News-Medical.Net September 8, 2022
Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.

Researchers studying how children’s daily activities are associated with their health have developed a web app that shows users how reallocating time in their day from one activity to another could impact their health and academic performance. The new app and the data used to develop it are described in a paper published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Dorothea Dumuid of University of South Australia and colleagues.

How we use our time may affect our health, wellbeing and productivity, but the relationships between time use and outcomes can be challenging for both health professionals and the general public to interpret.

In the new study, the researchers used data on 1,685 eleven-to-twelve year-old children enrolled in the...

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