NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
ERIC Number: EJ612367
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-2891
Is Television Bad for Your Health? Behavior and Body Image of the Adolescent "Couch Potato."
Van den Bulck, Jan
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v29 n3 p273-88 Jun 2000
Studied the potential health effects of watching television for 1,035 Finnish 17-and 18-year-olds. Findings show that television viewing is linked with behaviors that can affect the viewer's health. Discusses the relationship between television viewing and people's assessment of their own bodies. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Finland