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American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Amount of time spent in sedentary behaviors and cause-specific mortality in US adults.”
American Optometric Association: “Most Americans Experience Digital Eye Strain from Overexposure to Computers According to Survey.”
Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism: “Appetite regulation in response to sitting and energy imbalance.”
BMC Health: “The association between sedentary behaviour and risk of anxiety: a systematic review.”
Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety: “Positioning the Monitor.”
EurekAlert: “Feelings of loneliness and depression linked to binge-watching television.”
Exercise and Sport Science Reviews: “Too Much Sitting: The Population-Health Science of Sedentary Behavior.”
Harvard Health Publishing: “Too much sitting linked to heart disease, diabetes, premature death.”
Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep Medicine: “Sleep, Performance, and Public Safety,” “Sleep and Disease Risk.”
Journal of Behavioral Addictions: “Hidden addiction: Television.”
Journal of Epidemiology: “Television viewing time is associated with overweight/obesity among older adults, independent of meeting physical activity and health guidelines.”
Journal of Health Psychology: “ ‘Just one more episode’: Frequency and theoretical correlates of television binge watching.”
Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis: “TV viewing and incident venous thromboembolism: the Atherosclerotic Risk in Communities Study.”
International Journal of Obesity: “Effects of TV time and other sedentary pursuits.”
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Just Enough for You: About Food Portions.”
National Sleep Foundation: “National Sleep Foundation Recommends New Sleep Times.”
NIH News In Health: “Don’t Just Sit There!”
Penn Medicine: “Is Binge-Watching Bad for You? 5 Signs You Need to Skip the Next Episode.”
UCLA Health: “Ergonomics for Prolonged Sitting.”
University of Leicester Press Office: “Effects of binge-watching.”
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