Exercise portrayal in children’s television programs: analysis of the UK and Irish programming

@inproceedings{Scully2016ExercisePI,
  title={Exercise portrayal in children’s television programs: analysis of the UK and Irish programming},
  author={P. Noelle Scully and Orlaith Reid and A Macken and Mark E. Healy and Jean A Saunders and Desmond J. Leddin and Walter Cullen and C. Patrick Dunne and Clodagh SM O’Gorman},
  booktitle={Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity : targets and therapy},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Television watching is obesogenic due to its sedentary nature and programming content, which influences children. Few studies have examined exercise placement within children-specific programming. This study aimed to investigate the frequency and type of exercise placement in children-specific television broadcasts and to compare placements on the UK and Irish television channels. METHODS Content analysis for five weekdays' worth of children-specific television broadcasting… CONTINUE READING
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