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Longitudinal associations between TV viewing and BMI not explained by the 'mindless eating' or 'physical activity displacement' hypotheses among adults

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The mechanisms explaining the positive relationship between television (TV) viewing and body mass index (BMI) are unclear. ‘Mindless eating’ and ‘physical activity displacement’ theories have been suggested, but have not been tested longitudinally among young adults. This study aimed to determine whether longitudinal associations between young adults’ TV viewing and BMI are explained by changes in TV-related food and beverage consumption (FBC) and/or leisure-time physi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12889-018-5674-4

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ORCID:
0000-0001-8358-3237
Patterson, K More by this author
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Schmidt, MD More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Women’s & Reproductive Health
Subgroup:
Women's & Reproductive Health
ORCID:
0000-0002-2091-7663
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
797
Publication date:
2018-06-26
Acceptance date:
2018-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
Pubs id:
pubs:865318
URN:
uri:86a204f1-b2a7-433b-ba42-6d3c67c59cbd
UUID:
uuid:86a204f1-b2a7-433b-ba42-6d3c67c59cbd
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pubs:865318

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