Patterns of adolescent physical activity, screen-based media use, and positive and negative health indicators in the U.S. and Canada.

@article{Iannotti2009PatternsOA,
  title={Patterns of adolescent physical activity, screen-based media use, and positive and negative health indicators in the U.S. and Canada.},
  author={Ronald J Iannotti and Michael D. Kogan and Ian Janssen and William F. Boyce},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={493-9}
}
PURPOSE To examine: (1) how adolescent physical activity (PA) and screen-based media use (SBM) relate to physical and social health indicators, and (2) crossnational differences in these relationships. METHODS Essentially identical questions and methodologies were used in the Health Behavior in School-Aged Children cross-sectional surveys of nationally representative samples of American (N = 14,818) and Canadian (N = 7266) students in grades 6 to 10. Items included questions about frequency… CONTINUE READING

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