Screen time use sparks discussion over how much is too much

Haylesh Patel, esports exercise physiologist for the University of California, Irvine said, “The activity of computer usage or screen time is sedentary by its nature, and there is a body of scientific literature that shows the negative effects of increased sedentary time upon the body.” … Mimi Ito, Director of the Connected Learning Lab at UC Irvine and Executive Director of Connected Camps, notes that “strict screen time rules, monitoring and surveillance are not always the best strategies, which is why even the American Association of Pediatrics has moved away from them.”