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Binge watching has long-term impact

Research from The University of Queensland

Older Game of Thrones fans planning a marathon recap before the new TV season premieres might want to reconsider binge-watching their favourite show.

Research from The University of Queensland has found the amount of time older adults spend watching TV now could have an impact on their health in years to come.

UQ School of Public Health PhD candidate Natasha Reid said the study showed people who spent less time watching television 12 years ago had significantly better lower-body muscle strength today.

“Television watching is a common past-time that, when excessive, has been linked to a range of negative health consequences,” Mrs Reid said.

“It is also linked to other…

Read more at: https://www.myscience.org/news/2017/binge_watching_has_long_term_impact-2017-UQ

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