Hamer M., Yates T., Sherar L.B., Clemes S.A., Shankar A. Association of after school sedentary behaviour in adolescence with mental wellbeing in adulthood. Preventive Medicine, 2016 Jun 12;87:6-10. Epub 2016 Feb 12.
Sedentary behaviour is associated with poorer mental health in adolescence but no studies have followed participants into mid-life. We investigated the association between after-school sedentary behaviours (screen time and homework) in adolescence with mental wellbeing in adulthood when participants were aged 42.