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Sedentary lifestyle and passive leisure in czech school-aged children

Autor Zdeněk Hamřík, Michal Kalman, Daniela Bobáková , Erik Sigmund
Organisation Univerzita Palackého, Katedra rekreologie, Fakulta tělesné kultury
Year 2012
Research type study
Annotation The aim of the study was to analyze a sedentary lifestyle with a focus on passive leisure time (time spent watching television and computers) in school-age children in the Czech Republic. With the development of modern information technology in the last 10 years significantly increased the number of children who spend two or more hours a day computers in all age categories. Sedentary behavior and together with inadequate levels of physical activity is becoming a major risk factor for chronic non-communicable diseases and must be in addition to interventions to increase physical activity levels of pay separate attention. To determine the time spent in front of television and computer screen was used data randomly selected set of 11 to 15-year-old elementary school pupils of the Czech Republic. More than 55% of girls and 60% boys spend during the week before screen TV, DVD or video, more than 2 hours a day, as well as spend more than two hours a day at the computer screen.
Keywords Youthh, HBSC, Playstation, computer games , physical inactivity, TV, computer games
Research type quantitative
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Obor AK Sport, leisure time activities, AM Pedagogy, education, AQ Security and health protection
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Organisation Univerzita Palackého, Katedra rekreologie, Fakulta tělesné kultury
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Registry administrator Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Operator Národní pedagogický institut ČR
In cooperation Czech Council of Children and Youth
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