Advertisement
Research Article

Video Game Playing Is Independently Associated with Blood Pressure and Lipids in Overweight and Obese Adolescents

  • Gary S. Goldfield mail,

    ggoldfield@cheo.on.ca

    Affiliations: Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    X
  • Glen P. Kenny,

    Affiliation: School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    X
  • Stasia Hadjiyannakis,

    Affiliation: Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    X
  • Penny Phillips,

    Affiliation: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    X
  • Angela S. Alberga,

    Affiliation: School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    X
  • Travis J. Saunders,

    Affiliations: Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    X
  • Mark S. Tremblay,

    Affiliations: Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    X
  • Janine Malcolm,

    Affiliation: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    X
  • Denis Prud'homme,

    Affiliation: School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    X
  • Rejeanne Gougeon,

    Affiliation: Department of Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada

    X
  • Ronald J. Sigal

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Cardiac Sciences and Community Health Sciences, Faculties of Medicine and Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    X
  • Published: November 01, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026643

Media Coverage of this Article

Found additional news media or blog coverage for the article? Please let us know.