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Bruno G.G. da Costa, Kelly S. da Silva, Rafael M. da Costa, Edio L. Petroski, Isabela C. Back, Paulo H.A. Guerra and Luiz R.A. de Lima

Sedentary behavior (SB) is characterized by low-energy expenditure activities (≤1.5 metabolic equivalent of task), such as watching television (TV) and using the computer while in a sitting, reclining, or lying posture ( 26 ). Previous studies have linked TV viewing habits with unhealthy outcomes

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Chad Seifried, Brian Soebbing and Kwame J.A. Agyemang

. Table 3 Payout, Attendance, Sponsorship, and Television Data for Surviving and Defunct Games 5-Year Intervals Year Average no. of games per year Percentage with title sponsors per year Average total payout High payout/low payout Total average attendance High attendance/low attendance Total average TV

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Kayla M. Baker, Sean Healy, David J. Rice and Jeanette M. Garcia

addition, sedentary behavior, specifically television viewing (TV), has been found to negatively impact adolescents’ physical well-being. 7 For instance, researchers found that an increase in TV was related to an increase in body fat and body mass index (BMI), 7 increased rates of depression, 8 and

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Pirkko Markula

has successfully gained significant television airtime and specialized TV channels, dance appears only as an ingredient for reality television. While the televised reality shows have significantly increased the visibility of dance, at least in the North American context, they depict a very specific

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Chad Seifried, Brian Soebbing and Kwame J.A. Agyemang

view, any sponsorship offering national TV exposure benefits…And the bowls will benefit from money from another source (than just TV).” Rogers, Jr. further speculated that television money will be “harder to come by…CBS told us it couldn’t renew our contract for the same amount of money” and without

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Tywan G. Martin, Jessica Wallace, Young Ik Suh, Kysha Harriell and Justin Tatman

related to their media consumption. They were asked which outlets they used to seek out national news and sports news, hours of television consumed daily, hours per day spent on the Internet, and hours spent per day listening to radio. Table 1 Cronbach’s Alpha (α), Loadings, Construct Reliability (CR

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Marcus Ngantcha, Eric Janssen, Emmanuelle Godeau, Virginie Ehlinger, Olivier Le-Nezet, François Beck and Stanislas Spilka

Recent developments in new information and communication technologies have transformed our daily lives. The pervasive use of new information and communication technologies goes hand in hand with a dramatic increase in the use of screen-based media, including television (TV), gaming, and computer (a

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Manon L. Dontje, Calum F. Leask, Juliet Harvey, Dawn A. Skelton and Sebastien F.M. Chastin

.7 min). Believed Reasons to Remain Sedentary When asked what they believed were reasons for them to remain sedentary, participants mentioned many different reasons (Figure  2 ). Several participants mentioned fixed TV programs they view on a daily basis as a reason for sedentary behavior. Yes I watch

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Alexandra Valencia-Peris, Joan Úbeda-Colomer, Jorge Lizandra, Carmen Peiró-Velert and José Devís-Devís

18 years reported that 39.9% were active gamers who met physical activity guidelines, that they tended to spend more time watching DVDs or television (TV), and/or that they were more overweight or obese than nonactive gamers. 24 A Canadian study with a convenience sampling of adolescents aged 14 to

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Lia Grego Muniz de Araújo, Bruna Camilo Turi, Bruna Locci, Camila Angélica Asahi Mesquita, Natália Bonicontro Fonsati and Henrique Luiz Monteiro

arrival of new technological options replaced traditional activities involving physical effort, supporting the sedentary lifestyle. 3 , 4 The time spent in sedentary activities, such as television (TV), video games, computers, and cell phones, is considered a public health problem because of its