Research + News | Topic: Exercise
Jan 13, 2021
The Paradox Of Online “Body Positivity”
It has always sucked to compare yourself to the prettiest girl in school, but it sucks a lot more to feel like everybody else in the entire world is the prettiest girl in school. Read the article here.
Jul 24, 2020
Excessive Screen Time For Toddlers Linked To Less Physical Activity, Stunted Development
A recent study says excessive screen time may stunt a child’s growth, especially if they start using devices around age two or three. Read the article here.
Jun 15, 2020
Video Games May Sabotage Fitness Among College Students
Video games often stand in the way of exercise and healthy eating among male college students, a new study shows. Read the article here.
Sep 17, 2018
The Average Child Spends Just 7 Hours A Week Outside, But More Than Twice That Playing Video Games Inside
The survey also found that 40 percent of parents have to force their children to leave the house in order to spend time outdoors. Read the article here.
Mar 12, 2018
Social Media Friends Can Bruise Your Body Image
Seeing too many social media posts from friends about their fitness activity can harm your body image, a new study contends. Read the article here.
Aug 2, 2017
Turns Out, Activity Trackers Discourage Teenagers From Exercise
Wearable activity trackers such as FitBit could be doing more harm than good in encouraging young teenagers to exercise, a study suggests. Read the article here.
Jul 13, 2017
Teenagers Are As Sedentary As 60-Year-Olds By Age 19
Researchers wonder whether teens’ increasing inactivity has to do with how the school day is structured and the increasing number of screens in our modern world. Read the article here.
Jul 9, 2015
What Teens Are Really Searching For Online
Among the many other things teens are looking for online, many of their searches are health related.
Read the article here.
Jul 1, 2015
Young Becoming Hostages to Handheld Devices
Future generations of young people risk becoming “hostages to handheld devices” and disengaged from physical activity, a sports charity says. Read the article here.
Feb 26, 2014
Surprising Behaviors That Put Teens At Serious Risk of Depression
A new study shows that an ‘invisible risk’ group of adolescents – who use tons of media and don’t get enough sleep or exercise – are in danger of serious mental health issues. Read the article here.