What The Study Did: Researchers looked at whether there was a long-term association between using video games at an early age and later weight as a teenager, as well as what role behaviors such as physical activity, the regularity of bedtimes and consuming sugar-sweetened beverages might play. The study was a secondary analysis of data from a study that included 16,000 children born in the United Kingdom.
Authors: Rebecca J. Beeken, Ph.D., of the University of Leeds in Leeds, England, is the corresponding author.
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