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Title: Television and food in the lives of young children
Authors: Olafsdottir, Steingerdur
Issue Date: 13-Mar-2014
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science ; Institutionen för kost- och idrottsvetenskap
Parts of work: 1. Olafsdottir, S, Eiben, G, Prell, H, Hense, S, Lissner, L, Mårild, S, Reisch, L, Berg, C. (2014). Young children's screen habits are associated with consumption of sweetened beverages independently of parental norms. International Journal of Public Health, 59, 67-75. doi: 10.1007/s00038-013-0473-2

2. Olafsdottir, S, Berg, C, Eiben, G, Lanfer, A, Reisch, L, Ahrens, W, Kourides, Y, Molnár, D, Moreno, L A, Siani, A, Veidebaum, T, Lissner, L. (2014). Young children's screen activities, sweet drink consumption and anthropometry: results from a prospective European study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 68, 223-228. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2013.234

3. Lissner, L, Lanfer, A, Gwozdz, W, Olafsdottir, S, Eiben, G, Moreno, L A, Santalieestra-Pasias, A M, Kovacs, E, Barba, G, Loit, H M, Kourides, Y, Pala, V, Pohlabeln, H, De Henauw, S, Buchecker, K, Ahrens, W, Reisch, L. (2012). Television habits in relation to overweight, diet and taste preferences in European children: the IDEFICS study. European Journal of Epidemiology, 27(9), 705-715. doi: 10.1007/s10654-012-9718-2
Date of Defence: 2014-04-04
Disputation: Fredagen den 4 april 2014, kl. 9.15, Margaretha Huitfeldts auditorium, Pedagogen Hus C.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg studies in educational sciences
Keywords: television
sweetened beverages
food habits
Abstract: Several mechanisms have been proposed behind the associations between screens and overweight including sedentary behaviour, eating while viewing, and exposure to commercials. Aspects of this association as underlying social factors and the possible confounding factors of social norms in the family that can affect children’s lifestyle have received less attention. TV commercials for food and beverages have been extensively studied and it is important to study the appearance of food in children’s ... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-779-7 (print)
978-91-7346-780-3 (pdf)
ISSN: 0436-1121
Appears in Collections:Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
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