New article about users of nutrition, weight loss, and fitness websites
Our team members Hana Machackova and David Smahel and our collaborator Carlos A. Almenara published an article "Sociodemographic, attitudinal, and behavioral correlates of using nutrition, weight loss, and fitness websites: An online survey" in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
Nutrition, diet, and fitness are among the most searched health topics by internet users. Besides that, health-related internet users are diverse in their motivations and individual characteristics. However, little is known about the individual characteristics associated with the usage of nutrition, weight loss, and fitness websites. The aim of the study was to examine individual factors associated with usage of these websites.
You can read the full article, that is available for free, on the Journal of Medical Internet Research here.
Online on the phone: Czech children’s internet use
A survey of 2,825 Czech children showed that 84% access the internet daily using their mobile phones and only 45% use a computer. Even the youngest children aged 9 to 10 years use predominantly their phones to go online (64% use it daily), while 29% of all children say that they are online on their mobile ‘almost all the time’. How does this affect their experiences and exposure to risk?
New article about Czech GPs’ perspectives on eHealth use
Our team published an article "GPs’ perspectives on eHealth use in the Czech Republic: a cross-sectional mixed-design survey study" in BJGP Open
Cyberpsychology published new summer issue
Cyberpsychology is happy to present a summer issue with seven new and exciting articles covering a wide range of topics.
New special issue on digital advertising and consumer empowerment
Cyberpsychology published a new special issue about the timely topic of digital advertising and consumer empowerment.