Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 4th, 2006
"Because television is so commonplace in our society, we don't realize how much of an impact it has on youth," said co-author Professor Ken Allison of the department of public health sciences and principal investigator in the physical activity research program. "We need to be reminded that it is crucial to turn them off in order to establish healthy and active patterns in childhood and adolescence that will remain with individuals into adulthood."
Television viewing has been long-suspected of whittling away...
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