October 18, 2019

What’s the Deal on Parental Screen Time Controls?

Today’s post comes from Emi Vargatoth, a second-year medical student at the University of Ottawa and a research student at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario […]
October 9, 2019

Apple Screen Time Tracker – The Good and The Bad

Today’s blog post is written by Emi Vargatoth, a medical student at the University of Ottawa. More on Emi can be found at the bottom of […]
October 2, 2019

New Educational Model Decreases Sedentary Time of Adolescents at School

Today’s post comes from Emi Vargatoth, a medical student at the University of Ottawa and a research student at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) […]
September 25, 2019

Harmful or Helpful? Social Media, Internet Use and Suicide Attempts Among Adolescents

Today’s post comes from Emi Vargatoth, a second-year medical student at the University of Ottawa and a research student at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario […]
September 18, 2019

Children’s Perceptions of Parental Screen Time Control Apps

Today’s post is written by Emi Vargatoth, a second-year medical student at the University of Ottawa and a research student at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern […]
September 11, 2019

Screen time and snacking – does it matter for young teens?

  Today’s post comes from Kristie Hicks, discussing her recently published paper entitled “Examining the Association Between Screen Time, Beverage and Snack Consumption, and Weight Status […]
September 4, 2019

Objective Measures of Screen Time for Children and Adolescents

Today’s post comes from Emi Vargatoth, a second-year medical student at the University of Ottawa. Researchers interested in studying the role of screen time in sedentary […]
August 28, 2019

High Levels of Sedentary Time Associated with Significant Increase in Mortality Risk

A recent study has evaluated the relationship between physical activity and sedentary time (assessed by accelerometry) and premature mortality in a large sample of middle aged […]
August 21, 2019

An Innovative Citizen Science Approach to Track Time Spent on Mobile Devices: a SMART Platform Study

Today’s post comes from Dr. Tarun Katapally, discussing his new paper entitled “Methodology to Derive Objective Screen-State from Smartphones: A SMART Platform Study” recently published in […]