Screen-viewing behaviors among preschoolers parents' perceptions.

  title={Screen-viewing behaviors among preschoolers parents' perceptions.},
  author={Meizi He and Jennifer D. Irwin and L Michelle Sangster Bouck and Patricia Tucker and Graham L Pollett},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={29 2},
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity has emerged as a public health concern in Canada. It has been suggested that excessive screen viewing (i.e., television, computer, video) is a major factor contributing to the increased risk of obesity in children. Exploring young children's experiences with this modifiable behavior may be beneficial to the creation of a multifaceted program aimed at the primary prevention of obesity. OBJECTIVES To seek parents' perceptions and insights pertaining to their… CONTINUE READING

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