18 Jan 2019

More screentime for preschoolers leads to obesity, study finds

From Summer Report, 8:35 am on 18 January 2019

New research here in New Zealand has found preschoolers who spend too long in front of screens are more likely to be obese, visit the doctor more often and have poorer physical motor skills. That's some of the findings of the first ever Kiwi research analysing screen-time use, from children taking part in the Growing Up in New Zealand study.