Active versus Passive Screen Time for Young Children

  title={Active versus Passive Screen Time for Young Children},
  author={Penelope Sweetser and Daniel M. Johnson and Anne Ozdowska and Peta Wyeth},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Early Childhood},
  pages={94 - 98}
IN THIS PAPER WE REPORT SOME initial findings from our investigations into the Australian Government's Longitudinal Study of Australian Children dataset. It is revealed that the majority of Australian children are exceeding the government's Screen Time recommendations and that most of their screen time is spent as TV viewing, as opposed to video game play or computer use. In light of this finding, we review the body of research surrounding children's engagement in Screen Time activities and the… 

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