2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor

The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadian adults (18 years and older) specifically about a range of facilities in their community where they may participate in physical activity and sport.
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Bulletin 8: Nature of sport participation

2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 8: Nature of sport participation

Summary

The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor examined Canadians’ participation in sport and found that 25% of adults (18 years and older) indicate that they participate in sport (see Bulletin no. 1 in this series). The survey also asked about the nature of their participation, including the degree of structure of the environment, the use of coaching, training, and the level of competition.

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Publication Date: March 29, 2019

Bulletin 7: Parks and green spaces for physical activity and sport

2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 7: Parks and green spaces for physical activity and sport

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The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor asked adults about the availability, their satisfaction, and usage of places to be active within the community. Previous bulletins explore perceptions about the places that one can safely walk, bicycle, other types of specifically designed places to be active, or multi-purpose recreation trails in the community. This research bulletin examines the availability of parks and green spaces in the community, satisfaction levels with the amount, and usage of these spaces.

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Publication Date: March 29, 2019

Bulletin 9: Frequently reported sports

2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 9: Frequently reported sports

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The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor explored Canadians’ participation in sport and found that 25% of adults, 18 years and older, report participating in sport (see Bulletin 1). The survey also asked about the nature of their participation, including the degree of structure of the environment, the use of coaching, training, and the level of competition (see Bulletin 8). In addition, sport participants were asked to volunteer the top four sports that they participate in, and this bulletin describes the findings.

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Publication Date: March 11, 2019

Bulletin 6: Multi-purpose recreation trails for physical activity and sport

2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 6: Multi-purpose recreation trails for physical activity and sport

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The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadian adults about their perceptions about the availability, their satisfaction, and usage of a variety of places to be active within the community. Previous bulletins examined places that one can safely walk, spaces to safely bicycle, other types of specifically designed places to be active, and a future bulletin examines parks and green spaces. This current research bulletin examines the availability of multi-purpose recreation trails for physical activity and sport, satisfaction levels with the amount of these trails, and their usage.

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Publication Date: March 11, 2019

Bulletin 5: Specifically designed facilities for physical activity and sport

2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 5: Specifically designed facilities for physical activity and sport

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The Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute’s 2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor explored Canadians’ perceptions about the availability, their satisfaction, and usage of a range of places to be active within the community.This research bulletin examines the availability of other spaces in the community that are specifically designed for physical activity and sport, satisfaction levels with the amount of these places in the community, and usage of these specifically designed physical activity or sport spaces.

 

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Publication Date: November 30, 2018

Bulletin 1: Sport participation in Canada

2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 1: Sport participation in Canada

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The 2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadians about their participation in sport, defining sport as physical activities that usually involve competition and rules and
develop specific skills. Based on this definition, 25% of Canadians 18 years and older indicate that they participate in sport.

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Publication Date: November 30, 2018

Bulletin 3: Places to safely walk

2016-2018 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 3: Places to safely walk

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This particular research bulletin examines Canadians’ perspectives about the amount of places to safely walk in their community, the level of satisfaction with the amount of places to safely walk, and finally, their usage of such places. Each of these factors are explored in relation to key socio-demographic factors such as gender, age, education level, household income
level, employment and marital status, region, and community characteristics.

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Publication Date: October 30, 2018