Background: It is largely unknown how TV use relates to depot-specif?c adiposity or cardiometabolic
risk in children.
Purpose: To examine relationships between having a TVin the bedroom and TV viewing time with
total fat mass, abdominal subcutaneous and visceral adiposity, and cardiometabolic risk in children
Methods: A cross-sectional study of 369 children and adolescents aged 5–18 years was conducted
(2010 –2011; analysis 2011–2012). Waist circumference;...
Authors: Amanda E. Staiano, Deirdre M. Harrington, Stephanie T. Broyles, Alok K. Gupta, Peter T. Katzmarzyk