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Effectiveness of intervention strategies exclusively targeting reductions in children’s sedentary time: a systematic review of the literature

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, January 2016
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Title
Effectiveness of intervention strategies exclusively targeting reductions in children’s sedentary time: a systematic review of the literature
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International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, January 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12966-016-0387-5
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Teatske M. Altenburg, Joana Kist-van Holthe, Mai J. M. Chinapaw, Altenburg, Teatske M, Kist-van Holthe, Joana, Chinapaw, Mai J M

Abstract

An increasing number of interventions targeting sedentary behaviour in children have emerged in recent years. Recently published reviews included sedentary behaviour and physical activity interventions. This review critically summarizes evidence on the effectiveness of intervention strategies that exclusively targeted reducing sedentary time in children and adolescents. We performed a systematic literature search in Pubmed, Embase and the Cochrane Library through November 2015. Two independent reviewers selected eligible studies, extracted relevant data and rated the methodological quality using the assessment tool for quantitative studies. We included 21 intervention studies, of which 8 studies scored moderate on methodological quality and 13 studies scored weak. Four out of eight moderate quality studies reported significant beneficial intervention effects.Although descriptions of intervention strategies were not always clearly reported, we identified encouragement of a TV turnoff week and implementing standing desks in classrooms as promising strategies. Due to a lack of high quality studies and inconsistent findings, we found no convincing evidence for the effectiveness of existing interventions targeting solely sedentary behaviour. We recommend that future studies apply mediation analyses to explore which strategies are most effective. Furthermore, to increase the effectiveness of interventions, knowledge of children's motives to engage in sedentary behavior is required, as well as their opinion on potentially effective intervention strategies.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 205 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 36 18%
Researcher 25 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 25 12%
Student > Bachelor 18 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 6%
Other 47 23%
Unknown 41 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 41 20%
Nursing and Health Professions 26 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 25 12%
Social Sciences 19 9%
Psychology 16 8%
Other 21 10%
Unknown 57 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 27. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 December 2017.
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#1,140,387
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Outputs from International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
#454
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#20,778
of 281,547 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
#5
of 12 outputs
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