2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor

This study reports on data collected in 2010-2011 which examines factors influencing participation in physical activity among children and youth. It also explores sport participation among children and youth. Topics include active transportation, use of time after school, local opportunities to be active, parental involvement, and activity preferences.

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Bulletin 14: Barriers to children’s participation in physical activity

2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 14: Barriers to children’s participation in physical activity

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The 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents to indicate the barriers that prevent their child from being more active. Parents reported several key barriers, including time concerns and competing demands, physical and personality characteristics, physical and social environment, and cost. These have been grouped and are summarized in this research bulletin.

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Publication Date: September 4, 2014

Bulletin 13 : School use of community facilities for physical activity and sport

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Bulletin 13 : School use of community facilities for physical activity and sport

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The 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents about the use of community facilities for school physical activity or sport programs by their children’s school.

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Publication Date: July 18, 2014

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Bulletin 12: Opportunities at school to be active

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Bulletin 12: Opportunities at school to be active

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The 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents about certain opportunities at school to support their child being active. Specifically, parents were asked to indicate whether their children acquire sufficient amounts of physical activity through physical education classes offered at school.  Parents were also asked to report on the availability of other physical activity and sports programs offered outside of these physical education classes. In addition, parents were asked whether their children participate in these programs and the extent to which these programs meet their children’s physical activity needs.

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Publication Date: May 9, 2014

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Bulletin 15: Methods for the 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor

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Bulletin 15: Methods for the 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor

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The Physical Activity Monitors (PAM) are national, random-digit dialing, telephone-based surveys of a representative population sample, which have been developed by the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute.

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Publication Date: March 31, 2014

Bulletin 11: Reasons for participating in physical activity

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Bulletin 11: Reasons for participating in physical activity

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The 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents about their children’s reasons for participating in physical activity.

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Publication Date: March 6, 2014

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Bulletin 10: Transportation among children and youth

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Bulletin 10: Transportation among children and youth

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The 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor explored modes of transportation among children and youth. Parents were asked to indicate how their children regularly commute to and from school.

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Publication Date: February 7, 2014

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Bulletin 09: Satisfaction with places to be active in the community

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Bulletin 09: Satisfaction with places to be active in the community

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Bulletin 7 of the 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents about the availability of programs and places in their local community that their child can be active. This bulletin further explores parent's views about how these places meet the needs of their children.

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Publication Date: December 20, 2013

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Bulletin 08: Children’s use of places to be active in the community

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Bulletin 08: Children’s use of places to be active in the community

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Bulletin 7 of the 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents about the availability of programs and places in their local community that their child can be active, and Bulletin 9 will report on parents' views about how these places meet the child's needs. This bulletin further explores children's use of these places to be active.

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Publication Date: December 20, 2013

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Bulletin 06: Preferences for types of activities

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Bulletin 06: Preferences for types of activities

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The 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents about their children’s preferences for certain types of activities. This bulletin explores parents’ beliefs about their children’s preferences for physical activity, structure of the activity (organized or unorganized), intensity (vigorous or moderate), competitiveness, and skill level.

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Publication Date: November 21, 2013

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Bulletin 07: Availability of programs and places to be active in the community

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Bulletin 07: Availability of programs and places to be active in the community

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The 2010-2011 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents about the availability of programs and places in their local community where their child can be active.

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Publication Date: September 30, 2013

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