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Associations of television viewing time with adults' well-being and vitality
journal contributionposted on 2014-12-01, 00:00 authored by P C Dempsey, Bethany Howard, B M Lynch, N Owen, David DunstanDavid Dunstan
Television (TV) viewing, a common leisure-time sedentary behaviour, is associated adversely with cardio-metabolic health, fatigue, depression and mental health. However, associations of TV viewing time with health-related quality of life attributes are less well understood. We examined associations of TV viewing time with physical well-being, mental well-being and vitality in a large population-based sample of Australian adults.
Pagination69 - 74
Publication classificationC Journal article; C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice2014, Elsevier BV
GenderMental healthPhysical activityQuality of lifeSedentary behaviourTelevision viewingVitalityWell-beingScience & TechnologyLife Sciences & BiomedicinePublic, Environmental & Occupational HealthMedicine, General & InternalGeneral & Internal MedicineQUALITY-OF-LIFEPHYSICAL-ACTIVITYSEDENTARY BEHAVIORLEISURE-TIMESITTING TIMESCREEN-TIMEPSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESSCARDIOMETABOLIC RISKMETABOLIC SYNDROMEAUSTRALIAN ADULTS