television

Summary

Summary: The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Television viewing and risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis
    Anders Grøntved
    Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Department of Exercise Epidemiology, Center of Research in Childhood Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
    JAMA 305:2448-55. 2011
  2. pmc Too much sitting: the population health science of sedentary behavior
    Neville Owen
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 38:105-13. 2010
  3. ncbi Television watching and other sedentary behaviors in relation to risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:1785-91. 2003
  4. pmc Sedentary behaviour and biomarkers for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in mid-life: the role of television-viewing and sitting at work
    Snehal M Pinto Pereira
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31132. 2012
  5. ncbi Sedentary behavior and dietary intake in children, adolescents, and adults. A systematic review
    Natalie Pearson
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 41:178-88. 2011
  6. ncbi Tracking of sedentary behaviours of young people: a systematic review
    Stuart J H Biddle
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    Prev Med 51:345-51. 2010
  7. ncbi Sedentary behaviour in youth
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:906-13. 2011
  8. ncbi Television viewing time and mortality: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)
    D W Dunstan
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Rd, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia 3162
    Circulation 121:384-91. 2010
  9. ncbi Physical activity and television watching in relation to risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in men
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1542-8. 2001
  10. ncbi Early adulthood television viewing and cardiometabolic risk profiles in early middle age: results from a population, prospective cohort study
    E Stamatakis
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Diabetologia 55:311-20. 2012

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  1. ncbi Television viewing and risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality: a meta-analysis
    Anders Grøntved
    Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Department of Exercise Epidemiology, Center of Research in Childhood Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
    JAMA 305:2448-55. 2011
    Prolonged television (TV) viewing is the most prevalent and pervasive sedentary behavior in industrialized countries and has been associated with morbidity and mortality...
  2. pmc Too much sitting: the population health science of sedentary behavior
    Neville Owen
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 38:105-13. 2010
    ..Even when adults meet physical activity guidelines, sitting for prolonged periods can compromise metabolic health. Television (TV) time and objective measurement studies show deleterious associations, and breaking up sedentary time is ..
  3. ncbi Television watching and other sedentary behaviors in relation to risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in women
    Frank B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:1785-91. 2003
    ..Current public health campaigns to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes have largely focused on increasing exercise, but have paid little attention to the reduction of sedentary behaviors...
  4. pmc Sedentary behaviour and biomarkers for cardiovascular disease and diabetes in mid-life: the role of television-viewing and sitting at work
    Snehal M Pinto Pereira
    MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31132. 2012
    Knowledge of sedentary behaviour associations with health has relied mainly on television-viewing as a proxy and studies with other measures are less common...
  5. ncbi Sedentary behavior and dietary intake in children, adolescents, and adults. A systematic review
    Natalie Pearson
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 41:178-88. 2011
    ..This may allow for better interpretation of the diversity of findings concerning sedentary behavior and weight status...
  6. ncbi Tracking of sedentary behaviours of young people: a systematic review
    Stuart J H Biddle
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    Prev Med 51:345-51. 2010
    ..To review the empirical evidence concerning the strength of tracking of sedentary behaviours from childhood and adolescence...
  7. ncbi Sedentary behaviour in youth
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:906-13. 2011
    ..The following search terms were used to identify relevant articles: sedentary behaviour, inactivity, television, computer, video games, small screen, sitting, prevalence, patterns, correlates, factors and determinants...
  8. ncbi Television viewing time and mortality: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)
    D W Dunstan
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Rd, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia 3162
    Circulation 121:384-91. 2010
    b>Television viewing time, the predominant leisure-time sedentary behavior, is associated with biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk, but its relationship with mortality has not been studied...
  9. ncbi Physical activity and television watching in relation to risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in men
    F B Hu
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:1542-8. 2001
    b>Television (TV) watching, a major sedentary behavior in the United States, has been associated with obesity. We hypothesized that prolonged TV watching may increase risk for type 2 diabetes.
  10. ncbi Early adulthood television viewing and cardiometabolic risk profiles in early middle age: results from a population, prospective cohort study
    E Stamatakis
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Diabetologia 55:311-20. 2012
    ..We hypothesised that television (TV) viewing in early to mid-adulthood predicts an adverse cardiometabolic risk factor profile in middle age ..
  11. ncbi Relationships between media use, body fatness and physical activity in children and youth: a meta-analysis
    S J Marshall
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1238-46. 2004
    To review the empirical evidence of associations between television (TV) viewing, video/computer game use and (a) body fatness, and (b) physical activity.
  12. pmc TV viewing and physical activity are independently associated with metabolic risk in children: the European Youth Heart Study
    Ulf Ekelund
    Epidemiology Unit, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e488. 2006
    ..TV viewing has been linked to metabolic-risk factors in youth. However, it is unclear whether this association is independent of physical activity (PA) and obesity...
  13. ncbi Individual, social, and physical environment factors associated with electronic media use among children: sedentary behavior at home
    Joanna Granich
    School of Sport Science, Exercise, and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 8:613-25. 2011
    ..Individual, home social and physical environment correlates of electronic media (EM) use among children were examined and pattern of differences on school and weekend days...
  14. pmc Television viewing and incident cardiovascular disease: prospective associations and mediation analysis in the EPIC Norfolk Study
    Katrien Wijndaele
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20058. 2011
    Although television viewing time is detrimentally associated with intermediate cardiovascular risk factors, the relationship with incident total (i.e...
  15. ncbi Sedentary behaviour and obesity development in children and adolescents
    Juan Pablo Rey-López
    HELENA Study Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Edificio Cervantes, 2nd Floor, C Corona de Aragón 42, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:242-51. 2008
    ..e. playing digital games, using computers and especially watching television, have been associated with obesity...
  16. ncbi Sedentary behavior, physical activity, and the metabolic syndrome among U.S. adults
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Obes Res 13:608-14. 2005
    ..We examined the associations among physical activity, sedentary behavior, and metabolic syndrome in a representative sample of U.S. adults...
  17. ncbi Screen-based entertainment time, all-cause mortality, and cardiovascular events: population-based study with ongoing mortality and hospital events follow-up
    Emmanuel Stamatakis
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:292-9. 2011
    The aim of this study was to examine the independent relationships of television viewing or other screen-based entertainment ("screen time") with all-cause mortality and clinically confirmed cardiovascular disease (CVD) events...
  18. ncbi Validity and reliability of measures of television viewing time and other non-occupational sedentary behaviour of adults: a review
    Bronwyn K Clark
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Obes Rev 10:7-16. 2009
    Time spent in non-occupational sedentary behaviours (particularly television viewing time) is associated with excess adiposity and an increased risk of metabolic disorders among adults; however, there are no reviews of the validity and ..
  19. ncbi Behavioural and social correlates of sedentary time in young people
    E M F Van Sluijs
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB20QQ, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:747-55. 2010
    ..In this study, behavioural and social correlates of objectively measured sedentary time in young people were identified...
  20. ncbi Relationship between young peoples' sedentary behaviour and biomedical health indicators: a systematic review of prospective studies
    M J M Chinapaw
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 12:e621-32. 2011
    ..Thus there is evidence to limit screen time in young people in order to prevent low levels of fitness. The possible detrimental health effects of prolonged or excessive sitting on other health indicators needs further study...
  21. ncbi Associations between television viewing time and overall sitting time with the metabolic syndrome in older men and women: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle study
    Paul A Gardiner
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:788-96. 2011
    To examine associations between self-reported television (TV) viewing time and overall sitting time with the metabolic syndrome and its components.
  22. ncbi Health risks, correlates, and interventions to reduce sedentary behavior in young people
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 41:197-206. 2011
    ..Opportunities for young people to be sedentary have increased during leisure time, study time, and transportation time...
  23. pmc A randomized trial of the effects of reducing television viewing and computer use on body mass index in young children
    Leonard H Epstein
    Behavioral Medicine Laboratory, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall, 3435 Main St, Room G56, Bldg 26, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:239-45. 2008
    To assess the effects of reducing television viewing and computer use on children's body mass index (BMI) as a risk factor for the development of overweight in young children.
  24. ncbi Reducing children's television viewing to prevent obesity: a randomized controlled trial
    T N Robinson
    Department of Pediatrics, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304, USA
    JAMA 282:1561-7. 1999
    Some observational studies have found an association between television viewing and child and adolescent adiposity.
  25. ncbi Associations of TV viewing and physical activity with the metabolic syndrome in Australian adults
    D W Dunstan
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetologia 48:2254-61. 2005
    ..We analysed a sample of Australian adults to determine the strength of associations of TV viewing and participation in physical activity with the metabolic syndrome...
  26. pmc Deleterious associations of sitting time and television viewing time with cardiometabolic risk biomarkers: Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study 2004-2005
    Alicia A Thorp
    Baker IDIHeart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 33:327-34. 2010
    We examined the associations of sitting time and television (TV) viewing time with continuously measured biomarkers of cardio-metabolic risk in Australian adults.
  27. pmc Television food advertising to children: a global perspective
    Bridget Kelly
    Cancer Council New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Public Health 100:1730-6. 2010
    We compared television food advertising to children in several countries.
  28. pmc Television viewing time is associated with overweight/obesity among older adults, independent of meeting physical activity and health guidelines
    Shigeru Inoue
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Tokyo Medical University, Japan
    J Epidemiol 22:50-6. 2012
    ..However, few studies have focused on older adults. This study examined the joint associations of television (TV) viewing time and MVPA with overweight/obesity among Japanese older adults.
  29. ncbi Effects of television viewing reduction on energy intake and expenditure in overweight and obese adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer J Otten
    Department of Nutrition, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:2109-15. 2009
    The average adult watches almost 5 hours of television (TV) per day, an amount associated with increased risks for obesity...
  30. ncbi Physical activity and television viewing in relation to risk of undiagnosed abnormal glucose metabolism in adults
    David W Dunstan
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia 3162
    Diabetes Care 27:2603-9. 2004
    The goal of this study was to assess the associations of physical activity time and television (TV) time with risk of "undiagnosed" abnormal glucose metabolism in Australian adults.
  31. ncbi Relationship of physical activity and television watching with body weight and level of fatness among children: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    R E Andersen
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    JAMA 279:938-42. 1998
    ..Physical inactivity contributes to weight gain in adults, but whether this relationship is true for children of different ethnic groups is not well established...
  32. ncbi Systematic review of correlates of screen-viewing among young children
    Itziar Hoyos Cillero
    University of the Basque Country, Nursing I Department, Nursing University School, Barrio Sarriena s n, Leioa, 48940, Biscay, Spain
    Prev Med 51:3-10. 2010
    ..The aims of this review were to: (I) synthesise current research on the correlates of screen-viewing among young children (< or = 7 years old); and (II) identify gaps in the study of these correlates...
  33. ncbi Association between child and adolescent television viewing and adult health: a longitudinal birth cohort study
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin New Zealand
    Lancet 364:257-62. 2004
    Watching television in childhood and adolescence has been linked to adverse health indicators including obesity, poor fitness, smoking, and raised cholesterol...
  34. pmc Predicting children's media use in the USA: differences in cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis
    Sook Jung Lee
    Department of Mass Communication, Chung Ang University, Seoul, South Korea
    Br J Dev Psychol 27:123-43. 2009
    ..Twenty-four hour time use diaries are used to assess children's time spent with media (television, video games, computers, and reading)...
  35. ncbi Television- and screen-based activity and mental well-being in adults
    Mark Hamer
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 38:375-80. 2010
    ..Sedentary behavior is emerging as an independent risk factor for physical health, although there is no existing evidence regarding mental well-being...
  36. pmc Priming effects of television food advertising on eating behavior
    Jennifer L Harris
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Psychol 28:404-13. 2009
    ..This research tests the hypothesis that exposure to food advertising during TV viewing may also contribute to obesity by triggering automatic snacking of available food...
  37. ncbi Environmental determinants of physical activity and sedentary behavior
    N Owen
    University of Wollongong, Australia
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 28:153-8. 2000
    ..Past research has emphasized psychosocial determinants of physical activity. Progress in the field will require more focus on understanding sedentary behaviors and the role of environmental determinants...
  38. ncbi Prospective associations between early childhood television exposure and academic, psychosocial, and physical well-being by middle childhood
    Linda S Pagani
    Ecole de psychoéducation and Groupe de Recherche sur les Environnements Scolaires, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:425-31. 2010
    To estimate the influence of early childhood television exposure on fourth-grade academic, psychosocial, and lifestyle characteristics.
  39. ncbi Is television viewing time a marker of a broader pattern of sedentary behavior?
    Takemi Sugiyama
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Level 3, Public Health Building, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Ann Behav Med 35:245-50. 2008
    b>Television (TV) viewing time is associated with abnormal glucose metabolism, the metabolic syndrome, and risk of type 2 diabetes; associations are stronger and more consistent in women...
  40. ncbi Television watching during lunch increases afternoon snack intake of young women
    Suzanne Higgs
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Appetite 52:39-43. 2009
    Eating while watching television has been shown to increase food intake in part due to the distracting effects of television viewing...
  41. ncbi Television viewing behaviour and associations with food habits in different countries
    Carine A Vereecken
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UH, Block A, 2nd Floor, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 9:244-50. 2006
    Several environmental factors influence adolescents' food habits and television (TV) viewing is thought to be one of these factors...
  42. ncbi Is the Canadian childhood obesity epidemic related to physical inactivity?
    M S Tremblay
    College of Kinesiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:1100-5. 2003
    ..This study examined the relation among children's physical activity, sedentary behaviours, and body mass index (BMI), while controlling for sex, family structure, and socioeconomic status...
  43. ncbi Television viewing and television in bedroom associated with overweight risk among low-income preschool children
    Barbara A Dennison
    Research Institute, Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, New York 13326, USA
    Pediatrics 109:1028-35. 2002
    b>Television (TV) viewing is associated with obesity among school-aged children, adolescents, and adults, but this relationship has not been evaluated in preschool-aged children.
  44. pmc Television-viewing characteristics of adults: correlations to eating practices and overweight and health status
    Shanthy A Bowman
    Agricultural Research Service, Community Nutrition Research Group, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, United States Department of Agriculture, BARC West, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A38. 2006
    The purpose of this study was to examine the associations among television viewing, eating practices, and overweight and health status of a nationally representative sample of adults in the United States.
  45. ncbi Neighborhood walkability and TV viewing time among Australian adults
    Takemi Sugiyama
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:444-9. 2007
    ..Associations of neighborhood walkability (based on dwelling density, street connectivity, land-use mix, and net retail area) and television viewing time were compared in a large, spatially-derived sample of Australian adults.
  46. ncbi Declining rates of physical activity in the United States: what are the contributors?
    Ross C Brownson
    Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Missouri 63104, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:421-43. 2005
    ..g., television watching)...
  47. ncbi Relationship of television time with accelerometer-derived sedentary time: NHANES
    Bronwyn K Clark
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:822-8. 2011
    To examine the relationship of self-reported television (TV) viewing time with accelerometer-derived total sedentary time and to determine whether it differs by subgroup.
  48. ncbi Couch kids: correlates of television viewing among youth
    Trish Gorely
    British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
    Int J Behav Med 11:152-63. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to review the published empirical correlates of television/video viewing among youth (2 to 18 years). A descriptive semi-quantitative review was conducted based on 68 primary studies...
  49. ncbi A descriptive epidemiology of screen-based media use in youth: a review and critique
    Simon J Marshall
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    J Adolesc 29:333-49. 2006
    The purpose of this systematic review was to (i) estimate the prevalence and dose of television (TV) viewing, video game playing and computer use, and (ii) assess age-related and (iii) secular trends in TV viewing among youth (< or = ..
  50. ncbi Impact of singular excessive computer game and television exposure on sleep patterns and memory performance of school-aged children
    Markus Dworak
    Institute of Motor Control and Movement Technique, German Sport University Cologne, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933 Cologne, Germany
    Pediatrics 120:978-85. 2007
    b>Television and computer game consumption are a powerful influence in the lives of most children. Previous evidence has supported the notion that media exposure could impair a variety of behavioral characteristics...
  51. pmc Correlates of socio-economic inequalities in women's television viewing: a study of intrapersonal, social and environmental mediators
    Megan Teychenne
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, Vic, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:3. 2012
    Socio-economically disadvantaged women are at a greater risk of spending excess time engaged in television viewing, a behavior linked to several adverse health outcomes...
  52. ncbi ObesiTV: how television is influencing the obesity epidemic
    Rebecca Boulos
    Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Physiol Behav 107:146-53. 2012
    ..While the causes of obesity are multifaceted, there is growing evidence that television viewing is a major contributor...
  53. pmc Adolescent screen time and rules to limit screen time in the home
    Ernesto R Ramirez
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0811, USA
    J Adolesc Health 48:379-85. 2011
    ..To investigate associations between adolescent screen time behaviors, screen time rules, and presence of electronic media in the bedrooms of adolescents...
  54. ncbi TV viewing and obesity among Norwegian children: the importance of parental education
    Hege Kristiansen
    Departement of Paediatrics, District General Hospital of Førde, Førde, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 102:199-205. 2013
    ..To analyse the effect of lifestyle factors on the prevalence of overweight and obesity in 6-15-year-old Norwegian children...
  55. ncbi Television time and continuous metabolic risk in physically active adults
    Genevieve N Healy
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:639-45. 2008
    Among Australian adults who met the public health guideline for the minimum health-enhancing levels of physical activity, we examined the dose-response associations of television-viewing time with continuous metabolic risk variables.
  56. pmc Links between parents' and girls' television viewing behaviors: a longitudinal examination
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, State University of New York at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    J Pediatr 147:436-42. 2005
    This longitudinal study examines links between parents' television (TV)-related parenting practices and their daughter's daily TV viewing hours.
  57. ncbi Television viewing and low participation in vigorous recreation are independently associated with obesity and markers of cardiovascular disease risk: EPIC-Norfolk population-based study
    R W Jakes
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1089-96. 2003
    This study describes the associations between sedentary behaviour (television viewing) and participation in vigorous recreational activity with obesity and with biomarkers of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk profile.
  58. ncbi Children's screen viewing is related to psychological difficulties irrespective of physical activity
    Angie S Page
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TH, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 126:e1011-7. 2010
    ....
  59. ncbi The effects of television advertisements for junk food versus nutritious food on children's food attitudes and preferences
    Helen G Dixon
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 65:1311-23. 2007
    b>Television (TV) food advertising has attracted criticism for its potential role in promoting unhealthy dietary practices among children...
  60. ncbi Situational effects on meal intake: A comparison of eating alone and eating with others
    Marion M Hetherington
    Department of Psychology, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Physiol Behav 88:498-505. 2006
    ..which impairs the ability to self-monitor, eating with others was compared with eating alone or in front of the television. Using a repeated measure within-subjects design, thirty-seven participants (21 males) visited the laboratory 4 ..
  61. ncbi Television watching and incident diabetes: Findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Potsdam Study
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Diabetes 2:23-7. 2010
    The aim of the present study was to examine whether the amount of time spent watching television is a potential risk factor for incident diabetes and to what extent this association may be explained by obesity.
  62. ncbi Impact of an entertainment-education television drama on health knowledge and behavior in Bangladesh: an application of propensity score matching
    Mai P Do
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 11:301-25. 2006
    Shabuj Chaya is a weekly television drama broadcast during a 13-week period in Bangladesh in 2000. It used an entertainment-education format to increase health knowledge and to promote visits to health clinic and modern contraceptive use...
  63. ncbi Narrow-band versus white-light high definition television endoscopic imaging for screening colonoscopy: a prospective randomized trial
    Andreas Adler
    Central Interdisciplinary Endoscopy Unit, Charité Medical University Hospitals, Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Gastroenterology 136:410-6.e1; quiz 715. 2009
    ..Previous studies from referral centers have yielded variable and conflicting results with regard to improvement in adenoma detection rates by using NBI. The present large randomized trial was designed to finally settle this issue...
  64. ncbi Television viewing time independently predicts all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: the EPIC Norfolk study
    Katrien Wijndaele
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:150-9. 2011
    b>Television viewing (TV), a highly prevalent behaviour, is associated with higher cardiovascular risk independently of physical activity. The relationship with mortality, however, is relatively unknown.
  65. pmc Excessive TV viewing and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescents. The AVENA cross-sectional study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Immunonutrition Research Group, Department of Metabolism and Nutrition, Instituto del Frio, Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition ICTAN, Spanish National Research Council CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:274. 2010
    Excessive television (TV) viewing might play an important role in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to examine the independent associations between TV viewing and CVD risk factors in adolescents.
  66. ncbi Children's food consumption during television viewing
    Donna M Matheson
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5705, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:1088-94. 2004
    b>Television viewing is associated with childhood obesity. Eating during viewing and eating highly advertised foods are 2 of the hypothesized mechanisms through which television is thought to affect children's weight.
  67. ncbi Television viewing and abdominal obesity in young adults: is the association mediated by food and beverage consumption during viewing time or reduced leisure-time physical activity?
    Verity J Cleland
    Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1148-55. 2008
    The behavioral pathways through which television (TV) viewing leads to increased adiposity in adults are unclear.
  68. ncbi Identifying subgroups of U.S. adults at risk for prolonged television viewing to inform program development
    Abby C King
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, 94305, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:17-26. 2010
    ..Although adverse health effects of prolonged TV viewing have been increasingly recognized, little population-wide information is available concerning subgroups at greatest risk for this behavior...
  69. ncbi Mediators of the relationship between maternal education and children's TV viewing
    Kylie Hesketh
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:41-7. 2007
    Maternal education is consistently found to be inversely related to children's television viewing and is associated with aspects of the family television environment...
  70. pmc Parent and child physical activity and sedentary time: do active parents foster active children?
    Russell Jago
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TP, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:194. 2010
    ..Parents are likely to be an important influence on their children's behaviour. There is an absence of information about the associations between parents' and children's physical activity and TV viewing...
  71. ncbi Relationship between screen time and metabolic syndrome in adolescents
    Amy E Mark
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, 69 Union Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:153-60. 2008
    The primary objective was to determine the dose-response relation between screen time (television + computer) and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in adolescents.
  72. ncbi Combined influence of physical activity and television viewing on the risk of overweight in US youth
    J C Eisenmann
    Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:613-8. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to examine the combined influence of physical activity (PA) and television viewing (TV) on the risk of overweight in US youth ages 14-18 years.
  73. ncbi The prevalence of leisure time sedentary behaviour and physical activity in adolescent boys: an ecological momentary assessment approach
    Trish Gorely
    Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:289-98. 2009
    ..Design. Cross-sectional, stratified, random sample from secondary schools in 15 regions within the United Kingdom. The data are from a larger study of adolescent lifestyles (Project STIL)...
  74. ncbi Socio-demographic correlates of prolonged television viewing time in Australian men and women: the AusDiab study
    Bronwyn Kay Clark
    Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Phys Act Health 7:595-601. 2010
    Sedentary behaviors, particularly television viewing (TV) time, are associated with adverse health outcomes in adults, independent of physical activity levels. These associations are stronger and more consistent for women than for men.
  75. ncbi Dietary risk factors for development of childhood obesity
    Luis A Moreno
    University School of Health Sciences, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 10:336-41. 2007
    ..We review the most up-to-date information in order to clarify the evidence-based dietary aspects influencing obesity development in children and adolescents...
  76. ncbi On the road to obesity: Television viewing increases intake of high-density foods
    Elliott M Blass
    Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience and Behavior, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Physiol Behav 88:597-604. 2006
    b>Television viewing (TVV) has been linked with obesity, possibly through increased sedentary behavior and/or through increased ingestion during TVV...
  77. ncbi Association of television viewing with fasting and 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose levels in adults without diagnosed diabetes
    David W Dunstan
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 30:516-22. 2007
    We examined the associations of television viewing time with fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and 2-h postchallenge plasma glucose (2-h PG) levels in Australian adults.
  78. ncbi Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and sedentary behaviours in relation to body mass index-defined and waist circumference-defined obesity
    Emmanuel Stamatakis
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:765-73. 2009
    ..Sedentary time was defined as television and other screen-based entertainment time (TVSE)...
  79. pmc Association between television viewing and poor diet quality in young children
    Sonia A Miller
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:168-76. 2008
    To examine the association between television/video (TV) viewing and markers of diet quality among 3-year-old children.
  80. pmc Relation between socioeconomic status and body mass index: evidence of an indirect path via television use
    Matthis Morgenstern
    Institute for Therapy and Health Research, IFT Nord, Harmsstrasse 2, Kiel 24114, Germany
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:731-8. 2009
    ..To test the hypothesis that media use mediates the relation between socioeconomic status (SES) and body mass index (BMI)...
  81. ncbi Television viewing, computer game playing, and Internet use and self-reported time to bed and time out of bed in secondary-school children
    Jan Van den Bulck
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Sleep 27:101-4. 2004
    To investigate the relationship between the presence of a television set, a gaming computer, and/or an Internet connection in the room of adolescents and television viewing, computer game playing, and Internet use on the one hand, and ..
  82. ncbi Dance and reducing television viewing to prevent weight gain in African-American girls: the Stanford GEMS pilot study
    Thomas N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, The Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S65-77. 2003
    To test the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of after-school dance classes and a family-based intervention to reduce television viewing, thereby reducing weight gain, among African-American girls.
  83. ncbi Increased television viewing is associated with elevated body fatness but not with lower total energy expenditure in children
    Diane M Jackson
    Division of Obesity and Metabolic Health, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1031-6. 2009
    b>Television (TV) viewing in children is associated with a higher body mass index, but it is unknown whether this reflects body fatness, and, if it does, why.
  84. ncbi Television-viewing habits and sleep disturbance in school children
    J Owens
    Department of Pediatrics, Hasbro Children s Hospital and Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Pediatrics 104:e27. 1999
    To investigate the relationship between specific television-viewing habits and both sleep habits and sleep disturbances in school children.
  85. ncbi Non food-related environmental stimuli induce increased meal intake in healthy women: comparison of television viewing versus listening to a recorded story in laboratory settings
    F Bellisle
    Diabetes Department, Hotel Dieu, 1 Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181 Paris, Cedex, France
    Appetite 43:175-80. 2004
    ..performed under laboratory conditions, was to assess the impact of two non food-related environmental stimuli (television and auditory stimulus) on meal intake...
  86. ncbi Television watching increases motivated responding for food and energy intake in children
    Jennifer L Temple
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:355-61. 2007
    Sedentary activities, such as watching television, may disrupt habituation to food cues, thereby increasing motivation to eat and energy intake.
  87. ncbi The neighborhood and home environments: disparate relationships with physical activity and sedentary behaviors in youth
    James N Roemmich
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Ann Behav Med 33:29-38. 2007
    ..To increase participation in physical activity, it is important to understand the factors associated with a child's choice to be physically active or sedentary. The neighborhood and home environments may be related to this choice...
  88. ncbi Television viewing and childhood obesity
    T N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics and Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 48:1017-25. 2001
    Children spend a substantial portion of their lives watching television. Investigators have hypothesized that television viewing causes obesity by one or more of three mechanisms: (1) displacement of physical activity, (2) increased ..
  89. ncbi Household obesity prevention: Take Action--a group-randomized trial
    Simone A French
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2082-8. 2011
    ..Intervention consisted of six face-to-face group sessions, placement of a television (TV) locking device on all home TVs, and home-based intervention activities...
  90. pmc Television viewing and unhealthy diet: implications for children and media interventions
    Jennifer L Harris
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 4369, USA
    Health Commun 24:660-73. 2009
    ..of obesity and associated health issues has led to calls for solutions to the potentially unhealthy influence of television and food advertising on children's diets...
  91. ncbi Habitual active transport, TV viewing and weight gain: a four year follow-up study
    Ding Ding
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Prev Med 54:201-4. 2012
    ..To examine the associations of TV viewing time and domain-specific physical activity with weight change; to determine whether domain-specific physical activity moderates the potential association of TV viewing time with weight change...
  92. pmc Young children in urban areas: links among neighborhood characteristics, weight status, outdoor play, and television watching
    Rachel Tolbert Kimbro
    Department of Sociology, Rice University, 6100 Main St, MS 28, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Soc Sci Med 72:668-76. 2011
    ..S. Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (N=1822, 51% male), we explored whether outdoor play and television watching were associated with children's body mass indexes (BMIs) at age five using OLS regression models, ..
  93. pmc Associations of television content type and obesity in children
    Frederick J Zimmerman
    Department of Health Services, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:334-40. 2010
    We tested the associations of content types of children's television viewing with subsequent body mass index (BMI) to assess the plausibility of different causal pathways.
  94. ncbi Preschoolers' total daily screen time at home and by type of child care
    Pooja S Tandon
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle Children s Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Pediatr 158:297-300. 2011
    ..To assess preschoolers' cumulative daily screen time, measure the contributions of the home and the child care setting to this total, and characterize children that are most at risk for excessive screen time...
  95. ncbi Longitudinal associations of energy balance-related behaviours and cross-sectional associations of clusters and body mass index in Norwegian adolescents
    Maria E van der Sluis
    Department of Health Science, Institute of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam De Boelelaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 13:1716-21. 2010
    ..Insight into the role of energy balance-related behaviours (EBRB) is of great importance when it comes to prevention of weight gain and design of interventions tailored to target these behaviours...
  96. pmc Stability and change in screen-based sedentary behaviours and associated factors among Norwegian children in the transition between childhood and adolescence
    Mekdes K Gebremariam
    Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 12:104. 2012
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  97. ncbi Effectiveness of interventions aimed at reducing screen time in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Gita Wahi
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:979-86. 2011
    ..To evaluate the impact of interventions focused on reducing screen time...
  98. ncbi Longitudinal examination of the family food environment and weight status among children
    Abbie MacFarlane
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:343-52. 2009
    ..To examine whether aspects of the family food environment were associated with body mass index (BMI) z-score and weight status in children, cross-sectionally and prospectively over 3 years...
  99. pmc Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of television, radio and print advertisements in promoting the New York smokers' quitline
    Matthew C Farrelly
    Public Health Policy Research Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Tob Control 16:i21-3. 2007
    This study assessed the relative effectiveness and cost effectiveness of television, radio and print advertisements to generate calls to the New York smokers' quitline.
  100. pmc Short sleep duration in infancy and risk of childhood overweight
    Elsie M Taveras
    Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:305-11. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which infant sleep duration is associated with overweight at age 3 years...
  101. pmc A randomized controlled trial of culturally tailored dance and reducing screen time to prevent weight gain in low-income African American girls: Stanford GEMS
    Thomas N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics and Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1070 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:995-1004. 2010
    ..To test a 2-year community- and family-based obesity prevention program for low-income African American girls: Stanford GEMS (Girls' health Enrichment Multi-site Studies)...

Research Grants66

  1. Infant Screening and Diagnosis of Duchenne Muscular Dys*
    Paul Fernhoff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Participants will be recruited through the use of various methods (television, newspaper, magazines, Internet) and targeted education of managed care and private providers...
  2. A national screening test for hearing, administered by telephone.
    Charles S Watson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of publicizing the test either through mass media, such as the AARP Magazine and local newspapers, radio and television;or through presentations to service organizations such as the Lions, Kiwanis, Rotary, retirement homes, labor ..
  3. Modifying Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior via Mobile Phone Technology
    Abby C King; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These include regular physical activity and, more recently, sedentary behaviors such as prolonged television viewing that are associated with obesity, type-2 diabetes, and other hazardous health conditions...
  4. Mothers and Others: Family-based Obesity Prevention for Infants and Toddlers
    Margaret E Bentley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..snack foods;longer durations of infant and toddler sleep and fewer night awakenings;and, lower levels of television and electronic media exposure...
  5. Television Advertising and Children's Diet Activity and Obesity Prevalence
    Lisa Powell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The overwhelming majority (97.8%) of food product ads seen on television by American children are of poor nutritional content, being high in either sugar, fat or sodium...
  6. Alcohol Advertising, Drinking and Driving: A Study of Underage Youth and Adults
    Dean R Lillard; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In 2006 alcohol manufacturers spent $1.3 billion advertising their products on television and in magazines (Center on Alcohol Monitoring and Youth, 2007)...
  7. Pass the Popcorn: Children's perceptions of 'obesogenic'culture in movies
    Eliana M Perrin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of influences, likely including family, friends, schools, religious institutions, and electronic culture (television, movies, and video games). One important source of culture in the worid for children is children's movies...
  8. Television and International Family Change: A Randomized Experiment
    Rukmalie Jayakody; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Television has been described as one of the most powerful idea disseminators and socializing agents in the contemporary world and its power to change attitudes and behavior has long been assumed...
  9. Impact of Food Ads &PSAs on Child &Teen Eating &Obesity Across Media Markets
    Leslie B Snyder; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..McDermott, Forsyth, MacKintosh, Rayner, et al 2003) conclude that although there is sufficient evidence linking television viewing overall to both consumption and adiposity, more research is needed into the links between advertising ..
  10. Do Patient Requests Affect Doctor's Decisions? A Complementary Experimental and Q
    John B McKinlay; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Some 30 percent now request specific medications (discovered on television or by internet searches) of which 40 percent receive the requested prescription...
  11. Transforming Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior through Narrative
    Sheila T Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cancer portrayals by analyzing the frequency and type of cancer depictions on the 10 most popular primetime television programs...
  12. Effects of Culture Change on Adolescent Sleep and Health
    CAROL MARIE WORTHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of television on adolescent sleep/wake patterns in the context of a controlled experiment with Vietnamese villages lacking both television and ..
  13. Communicating Genetic Information for Obesity
    Catharine Wang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..lifestyle risk feedback, on participants'behavioral intentions, health behaviors (physical activity, diet, television viewing), and weight outcomes, and 2) determine the extent to which the effects of genetic and/or lifestyle risk ..
  14. Using Exergaming to Promote Physical Activity in Preschoolers
    KAREN ANN MCDONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..has been found to be decreasing over time, concurrently, the amount of time children spend in front of a television or computer has been found to be increasing, especially among minority and low income youth...
  15. HIV Prevention Messages Targeting Latino MSM
    Maria Rosa Solorio; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..explore the possibility of a multi-site randomized control trial of the mass media campaign;c) use the network to identify key contacts for the potential inclusion of television and other online networks in the mass media campaign.
  16. Environmental Strategies &Behavior Change to Reduce Overeating in Obese Children
    Thomas N Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..utensils with smaller diameter and volume plates, bowls and utensils, and (3) eliminating eating while watching television and other screen media...
  17. A Home Exercise Program (DVD) for Women with Infants and Young Children
    CHERYL LYNN ALBRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Choose to Move is designed for viewing on a television taking advantage of new technologies that allow viewers to watch streaming video (including movies) from the ..
  18. Effectiveness of CCTV Systems in Reducing Retail Robbery Rates and Employee Injur
    Carri Casteel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..legislation and local ordinances are increasingly requiring retail establishments to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems to reduce the risk of robbery and robbery-related employee injury...
  19. ENGINEERING APPROACHES TO LOW VISION REHABILITATION
    Eli Peli; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..effects and utility of the devices for activities of daily living such as walking, driving, reading and watching television. Cosmetic acceptability and ergonomics are high priorities in designing the devices...
  20. Social Determinants of HIV Risk and Vulnerability among Black MSM in South Africa
    KIRK JOHN FIERECK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and through discourse analysis of media reports, including posters, conversations, radio chat shows, pamphlets, television stories, and news clippings wil be subjected to a grounded theory approach to data analysis that is commonly ..
  21. Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOME) Plus
    JAYNE ALLYN FULKERSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., television, computer, game system)...
  22. Reducing Television Viewing to Prevent Obesity in Hispanic Preschool Children
    Jason A Mendoza; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..applicant's research goal will be to conduct a group randomized controlled trial of a culturally adapted television (TV) reduction curriculum among Hispanic preschool children in order to reduce TV viewing and prevent excess ..
  23. TV Watching Exposure, Eating and Nutrition Study
    Lisa A Sutherland; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The research plan outlined, Television Watching Exposure, Eating and Nutrition Study (TWEENS), consists of four integrated aims to better understand ..
  24. Effects of Impaired-Driving Crashes on the U.S. Economy
    EDUARD XHEVIT ZALOSHNJA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..example, when an injured person buys domestic medical care rather than an imported South African diamond or a television set produced in China that affects the domestic economy...
  25. Unhealthy Food and Beverage Advertising Around Schools
    KERYN ELIZABETH PASCH; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..While work has focused on the influence of food and beverage advertising on television, little research has examined the influence of exposure to advertising around schools...
  26. Designing Life: Stories from the Bioethical Frontier
    LAURIE DONNELLY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To this end, the high-profile public television series, with its companion website and educational outreach activities, will be used as the cornerstone around ..
  27. Measurement of Youth Media Exposure and Health Outcomes
    MICHAEL OGDEN RICH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research has been limited by weak data collection measures and a narrow focus on television viewing...
  28. Early Intervention to Engage Parents in Socializing Children Against Alcohol Use
    Christine Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..children how to respond to peers or adults who might offer alcohol;counter pro-drinking images and messages from television and other media;and reinforce children for staying alcohol-free...
  29. Webnovela for Hispanic Dementia Family Caregivers
    BRUNO KAJIYAMA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A DVD with our Telenovela will also be created for non-Internet users. As Telenovela, a limited-run "television novel" drama, is one of the most popular television genres for Hispanics, a "Telenovela" intervention is likely ..
  30. Blur, Accommodation, and Vision
    Martin S Banks; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The motion picture and television industries are also rapidly introducing stereo...
  31. Increasing Organ and Tissue Donation in Hispanic Americans
    Ali Salim; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The programs will consist of a multitude of avenues including a) paid television campaigns, b) delivery of factual information to high school students and their families, and c) working with ..
  32. Interactive Technology for Hearing Aid Education and Acceptance
    ALAN LETZT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Computer founder Steve Jobs, who said shortly before his untimely death, "I'd like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to use"...
  33. Genetic and food advertisement influences on eating without hunger in children
    DIANE IHN AE GILBERT-DIAMOND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We also hypothesize that children with the high risk FTO allele be more affected by television food advertisement exposure than children who do not;i.e...
  34. A randomized controlled trial to decrease sedentary behavior in low-income youth
    HANNAH GRAY LAWMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Light physical activity may be done simultaneously with television watching or achieved through other popular screen activities including game consoles, avoids common complaints ..
  35. Best Evaluation Tools &Techniques for Effective Recommendations for Policies
    DANIEL P O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and lesson learned to policy makers and the general public in formal reports and briefs as well as a variety of multimedia products (Web sites, social media sites and links, radio and television public service announcements, etc.).
  36. Spatial Hearing in Complex Sound Fields
    Richard L Freyman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to find separate auditory "objects" arising from different sources, such as a person talking, music from a television, or an air conditioner...
  37. Live Smart Live Safe: Emergency Prep. for People with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Most Americans rely on television, written materials, and the Internet to learn about, and prepare for potential emergency situations...
  38. The use of interactive television in identifying autism in young children
    R MATTHEW MATTHEW REESE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..clinicians are able to accurately diagnosis ASD in young children through evaluation procedures via interactive television (ITV)...
  39. News and ad effects on alcohol risk perception
    Michael D Slater; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..behaviors, using an experimental design intended to replicate many of the contextual elements of actual television viewing behavior...
  40. The distribution of light on the human retina
    Richard A Bone; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., driving, sitting in front of a computer or television, or different outdoor activities...
  41. Teachers' Domain: Environmental Health
    THEODORE SICKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..teachersdomain.org), these videos and supporting materials will be drawn primarily from such PBS television programs as NOVA, Frontline, Nature, and Arthur...
  42. Alcohol Brand Research Among Underage Drinkers
    Michael B Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..youth;(2) to determine the brand-specific exposure of underage youth to alcohol advertising in magazines and on television;and (3) to determine the relationship between brand-specific alcohol advertising exposure and brand-specific ..
  43. Anytime Fitness: Using Media to Promote Health to Preschoolers
    Meghan R Longacre; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Intervention: The intervention, titled Anytime Fitness, will link an Emmy award-winning educational television series, PEEP and the Big Wide World(R), with simple, behavior-based messages to incorporate healthy eating and ..
  44. Watching Television and Movies with Low Vision
    RUSSELL LAURENCE WOODS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Watching Television and Movies with Low Vision Abstract Television, the internet and movies are a major source of information and entertainment...
  45. Representational Flexibility: How Toddlers use Representations from Books and TV
    RACHEL F BARR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Project Summary Television viewing and picture-book reading are prevalent activities during toddlerhood (Rideout, Vandewater &Wartella, 2003)...
  46. Educational Television Program for Children of Immigrant Families
    WILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project seeks to develop a television program that can bridge the intergenerational language gap and improve the health status of all members of an ..
  47. Addiction Studies Program for Journalists
    David P Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..about addiction (230 stories in the past four years alone) in numerous newspapers, magazines, public radio and television stations, and network and cable news shows...
  48. Social Ecological Model for Community and Home-based Nutrition Education
    WILLIAM Z TAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..family homes, (ii) community-based organizations such as Head Start classrooms, and (iii) through public television, the proposed immersive program promises to provide exposure to nutrition education, enhance children's ..
  49. Recovery of Stereopsis in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Preeti Verghese; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with AMD complain about difficulty with everyday tasks such as reading, recognizing faces and watching television. More recent studies report difficulty with eye-hand coordination and grasping, consistent with data showing ..
  50. Impact of Video Viewing on Infant Learning: Using Baby Signs as an Experimental A
    Laura L Namy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): The American Academy of Pediatrics'recommends that children under two refrain from watching television or videos on the grounds that infant viewing is potentially harmful to development...
  51. Minimizing Antibiotic Resistance in Colorado (MARC)
    Ralph Gonzales; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..patient education in clinician prescribing behavior: 1) household and office-based materials, and 2) mass media (television, radio, newsprint, web site)...
  52. Coding Media Content from the Child Development Supplement Wave 3
    Elizabeth A Vandewater; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Since the advent of Television in the 1950s, the impact of media on children has weighed heavily on the minds of policy makers, scholars and practitioners alike...
  53. SCHOOL AND FAMILY BASED OBESITY PREVENTION FOR CHILDREN
    Thomas Robinson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..In addition, several innovative approaches will be included: interventions to influence food preferences and television viewing, interventions promoting health advocacy, and computer-assisted instruction...
  54. Influence of advertising and product type on e-cigarette demand among smokers
    RICHARD J O'CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We plan to vary whether or not participants view television advertisements for these products to examine the impact of marketing messages on bid prices (a marker for ..
  55. ALCOHOL ADVERTISING AND HIGHWAY FATALITY RATES
    Henry Saffer; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Variables measuring television and radio advertising of beer and wine and variables measuring billboard, newspaper and consumer novelty ..
  56. EFFECTS OF 27 MHZ RADIATION ON SOMATIC & GERM CELLS
    STEPHEN CLEARY; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..occupational exposure to 27 MHz and 2450 MHz radiation generated by heat sealers, diathermy equipment, radio and television broadcast, and other sources...
  57. Family Education for Confirmed Newborn Screen
    David Sandberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., as a family in front of the television vs...
  58. DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINED ATTENTION IN INFANTS
    John Richards; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..planning; 3) To study the development of attention in infants and young preschool children during extended television viewing and to further extend the study of sustained attention...
  59. Telehealth delivery of a weight loss program in diabetes
    Jennifer Lovejoy; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..to explore the human engineering issues of a home-based telehealth system, Healthium, utilizing an interactive television system over a broadband connection...
  60. Social and emotional skills training with young children
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..ELK will offer multi-media resources, both in the classroom and through Saturday morning television specials, interactive web resources, and a skill-based curriculum specifically aimed at enhancing El ..
  61. Delphi Evaluation of Alcohol Advertising Codes
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..be used by public health professionals and government officials to monitor the content of alcohol advertising on television and in other media...
  62. Multimedia First Aid Program for Families
    Lynne Swartz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Thus, many families have no first aid skills or rely on folk remedies or television to provide first aid instruction...
  63. ON LINE WEB COURSE IMPROVES OLDER PERSON MEMORY SKILLS
    ROBERT RAGER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Web-TV (by developers of the music CD, Phillips & Sony) which provides access to the WEB through a familiar television interface, 2) increasing computer literacy among older adults (demographic changes in the older adult population ..
  64. Television Viewing and Risk of Injury & Chronic Disease Morbidity
    Mark Pereira; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Over the past several decades television viewing (TV) has increased dramatically in the U.S...
  65. Televised Direct to Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising and Patient Outcomes
    Sherry L Emery; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..from one of the largest collections of health plan insurance claims available, with measures of exposure to television ads derived from Nielson Media Research...
  66. An Economic Study of Three Decades of Smoking Cessation
    Donald Kenkel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..and scope of advertisements of smoking cessation products in print media, supplemented by content analysis of television advertising...