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- If your child is a couch potato, blame yourself. // Filipino Post;7/5/2012, p6
The article presents information on a study regarding the association between parenting and involvement of children in television viewing.
- Ask Men's Fitness. CAMPANILE, GIOVANNI // Men's Fitness;Jun2015, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p119
The article presents questions and answers related to men's physical fitness, that include routes for challenging cycling trip in Europe, effect of watching a sport on television on the ability to actually play the sport, and a workout for heart.
- is your teen going to extremes? Rawlings, Sally // Good Health & Medicine;Jul2008, p74
The article offers expert ideas for parents on ways to know when and how to react to teenagers' activities and behavior. A psychology professor says that parents should take action when teenagers cannot perform well during the day because of staying up late. A clinical psychologist advices...
- Reminder: TV Turnoff Week Is Coming! // Child Health Alert;Mar2008, Vol. 26, p5
The article focuses on TV Turnoff Week in the U.S., sponsored by the Center for Screentime Awareness, wherein, during the week of April 21-27, 2008, parents are encouraged to turn off their television (TV) sets and use the time to read with their children, exercise, play games, explore the...
- TURN OFF THE TUBE! Bianchi, Jane // Good Housekeeping;Jul2007, Vol. 245 Issue 1, p93
The article highlights the results of a study on television (TV) watching among children. Children ages 9-12 were each given 1,000 calories of a favorite snack and told to eat as little or as much as they liked. Those who watched a TV show while chowing down consumed twice as many as calories as...
- Associations between parental rules, style of communication and children's screen time. Bjelland, Mona; Soenens, Bart; Bere, Elling; Kovács, Éva; Lien, Nanna; Maes, Lea; Manios, Yannis; Moschonis, George; te Velde, Saskia J. // BMC Public Health;10/2/2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background:Research suggests an inverse association between parental rules and screen time in pre-adolescents, and that parents' style of communication with their children is related to the children's time spent watching TV. The aims of this study were to examine associations of...
- TV gets in way of adults and children talking. Morton, Katy // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);6/11/2009, Vol. 109 Issue 4173, p9
The article reports that watching too much television creates a negative effect on the speech and language development of young children. According to the results of a study by the Seattle Children's Research Institute in the U.S. that young children and their parents engaged in fewer...
- Watching what your kids watch on TV. Allen, Freddie // Michigan Citizen;6/24/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 33, p11
The article reports on the significance for parents to limit and guide television (TV) viewing habits of children due to research showing the negative impacts of TV on children such as the reduction of self-esteem and the negative stereotypes on black men.
- The Truth about Screen Time and Kids' Health. Olds, Tim // Australasian Science;May2014, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p37
The article discusses the effect of television use on children's health in Australia. Topics discussed include the characteristics of children with televisions in their bedrooms, the success of researcher David Epstein in reducing television use by using electronic monitoring devices and the...