Teenage girls screen and tablet time has tripled

by Lauren Abbott
Teenage girls are spending more time starting at a screen than ever before according to the latest piece of research. 
 
Girls aged 15 and over are apparently spending triple the amount of time using technology now than they were in 2002.
 
The World Health Organisation says young people risk being harmed by a dramatic rise in the use of social media and computer games.
 
Screen time among teenage girls is said to have tripled

Screen time among teenage girls is said to have tripled

 
 
While experts say it is contributing to children of both sexes not doing the recommended level of exercise each day.
 
Dame Kelly Holmes. Picture Steve Crispe

Dame Kelly Holmes. Picture: Steve Crispe

 
In an interview with kmfm, Kent's double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes says schools play a large part:
 
 
 
 

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