Self-reported TV and computer time do not represent accelerometer-derived total sedentary time in 10 to 12-year-olds.

  title={Self-reported TV and computer time do not represent accelerometer-derived total sedentary time in 10 to 12-year-olds.},
  author={Ma{\"i}t{\'e} Verloigne and Wendy Van Lippevelde and Lea Maes and Mine Yildirim and Marijke J M Chinapaw and Yannis Manios and O. Androutsos and Eva Kovacs and Bettina Bringolf-Isler and Johannes Brug and Ilse de Bourdeaudhuij},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  volume={23 1},
Screen-time activities are often used as proxies for sedentary time. We studied associations of self-reported television (TV), computer and total screen-time with accelerometer-derived total sedentary time in European children (10-12 years). Analyses showed significant positive associations between TV, computer and total screen-time with total sedentary time for the total sample, however, the explained variance was low and stratified analyses only revealed a significant positive association… CONTINUE READING
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