Electronic screens in children's bedrooms and adiposity, physical activity and sleep: do the number and type of electronic devices matter?

@article{Chaput2014ElectronicSI,
  title={Electronic screens in children's bedrooms and adiposity, physical activity and sleep: do the number and type of electronic devices matter?},
  author={Jean-Philippe Chaput and Genevi{\`e}ve Leduc and Charles P. Boyer and Priscilla B{\'e}langer and Allana G LeBlanc and Michael Marc Borghese and Mark Stephen Tremblay},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  year={2014},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={
          e273-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether the number and type of electronic screens available in children's bedrooms matter in their relationship to adiposity, physical activity and sleep. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted involving 502 children aged 9-11 years from Ottawa, Ontario. The presence (yes/no) of a television (TV), computer or video game system in the child's bedroom was reported by the parents. Percentage body fat was measured using bioelectrical impedance. An accelerometer was… CONTINUE READING

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