Two new studies this month have focused on creating media reduction interventions in order to target obesity:

  • Baker, I.R., Dennison, B.A., et al. (2007). "An asset-based community initiative to reduce television viewing in New York state." Preventive Medicine.
  • Zabinski, M.F., Norman, G.J., et al. (2007). "Patterns of sedentary behavior among adolescents." Health Psychology.

Two other media-related studies out this month:

  • Clark, L., Tiggemann, M. (2007). "Sociocultural influences and body image in 9- to 12-year-old girls: The role of appearance schemas." Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
  • Shoja, M.M., Tubbs, R.S., et al. (2007). "Video game epilepsy in the twentieth century: A review." Child’s Nervous System.

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