Children should engage in active activities and not to sit for hours at the TV or computer. According to scientists from Australia. They are in the framework of recent studies have shown that children who spend a lot of time in front of the screen, significantly increases the likelihood of developing diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
About 40% of children from the study group was performed for 14 or more hours a week in front of the TV. Obtained in this subgroup of health information the researchers compared with the results of a survey of children who watched TV rarely or never watched at all.
The smaller the child spent time sitting in front of a screen, the less he had a chance of having diseases of the skeletal system. Scientists pay attention, especially harmful TV for children under 7 years of age. In this group, bone problems due to a sedentary lifestyle develop most often.
Note, negatively affects not only the TV. Absolutely identical effect have computers, phones, tablets, and game consoles.