible explanations for the conclusion.
- Lose the remote control. Sandroff, Ronni // Consumer Reports on Health;Jun2003, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p2
Focuses on effect of television (TV) watching on health of people in the U.S. Side effect of television watching; Increase in the risk of obesity and diabetes by TV watching; Displacement of activities due to time spent on TV watching; Impact of time for TV watching on eating habit of people.
- TV and Kids: Not Always A Good Mix. // NEA Today;Feb2000, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on a study by Stanford University assistant professor of pediatrics and medicine Tom Robinson which found a link between obesity and United States children's television viewing habits. Approach of Robinson's study; Impact of teachers on children's television viewing habits; Journal where...