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Implications for practice and research
■ Cardiometabolic biomarkers are associated with higher TV viewing and indicate a reduction in TV viewing for adolescents may be warranted.
■ TV viewing may not be a good marker of overall sedentary behaviour.
■ TV viewing may be part of wider cluster of ‘unhealthy’ behaviours.
■ In future, researchers should assess more than TV viewing when looking at sedentary behaviour.
Sedentary behaviour comprises a range of sitting (and lying down) behaviours characterised by very low-energy expenditure. There has been a major increase in research interest in sedentary behaviour over the past few years and a growing concern among health and education professionals, as well as parents, …
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