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Ireland North and South Physical Activity Report Card 2016

Creator:

Harrington D, Research Work Group for Ireland's Report Card on Physical Activity in Children and Youth

Subject Keywords: Children, Activity level, Physical activity
Set: Obesity
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: All-island
Description:

Are Our Kids Moving with the Times?

Physical activity (PA) guidelines in Ireland, both North and South, recommend that children should accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous PA (MVPA) daily for health benefits.

Despite these recommendations not all children on the island of Ireland are meeting this target. In the 2014 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth Overall Physical Activity Levels was graded a D- {add link to 2014 card page}

We have established a set of baseline grades. We now present updated grades to take into account new data. The 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity is a document that contains all data on indicators related to children’s physical activity levels from Ireland North and South between 2011 and 2015. The evidence is ‘graded’ using a standardised grading scheme.

Surveillance of indicators related to physical activity is vital for sustainable success and, ultimately, to improve the health profile of our children

 

Report Card - Long Form

Report Card - Short Form

Date:

16/11/2016

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Harrington D, Research Work Group for Ireland's Report Card on Physical Activity in Children and Youth. (2016) Ireland North and South Physical Activity Report Card 2016 [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/1036820 [Accessed: 22nd August 2017].

  

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