2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

This study explores individual factors in their relation to physical activity and sport, including awareness of messages, knowledge, beliefs about the benefits, attitudes, self-efficacy, behavioural control, intention, and initial steps to becoming active.

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Bulletin 24: Preferred physical activity routine

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 24: Preferred physical activity routine

Summary

The 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadians about their preferred or ideal physical activity routine in the absence of conflicting commitments. This includes the number of days one would prefer to be active, the amount of time, intensity of the activity, as well as the feasibility of incorporating this preferred routine into their current schedule given current commitments. This bulletin summarizes these findings in relation to individual, household, and community characteristics.

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Publication Date: March 30, 2018

Bulletin 23: Consultation with a health professional and perceptions of associated health benefits

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 23: Consultation with a health professional and perceptions of associated health benefits

Summary

The 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor assessed factors associated with physical activity. The survey asked Canadian adults if they had heard about physical activity from a health professional in the year prior to the survey. In addition, questions were asked about perceptions of how physical activity contributes to certain health behaviours such as smoking cessation, choosing a healthy diet, and reducing the risk of obesity. This bulletin summarizes these findings in relation to individual, household, and community characteristics.

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Publication Date: March 30, 2018

Bulletin 21: Locations to be active in the community

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 21: Locations to be active in the community

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The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor asked adults about factors associated with physical activity and sport, including where they are active in their communities. This bulletin summarizes these findings in relation to individual, household, and community characteristics.

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Publication Date: March 30, 2018

Bulletin 20: Exposure to, and preferences for, sources of information on physical activity

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 20: Exposure to, and preferences for, sources of information on physical activity

Summary

The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor asked adults about factors associated with physical activity and sport, such as where they have seen or heard of information about physical activity most often and what would be their go-to source for looking for information. This bulletin summarizes these findings in relation to individual, household, and community characteristics.

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Publication Date: March 30, 2018

Bulletin 22: Active transportation among adults

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 22: Active transportation among adults

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The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor explores physical activity behaviours among adults (18 years and older). In addition, the study examines factors associated with activity levels such as the use of active modes of transportation.

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Publication Date: January 30, 2018

Bulletin 19: Importance of, and attitudes towards physical activity

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 19: Importance of, and attitudes towards physical activity

Summary

The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadians (18 years and older) about the degree of importance that they attribute to physical activity and their attitudes towards physical activity and sport.In addition, adults were also asked about various attitudes towards physical activity.

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Publication Date: January 5, 2018

Bulletin 14: Knowledge of appropriate levels of physical activity to meet recommendations

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 14: Knowledge of appropriate levels of physical activity to meet recommendations

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In the 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor, the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute asked Canadian adults (aged 18 and older) about their knowledge of the amount of
physical activity required for health.

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Publication Date: November 30, 2017

Bulletin 13: Prompted and unprompted awareness about guidelines for physical activity

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 13: Prompted and unprompted awareness about guidelines for physical activity

Summary

The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadian adults (aged 18 and older) about their awareness of guidelines for physical activity, both through a prompted and an unprompted question (or volunteered response). This bulletin summarizes these findings, in relation to demographic factors such as age, education, household income, or community size.

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Publication Date: September 30, 2017

Bulletin 18: Intention to be active and reasons to be active

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 18: Intention to be active and reasons to be active

Summary

The 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor asked adults in Canada about factors associated with their activity level, including their intention to be more active, the reasons for being more active, and describing what would help them become more active. This bulletin summarizes these findings in relation to individual, household, and community characteristics.
Intention to be active

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Publication Date: March 31, 2017

Bulletin 17: Steps towards becoming more active

2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 17: Steps towards becoming more active

Summary

The 2014-2015 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadian adults about factors associated with their activity level, including steps that they may have taken in the past year with the purpose of becoming more active. Adults were asked about steps which ranged from seeking information to more active involvement such as trying a class or taking the stairs. In addition, they were also asked about the degree to which these steps helped them actually become more active. This bulletin summarizes these findings in relation to individual, household, and community characteristics.

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Publication Date: February 28, 2017

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