Tag Archives: Exercise

Click and Exercise! Amazon, Netflix, Hulu—Are You Listening?

By DEBORAH A. COHEN Physical inactivity is a mounting challenge for America. In reviewing the 2013-2015 American time use survey, we found that most Americans report spending their daily leisure time watching screens, and devote only a small fraction of leisure time—24 minutes for men and 14 minutes for women—to physical activity. A recent longitudinal examination of the… Read More »

For Poor Kids, Less Time Spent on Reading, Exercise: Study

THURSDAY, Sept. 26, 2019 — As they get older, poor kids tend to read and exercise less than their better-off counterparts, a new study finds. “How children spend their time has important implications for their emotional, social and cognitive development, and consequently for their future,” said lead study author Slawa Rokicki, an instructor at the… Read More »