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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2014

Obesity: Behavioral Interventions that Aim to Reduce Recreational Sedentary Screen Time Among Children

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends behavioral interventions to reduce recreational sedentary screen time among children aged 13 years and younger. Evidence includes studies of interventions that focus only on reducing recreational sedentary screen time (screen-time-only) and studies that focus on reducing recreational sedentary screen time and improving physical activity and/or diet (screen-time-plus).

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Heart Disease and Stroke
Nutrition and Weight Status
Physical Activity
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
The Community Guide [Internet]. Obesity: Behavioral Interventions that Aim to Reduce Recreational Sedentary Screen Time Among Children. c2014– [cited 2017 Feb 17]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/content/obesity-behavioral-interventions-aim-reduce-recreational-sedentary-screen-time-among