Active Lives Survey

Post 3. Children’s self-reported physical activity data – weighing up the evidence

In the last few weeks much has been made of the physical activity levels of children and adolescents in England. In late November, as part of the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance Global Matrix 3.0, the Active Healthy Kids England 2018 Report Card was published. The Report Card, which is led by Professor Martyn Standage (@Martyn_Standage) and colleagues builds on the 2014 and 2016 versions to provide an update on performances on, the provision for, and support for physical activity opportunities for children and young people. Using nationally representative self-report survey (questionnaire) data, it demonstrated that 23% of boys and Read More