The purpose was to examine screen-based leisure time sedentary behavior and physical activity and overweight in a national sample of children. Boys and girls who engage in low physical activity and high leisure time sedentary behavior are two times more likely to be overweight than more active, less sedentary children.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Psychiatry and Mental health