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  • Girls who watch a lot of TV and get little physical activity 3 times more likely to be overweight


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    Thursday, April 17, 2008 2:15 pm Email this article
    Girls who watch a lot of television, defined as more than four hours of television per day, and get a little vigorous physical activity, defined as less than two days per week, are 3.1 times more likely to be overweight than girls who watch little TV, defined as less than one hour per day, and engaged in a high amount of moderate physical activity, defined as 3-5 days per week, according to a new study from researchers at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, USA. Subjects

    Subjects: 13,600 students 14-18 years old throughout US

    The study analyzed data from 13,600 students 14-18 years old throughout the U.S. who participated in the 2001 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Youth Risk Behavior Survey.

    REFERENCE

    Eisenmann J, Bartee RT, Smith D, Welk G, Fu Q. Combined influence of physical activity and television viewing on the risk of overweight in us youth. Int J Obes (Lond). 2008 Apr, 32(4):613-18.

    AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

    Dr. J. C. Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology
    Michigan State University
    3 IM Circle
    East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
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