13 Dec 2021 Active Healthy Kids Scotland Report Card receives media attention
There has been a lot of media attention given to the recently released 2021 Active Healthy Kids Scotland Report Card. The focus of most of the media reporting was the screen time data. The summary of media coverage is below. Congratulations, team Scotland!
- Strathclyde University website, 23/11/2021
News story “Widening inequalities’ in children’s physical activity”
- The National, 24/11/21
Article “Activity inequality was growing before Covid, research finds” by Gregor Young
- Medical Xpress, 24/11/21
Article “Widening inequalities’ in children’s physical activity even before the pandemic” by the University of Strathclyde
- The Times, 24/11/2021
Article “Children shun outdoors for eight hours a day on screens” by Helen Puttick
- Scottish Daily Mail, 25/11/2021
Article titled “Children now spend 8 hours a day staring at screens. Lifestyle spark health fear” by Kate Foster.
- The Sunday Post, 28/11/2021
Article “The touch screen generation: A problem staring us in the face” by Judy Murray
- University of Glasgow website, Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit page, 30/11/2021
News story “Widening inequalities in Scottish children’s physical activity”