Trends in television time, non-gaming PC use and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity among German adolescents 2002-2010
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Studies in youth highlight that moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and screen-time behaviours such as television viewing and PC use are associated with a range of health outcomes. However, little is known about recent trends in these behaviours in adolescents. This paper presents time trends in German adolescents' television time, non-gaming PC use as well as MVPA from 2002 to 2010.
Bucksch , J , Inchley , J , Hamrik , Z , Finne , E , Kolip , P & HBSC Study Group Germany 2014 , ' Trends in television time, non-gaming PC use and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity among German adolescents 2002-2010 ' BMC Public Health , vol. 14 , no. 1 , pp. 351 . DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-351
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