6 Ways to Stay Happy, Healthy as an Online Student

by Bradley Fuster, US News

Experts cite an optimum time of 10 hours per week per online class, and more than 10 hours for each online graduate course‚Äč . For the typical full-time online student, that can add up to 40 to 50 hours per week of intensive seated screen time. Common ailments associated with extended computer use include musculoskeletal problems, repetitive stress injury, vision problems, headaches, obesity and stress disorders. In order to remain physically and mentally healthy, prospective online students should consider their work environment and actively aim to reduce any technology-induced health risks. Below are five recommendations to minimize health risks as an online student.


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